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James Campbell

Family matters: why the world's wealthiest are setting up family offices in Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Wealth is increasing exponentially among some of the world's richest families to the extent that, for many of these families, it makes commercial sense to set up their own bespoke family office to look after their key operations – and they are increasingly looking to Jersey as the place to do it.

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.

Lia Alizia

Government simplifies outsourcing requirements

Employment & Benefits - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

The minister of manpower recently amended the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Regulation on the Requirements for Outsourcing, simplifying manpower outsourcing requirements to reflect current needs.

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.

Camila Goldberg Cavalcanti

Presidential decree simplifies foreign investment in Brazilian banking sector

Banking - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

A recently issued presidential decree has authorised the Central Bank of Brazil to recognise the government's interest in establishing branches of foreign financial institutions in Brazil and increasing foreign equity participation in Brazilian financial institutions without the need for further presidential authorisation.

Céline Claessen

Flying the Dutch flag: opportunities for shipowners

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Flying the Dutch flag has unfortunately become less popular with shipowners over the past 10 years.

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