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Emeka Akabogu

Doing maritime business in Nigeria's $10 billion charter market

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

The general Nigerian economic landscape could be seen as challenging, but its robustness and potential make it worthwhile for parties that do their research.

Magdalena Kotyrba

One year to go: Q&A on EU Medical Devices Regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force in May 2017 and will fully apply from 26 May 2020.

Jon Chesman

Will director-shareholders always be liable to repay unlawful dividends?

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

A series of recent cases have examined the circumstances in which a dividend can be challenged on the basis that it has been unlawfully paid.

Pranay Bhatia

CBDT clarifies assessment procedure for start-ups

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) recently issued a circular clarifying the applicability of Section 56(2)(viib) of the Income Tax Act and the procedure that must be followed by tax officers in assessment proceedings.

Dieter Hauck

Amazon slightly changes course

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Amazon has offered to change its terms and conditions following a series of Federal Competition Authority (FCA) investigations regarding business practices on the 'Amazon.de' marketplace.

Geraldine Elliott

Notice givers take care – ignore contracts at your peril

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that an objective test will be applied when assessing whether a unilateral contractual notice has been validly given.

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