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Nic Journeaux

Slowly getting to grips with unjust enrichment and Jersey's legal 'hot potatoes'

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A long-running Jersey fraud case illustrates the difficult task that the Channel Island courts sometimes have in comparing and distinguishing between developed principles of English law and foundational elements of the islands' customary law.

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.

Samuel Yang

China strengthens regulation of online audiovisual services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Administrative Provisions on Online Audiovisual Information Services, which were jointly issued by the Cyberspace Administration of China and two other departments in November 2019, recently came into effect.

Katrina Edge

Enforcement of Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012

Banking - Jersey
Ogier

Under the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 1983, the powers of a secured party on enforcement were limited to a power of sale.

Bernhard Lötscher

Corporate criminal liability: commodity trader pays Sfr94 million for lack of organisational corruption prevention

White Collar Crime - Switzerland
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd

Under Swiss criminal law, criminal offences committed within a corporation during the course of its commercial activities may result in the corporation's direct criminal liability if the offence cannot be allocated to a specific individual within the corporation due to the corporation's deficient organisation.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

Court of Appeal overturns High Court decision on breach of contract of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a High Court decision regarding the alleged breach of a contract of carriage.

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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