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Shubhangi Pathak

100% FDI in insurance intermediaries: a welcome change

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

Since 2015, foreign investment in insurers and insurance intermediaries has been capped at 49%.

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.

Christopher Benson

Claridge's, candles and cautionary tales

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The name Claridge's brings to mind one of the most luxurious hotels in London rather than court rooms and trademark law.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ defends Medicare Advantage upcoding claims against Sutter

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The US government recently filed a brief in opposition to Sutter Health's motion to dismiss the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) complaint in intervention in a False Claims Act suit alleging that Sutter had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage organisation patients in order to inflate Medicare reimbursement.

Ilya Goryachev

New crowdfunding platform regulations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The president recently signed Federal Law 259-FZ of 2 August 2019 on Raising Investments via Investment Platforms and on Amending Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation.

Hannah Yiu

Supreme Court confirms that replacement cover rights are not assignable

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal, holding that the right to replacement under an insurance policy cannot be assigned where the insured party has not incurred the reinstatement costs.

OnDemand

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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