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Brian Baggott

DOL finalises updated overtime pay regulations

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

In the three-year saga over anticipated changes to the minimum salary threshold for overtime exemptions under the Fair Labour Standards Act, the latest – and probably final – development occurred on 24 September 2019, when the US Department of Labour issued its new final rule updating the regulations in this regard.

K Shanti Mogan

High court rules that non-parties to arbitration are not bound by confidentiality

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

A high court recently ruled that the prohibition against third parties publishing, disclosing or communicating information relating to arbitration proceedings does not extend to non-parties to an arbitration.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Milan court sets precedent on second medical use invention plausibility

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

Few Italian precedents have considered the plausibility of a second medical use invention as a potential requirement for patent validity.

Alexander Vogel

Due diligence requirements regarding share ownership and related compliance in M&A transactions

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In Swiss M&A practice, share deals remain the most common method of acquiring a business from a third party for several reasons.

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

Court removes need for bailiffs to board ships to execute arrests

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Netherlands has long been considered one of the most favourable jurisdictions in which to arrest a ship.

Laura Pierallini

Ryanair and Codacons agree ADR mechanism for flight compensation claims

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

Due to the continued increase in the number of commercial flights and the resulting growth of passenger compensation claims under the EU Flight Delay Compensation Regulation, Ryanair and Codacons (the largest Italian consumer association) recently signed a valuable partnership agreement which will see them cooperate to settle claims made under the regulation by Italian passengers through alternative dispute resolution..

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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