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Samuel B Boxerman

EPA issues final attainment area designations for ozone NAAQS

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule addressing which areas of the United States are in attainment of the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

Sean Dempsey

Uber's worker status appeal rejected

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently upheld the Employment Tribunal decision that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors.

Dieter Hauck

Ringing twice – not always the postman

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Following some busy years conducting dawn raids in various industries, the Federal Cartel Authority (FCA) recently published guidelines regarding such searches.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court rules on waiver of challenge

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court held that an arbitration clause contained a valid waiver of challenge against the award.

Alain Levy

New obligations for disclosure of beneficial owners in private M&A transactions

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

Following the introduction of Ordinance 2016-1635 and Decree 2017-1094, non-listed companies which previously were not required to disclose the identity of their shareholders and maintained confidentiality through shareholders' agreements must now disclose their beneficial owners not only when a company is set up, but also on a continuous basis.

Adrian Miedema

Court dismisses health and safety charge given due diligence

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

An Ontario court recently dismissed an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge in a fatality case, finding that the employer had established due diligence.

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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