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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.

Martin Kube

Carriers' liability for implementing safety instructions

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Bremen Regional Court decision serves as a stark reminder to carriers that all contractual obligations, particularly those relating to security instructions, must be fulfilled and that any carrier found to have breached these obligations could face unrestricted liability in the event of damages.

Sosuke Kimura

Kyoto District Court rules on raising of capital by third-party allotment

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Kyoto District Court recently ruled in favour of a shareholder's petition that a listed issuer cease an offering of its new shares by third-party allotment on the grounds that the offering had been conducted through an 'extremely unfair method', despite having been approved by a resolution at the issuer's shareholders' meeting.

Urszula Wojtyra

List of generic submissions under review now available

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently advised that it would implement certain proposals for its prescription drug product transparency initiatives.

Libin Zhang

Draft Atomic Energy Law published for public comment

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The Ministry of Justice recently published for public comment the draft Atomic Energy Law, which the legislature had been drafting for nearly 30 years.

Samuel Yang

Cyberspace Administration of China issues regulations for financial information service providers

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently issued the Administrative Regulations on the Provision of Financial Information Services.

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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