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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.

Mathis Berger

New patent law provisions addressing pharmaceuticals

Intellectual Property - Switzerland
Nater Dallafior Rechtsanwälte AG

New provisions amending the Patent Act recently entered into force.

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.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

CRE endorses retailers' use of benefit and loyalty programmes

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Energy Regulatory Commission recently confirmed that certain business models used by retailers of refined products (eg, diesel and gasoline) are valid and stimulate competition in the market to the benefit of customers.

Federico De Noriega

New cybersecurity rules for banks

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently published a resolution in the Official Gazette modifying the general regulations that apply to banks.

Colin Leckey

Trade union's Deliveroo judicial review challenge fails

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court recently dismissed a judicial review challenge to a finding by the Central Arbitration Committee that Deliveroo riders are not workers.

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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