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Karsten Metzlaff

For want of an asterisk: regional court scrutinises franchisor's TV advertising

Franchising - Germany
Noerr LLP

The Munich Regional Court I recently established a new precedent for competition restriction, which is prohibited in franchising systems under the Act against Restraints on Competition.

Jennie Cherry

US reporting checklist for foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Trusts classified as foreign for US tax purposes, whether established under the law of a US state or of an offshore jurisdiction, must review whether they have any US tax or information reporting filings to make in 2019 with regard to income earned and distributions made in 2018.

Ruth Zadikany

DOJ argues that Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently filed a brief in the Supreme Court arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.

Abigail Ruiz

Companies' criminal and administrative liability

White Collar Crime - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Historically, only individuals could commit crimes in Mexico.

David Schwartz

Five important changes to Patent Act now in effect

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Budget Implementation Act 2018, which recently received royal assent, introduced important changes to the Patent Act that will affect the scope of protection available under Canadian patents.

Jessica Carr

Clarification in SARS' latest issue of Interpretation Note 64

Real Estate - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service recently published the fourth issue of Interpretation Note 64, which seeks to provide guidance on the application and interpretation of Section 10(1)(e) of the Income Tax Act.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey