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Ruth Zadikany

California appellate court rules that Dynamex test applies only to wage order claims

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

A California appellate court has ruled that the California Supreme Court's recent decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v Superior Court, which established a new test for determining whether to classify workers as independent contractors, is limited to claims under the Industrial Welfare Commission's wage orders.

Seema S Mansoor

Totality of impression and test of average consumer in trademark infringement

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Sindh High Court recently overturned a registrar of trademarks' decision following an appeal by Moonlite Trading and rejected MF Enterprises' application to register its infringing FASTER BLACK COBRA mark.

Jerome Brink

Important judgment for taxpayers regarding trading stock valuation

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently determined whether the net realisable value of taxpayers' trading stock should be accepted as representing the value of the trading stock held and not disposed of at the end of the respective assessment years.

Rogério Fernando Taffarello

Brazilian enforcement in 2019: what to expect

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

The new year started with a new government taking office.

Herman Steen

When are owners obliged to commence approach voyage to loading port?

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

In charterparties where no expected time of arrival or readiness to load at the loading port is stated, the question will be whether an equivalent can be identified which can be used as the basis for an absolute obligation requiring the owners to proceed to the loading port by a particular time.

Jan Erik Janssen

Broadening subsidy scheme for renewable energy: from SDE+ to SDE++

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The minister of economic affairs and climate policy recently announced that the scope of the main subsidy scheme for renewable energy in the Netherlands, the Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production, will be broadened.

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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

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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