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José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Petrobras closes abuse of dominance investigations through divestment commitments

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

State-owned oil and gas company Petrobras recently reached two settlements with the Administrative Council for Economic Defence to close five investigations into alleged abuses of dominance in the oil refining and domestic natural gas markets.

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.

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

Court removes need for bailiffs to board ships to execute arrests

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

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

Kate McKenna

European Commission issues notice on recovery of unlawful and incompatible state aid

International Trade - European Union
Matheson

The European Commission recently published a new notice on the implementation of its decisions ordering the recovery of state aid.

Elena Christodoulou

Tax incentives for start-ups

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Innovation and entrepreneurship are heavily sought after by countries looking to ameliorate and modernise their economies.

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.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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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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