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Andrew S Rosenman

New NLRB guidance memorandum on workplace policies and handbooks

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

The National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a new guidance memorandum clarifying the standard that it will apply when interpreting employer workplace policies and handbooks following its recent decision in The Boeing Co.

Samuel B Boxerman

EPA approves Oklahoma CCR disposal plan

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved Oklahoma's proposed permitting programme for the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCR) in landfills and surface impoundments, making the state the first to have a federally approved CCR disposal programme under Subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act..

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI imposes penalty on airlines for fixing fuel surcharge rates

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently imposed a cumulative penalty of approximately Rs540 million on Jet Airways (India) Ltd, InterGlobe Aviation Limited and SpiceJet Limited for fixing fuel surcharge (FSC) rates for cargo transport.

David Williams

Forms of authority for medical records post-GDPR

IT & Internet - United Kingdom
DAC Beachcroft

In defending personal injury claims, the ability of compensating insurers and their representatives to seek access to the claimant's medical records is often important in enabling claims to be scrutinised and medical evidence to be obtained.

Taco van der Valk

Supreme Court confirms right to limit liability

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Supreme Court has reconfirmed the right to limit liability under Dutch law, even in personal injury cases.

Jeffrey Kleywegt

Supreme Court further clarifies scope of 'main proceedings' for pre-judgment attachments in cross-border disputes

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Dutch courts have jurisdiction to grant permission for pre-judgment attachment on assets that are located in the Netherlands, even if the debtor is foreign and the Dutch courts have no jurisdiction in the main proceedings.

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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