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Luca Daffra

Authorisations for processing employee data revised

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Following the General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR's) entry into force, the legislature asked the Data Protection Authority to review and update the so-called 'general authorisations' that it issued to allow the processing of sensitive data in the absence of the data subject's consent.

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.

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..

Peter Aall Simonsen

Raudfjell and Kvitfjell wind farms commence operation

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The first wind turbines in one of Europe's largest land-based wind farms recently commenced operation.

Hao Zhan

Authorities ramp up enforcement of foreign companies' non-compliance with national anti-bribery laws

White Collar Crime - China
AnJie Law Firm

The prosecution of commercial bribery has once again become a key issue following the amendment of the Anti-unfair Competition Act.

Ursula Baravalle

Patentability of living things – a South African approach

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Patent protection of living organisms – and the substances derived therefrom – has long been an area of confusion and controversy in South Africa.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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