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Louis Botha

Domestic treasury management companies – alignment of tax and exchange control provisions

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

When the domestic treasury management company (DTMC) regime came into effect in 2013, a 'DTMC' was defined in the Income Tax Act as a company that is incorporated or deemed to be incorporated in South Africa.

Shane D Todd

Government appoints new expert panel on labour standards

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The federal government has established an independent expert panel to provide advice and conduct consultations on the modernisation of labour standards in Part III of the Canada Labour Code.

Alvin Tang

Directors duty to act in company's best interests: how much is too much?

Company & Commercial - Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

A recent case suggests that there are limits to the way in which directors can act when taking steps to protect a company.

Philip Jeyaretnam

Need for speed: get your anti-suit injunction fast!

Arbitration & ADR - Singapore
Dentons Rodyk

Parties entering into arbitration agreements ordinarily abide by their contractually chosen dispute resolution mechanism and proceed accordingly.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission sets aside show cause notice

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently examined whether Wateen Telecom Limited had resorted to a tie-in arrangement for analogue TV services provided to a housing scheme in Lahore, restricting consumer choice and abusing its dominant position in violation of the Competition Act.

Arturo Sferruzza

Fine line between financial initiatives in PV greenhouses and genuine agricultural projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The Regional Administrative Court of Sardinia recently annulled the regional authority's decision to revoke authorisation for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic (PV) plant on the rooftops of agricultural greenhouses following its alleged loss of status as an agricultural company.

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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