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Sanaya F Vachha

Penalty imposed on electric cable manufacturers for non-disclosure of material information

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently initiated proceedings against 18 electric cable manufacturers which had engaged in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act by failing to disclose to consumers that there were cash/cash coupons in the packaging of electric wire cable bundles.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes updated swap data reporting regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has proposed the first instalment of a series of amendments to its rules relating to swap data repositories and the reporting of swap data.

Joanne Edwards

International aspects to a nuptial agreement

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

When one or both parties to a marriage have a connection with another country in addition to England and Wales, there are international considerations and implications to take into account when considering a nuptial agreement.

Pranay Bhatia

Mumbai Tax Tribunal rules on service permanent establishment threshold: leave periods and multiple counting

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Mumbai Tax Tribunal recently ruled in a case concerning the threshold for determining whether a taxpayer has a service permanent establishment in India, finding that the multiple counting of employees on a particular day is prohibited under the India-UK tax treaty.

Lynn Ing

Update on PMPRB guidelines modernisation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) previously announced that the steering committee on guidelines modernisation would hold its final meeting on 13 May 2019 to discuss both a draft report of its deliberations and the working group's final report.

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession: judiciary fails to uphold local law or Cape Town Convention

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

Following developments earlier in 2019, aircraft repossession has continued to be in the spotlight – yet again with regard to the Oceanair Linhas Aéreas SA (commonly known as 'Avianca Brazil') bankruptcy and, in particular, the experience of lessors that sought repossession of leased aircraft therefrom.

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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