Publications

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Drake, a redefining judgment on breach of mandate and contractual damages

In a precedent setting judgment, the Supreme Court of Appeal in Drake Flemmer & Orsmond Inc & Another v Gajjar NO [2017] ZASCA 169 (1 December 2017) pronounced on the principles...

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Important decision from the Supreme Administrative Court [NSA]: Tax Authorities are now required to assess the correctness of the statistical classification in tax rulings.

The Supreme Administrative Court has confirmed that the Director of the National Fiscal Information Bureau will now be required to assess the correctness of the statistical classification...

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The UAE Competition Committee has finally become operational; merger control in the UAE and the GCC region

The UAE Competition Committee has become operational and therefore mergers and acquisitions may be subject to review in the near future.

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Japan's plea bargaining system

A new plea bargaining system – offering reduced penalties to companies that report certain violations and cooperate with government investigations – will come into effect in...

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CMS releases annual health insurance exchanges final rule

On April 9, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Benefit and Payment Parameters final rule for 2019 (2019 Payment Notice) applicable to qualified health ...

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China issues new rules tightening up overseas transfers of intellectual property rights ("IPR").

On 29 March 2018, the Chinese State Council released the External Transfer of Intellectual Property Rights Measures (for trial implementation) (the "IPR Overseas Transfer Measures")...

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Outlook for OTC drug regulation

Significant change is on the horizon for the over-the-counter (OTC) drug industry. OTC drug sales have grown from about US$3 billion in 1972 to over US$34 billion today, with over 300,000...

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DOJ hosts roundtable discussion on criminal antitrust compliance

On 9 April 2018 the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (Antitrust Division or Division) hosted the second of a series of roundtable discussions on antitrust enforcement.

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