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Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Appellate court rules that subrogated insurers assume same rights and limitations as assureds

Insurance - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

A recent Sao Paulo State Appellate Court case concerned a carriage of goods by sea from Port Everglades (United States) to the port of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Pranay Bhatia

Does Section 195 of Income Tax Act apply to salaries of employees seconded by foreign entities?

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Bombay High Court recently considered whether a taxpayer, which was resident in India and the sole owner of a business that provided personnel on an as-needed basis to foreign companies, had been required to deduct tax under Section 195 of the Income Tax Act when paying an employee who it had loaned to a Kuwait-based company.

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

Readiness for global sulphur cap – BIMCO's new IMO 2020 clauses

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Most parties involved in the shipping industry will by now have a clear picture of the requirements under the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels.

Joe Sebestyen

Reference re Environmental Management Act (British Columbia): one step forward for Trans Mountain

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

A recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision is significant because it has removed (for now at least) one of the barriers to the development and construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

Laura Pierallini

General ban on operation of night-time flights removed

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Administrative Supreme Court recently ruled on the operation of night-time flights for civil purposes over Italian national territory, issuing a milestone decision that put an end to a 20-year regulatory dispute.

Lucy Lewis

Failing to enhance pay for shared parental leave is not sex discrimination

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In an emphatic judgment, the Court of Appeal has ruled that it is not direct discrimination, indirect discrimination or a breach of equal pay rights to provide enhanced pay for maternity leave and statutory pay only for shared parental leave (SPL).

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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