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John Pearson

Letters of credit in aircraft leasing: a refresher

Aviation - International
Vedder Price LLP

Letters of credit are often issued in aircraft leasing transactions as an alternative to the provision of a cash security deposit and, less frequently, the obligation to pay maintenance reserves in cash.

Eva Škufca

CPA imposes record fine for failure to notify concentration

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr

In early 2019 the Competition Protection Agency (CPA) imposed a record fine of almost €54 million for a failure to notify a concentration (so-called 'gun jumping').

Alexander Vogel

Rules of conduct under FinSA

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The rules of conduct under the Federal Act on Financial Services (FinSA) are based on the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC) and the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2014/65/EU) and simplify market entry to the European Union for Swiss financial services providers.

Okan Can

Influencer advertising and brand protection

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The Influencer Marketing Hub recently published The State of Influencer Marketing 2019: Benchmark Report, which showed that influencer marketing has grown exponentially in the past few years.

Brian Baggott

DOL issues final rule clarifying how to calculate regular rate for overtime pay

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

The US Department of Labour has announced a final rule (the new rule) that updates several regulations regarding what forms of payment employers can exclude in the time-and-a-half calculation for overtime pay.

Lina Wiedenbach

Insurers' duty to advise assureds in cases of amended general terms and conditions

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Hamm Higher Regional Court decision concerning insurers' duty of advice continues the previous case law in respect of partly favourable and partly unfavourable new conditions or conditions that are merely more favourable for the policyholder.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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