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Emeka Akabogu

Limiting shipowner liability: how to have your cake and eat it

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Shipowners whose ships have caused damage will not want their ship to be arrested, but also will not want to pay damages to the extent of the actual claim.

Jessica Carr

Clarification in SARS' latest issue of Interpretation Note 64

Real Estate - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service recently published the fourth issue of Interpretation Note 64, which seeks to provide guidance on the application and interpretation of Section 10(1)(e) of the Income Tax Act.

Ben Yates

Email scams and related recovery litigation

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a series of recent judgments, the first-instance courts in Hong Kong have demonstrated an increasing flexibility in assisting victims of internet and email fraud, including granting declaratory relief without trial.

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.

Li Jie

Recognition of well-known trademarks in internet industry

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

In July 2018 the Supreme People's Court confirmed the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board's decision to invalidate the pre-emptive registration of the trademark 美图秀秀MEITUXIUXIU in Class 3.

Steven Lorber

Court of Appeal holds employer liable for wrongful disclosure of personal data by rogue employee

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The High Court recently considered a case where an internal auditor from the supermarket chain Morrisons disclosed payroll data on the Internet relating to about 100,000 of his colleagues following an internal disciplinary process.

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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