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Brian Baggott

DOL issues final rule clarifying how to calculate regular rate for overtime pay

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

The US Department of Labour has announced a final rule (the new rule) that updates several regulations regarding what forms of payment employers can exclude in the time-and-a-half calculation for overtime pay.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA: suitability and sales practices remain an issue

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its 2019 Report on Examination Findings and Observations.

Herman Steen

Supreme Court issues important decision on CTL in Renos case

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Supreme Court recently clarified that when determining whether a vessel is a constructive total loss under the Institute Time Clauses Hulls conditions, regard should be had to the costs incurred prior to the owner's notice of abandonment, but not to remuneration payable under a special compensation protection and indemnity clause.

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court acquits air traffic controller

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently upheld an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller who had cleared two aircraft in quick succession to take off from two crossing runways at Zurich airport.

Ruth Boardman

Information Commissioner publishes draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird LLP

The Information Commissioner's Office recently published its draft Code of Practice on Direct Marketing.

Radhika Gaggar

Small steps, giant leaps: 2019 in review for private client law

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Over the past year, Indian private client law took a number of small steps which were potentially giant leaps for the legal regime.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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