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Latest Roundup of Indian Cases Shows Courts Tackling Marketing Intangibles, Loan Guarantees

A recent survey of Indian transfer pricing cases reveals that while the country's international tax appellate tribunals are beginning to touch on substantive transfer pricing issues, such as the treatment of marketing intangibles and loan guarantees, many of the ITAT … Continue reading

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UK top judge: national courts not bound by Europe rights court

The UK’s top judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales Lord Igor Judge [official profile], said on Wednesday that UK courts are not bound by decisions from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website]. Speaking before the … Continue reading

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Free speech rulings by the federal courts

Free speech rulings by the federal courts Selected decisions by U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal In Swartzwelder v McNeilly, 01-1085, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, held that a public employer may not require that its employee obtain … Continue reading

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Libya to abolish state security courts

[JURIST] Libyan transitional justice minister Mohammed al-Alagi said Monday that he plans to abolish the nation’s security prosecution and court and the state security appeals court. The state security court system had been used to jail thousands of dissidents and … Continue reading

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In Granting Class Certification District Courts Must Consider the Merits of the Claims — Ellis v. Costco Wholesale Corp.

InEllis v. Costco Wholesale Corp., the district court certified a nation-wide class of female Costco employees in what amounted to a carbon copy of the Dukes case against Wal-Mart. The Ninth Circuit was therefore required to re-evaluate the certification decision … Continue reading

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