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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI finds no evidence of resale price maintenance in sale of Kaff appliances on Snapdeal

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of resale price maintenance against Kaff Appliances (India) Pvt Ltd under Section 26(6) of the Competition Act 2002.

Stuart Broom

Liability of administrators for economic loss of a creditor

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

In a recent ruling, the Court of Appeal confirmed that administrators owe a duty to all creditors and cannot be held personally liable for the economic loss of a creditor where no special relationship exists.

Pranay Bhatia

General Anti-avoidance Rule – a pivotal development

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

In an attempt to curb tax evasion and avoid tax leakage, the government introduced the General Anti-avoidance Rule (GAAR), which took effect from April 2017.

Brian Simms

Supreme Court identifies its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust arbitration proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Supreme Court recently clarified its jurisdictional limits to assist in trust-related arbitrations, ruling that it has no such jurisdiction to allow service outside an action's jurisdiction.

Vicky Stilwell

Who takes the cake? Copyright over baked goods

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Professional and amateur bakers are often inspired by the extravagant and intricately designed cakes shown on TV shows.

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Brazil expands its maritime border

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In March 2019 the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea's Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf partially approved Brazil's April 2015 southern margin request, which will allow Brazil to add 170,000km2 to its continental shelf in addition to its exclusive economic zone.

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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