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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.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Survival of parties' will for penalty clauses in employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court General Assembly on the Unification of Judgments recently concluded that penalty clauses agreed for the unjust termination of a fixed-term employment contract before its end date are valid and enforceable even if the contract is deemed to be of an indefinite nature due to a lack of objective conditions required by law to conclude fixed-term contracts..

Jason Yao

IP enforcement strategies against counterfeit market sellers

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

So-called 'notorious markets' are markets which are well known for selling counterfeit products, often to tourists and visitors looking for good deals on famous branded products.

Mathieu Laurent

District court examines aspects relating to loan guarantees

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Luxembourg District Court recently ruled on the equivalence of suretyships and autonomous guarantees.

Altair Richards

It all hinges on 2026 – will we be prepared for national health insurance?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

The National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, which is set to come into force on 1 January 2026, will centralise the purchasing of healthcare services in a single body established by the government: the National Health Insurance Fund.

Samuel Yang

Educational apps must be officially registered by end of 2019

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

The Ministry of Education and seven other authorities recently published the Opinions on Guiding and Regulating the Orderly and Healthy Development of Educational Apps.

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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