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David Heffernan

FAA plans to increase rest periods for US airline flight attendants

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun the process of amending its regulations to require that flight attendants at US airlines receive a rest period of at least 10 consecutive hours between periods of duty lasting 14 hours or less.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA fines broker-dealer for unsuitable sale of complex securities

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority recently censured and fined a Florida-based broker-dealer, including for failing to reasonably supervise sales of complex securities such as structured products and leveraged, inverse and inverse-leveraged exchange-traded funds.

Urszula Wojtyra

Update on biosimilars

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Since June 2018 a number of biosimilar developments – including with regard to approvals, pending submissions, regulatory matters, litigation and market access – have taken place in Canada.

Paul Ranjard

TRAB releases statistical analysis on 2018 trademark administrative cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB) has released analysis of its decisions that were challenged before the courts in 2018.

Andrae I Shaw

Speak now or forever hold your peace: court rejects insurer's attempt to withdraw defence

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently held that an insurer which had defended its insured for 10 months, without a reservation of rights, could not rely on a policy exclusion to withdraw its defence.

Marcel Meinhardt

Low fine for vertical price fixing against Swiss ski manufacturer after leniency application

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Competition Commission (ComCo) recently fined a Swiss manufacturer of skis and other sporting goods Sfr140,000 for vertical price fixing with its dealers.

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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

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