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Amer Pasalic

Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms new tort for public disclosure of private facts

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released a significant decision that expands occupiers' liability for violence on their premises and affirms a new privacy tort that censures the publication of aspects of an individual's private life without their consent.

Luke Tapp

Labour law modernisation efforts continue

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

After a busy 12 months for the development of labour laws in the United Arab Emirates, the authorities look set to continue to focus on modernisation efforts in 2019.

Dinesh Kumar

GST not applicable on reimbursement of salary on behalf of foreign entity as pure agent

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Authority for Advance Rulings recently considered the applicability of goods and services tax (GST) on expense reimbursements in the case of 'pure agents' – a key concept when evaluating taxable services, particularly for tax exemption claims in respect of expense reimbursements and applicable GST.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI approves Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto subject to structural modifications

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India has approved Bayer Aktiengesellschaft's proposed acquisition of Monsanto Company, subject to certain remedies.

Christoph Jirak

Electric vehicles exempt from emissions-reducing speed limits

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Constitutional Court recently dealt with a complaint by an electric vehicle owner who had exceeded an Air Immission Protection Act speed limit.

Sarper Sever

E-commerce websites and trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The popularity of e-commerce websites in Turkey has grown in recent years.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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