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Jakob Widner

Blue-collar and white-collar employees – sweetening the deal

Employment & Benefits - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

In its final session before the general election, Parliament passed a bill which serves as a first step in harmonising the different legal regimes covering blue-collar and white-collar employees.

Angelos Paphitis

Private investments in Cyprus – a bright future

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus saw its highest increase in gross domestic product in almost a decade in the first quarter of 2017.

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).

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.

Colleen Theresa Brown

CFPB principles for data aggregation services could have broad implications

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently released a set of consumer protection principles designed to protect consumer interests in the market for services built around consumer-approved use of financial information.

Valerie Allan

OGA consults on funding UK National Data Repository through OGA levy

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) recently opened a consultation seeking views from the oil and gas industry on its proposal to increase the levy (which is payable by all offshore petroleum licensees and is its primary source of funding) to support the creation and then maintenance of a UK National Data Repository.

OnDemand

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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