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Marco G Remiorz

Carrier liability for loss of goods and delayed delivery

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The distinction between freight and forwarding contracts is a common subject of legal disputes in Germany, as freight forwarders are generally liable only for organisational or selection faults and can usually relieve themselves of liability if they can prove that they chose a conscientious carrier.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

Upcoming reporting obligations for oil and gas permit holders

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Energy Regulatory Commission has received clearance from the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement to publish the general administrative provisions (GAPs) that set out the Guidelines for the Statistic Registry of Commercial Transactions Arising from Regulated Activities Performed with Natural Gas and Oil.

Marc Rodrigue

Sufficient evidence is key to overturning release for unfairness

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that a release signed by an employee should be overturned for unfairness only if there is clear evidence of a lack of fairness.

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.

Shubhangi Pathak

Account aggregators: financial information sharing framework

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The account aggregator ecosystem was introduced to solve the problems of data portability in the insurance sector, among others.

Roberta Harvey

Judge rules that parties cannot be forced to engage in ADR procedures

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The High Court recently ruled that parties cannot be ordered to engage in early neutral evaluation or financial dispute resolution procedures where one party objects to doing so.

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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