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|SEC Proposes Modernization of Disclosure Requirements for Mining Registrants|
Bradley C. (Brad) Brasser, Boris Dolgonos, Rory T. Hood, Joel T. May, Michael J. (Mike) Solecki; Jones Day;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently proposed rules that, if adopted, would overhaul disclosure requirements for mining registrants. As part of the SEC's ongoing disclosure effectiveness initiative, the proposed rules are primarily intended to align the SEC's...
|Crutchfield v. Testa—Can States Tax Online Interstate Retailers Based on Their Virtual Presence?|
Patrick J. Beisell, Mark P. Rotatori, E. Kendrick (Ken) Smith; Jones Day;
July 21, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 3, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument between Crutchfield Corporation—a major electronics retailer based in Virginia—and Ohio Tax Commissioner Joseph Testa regarding whether Ohio can tax an out-of-state company based on sales of goods to Ohio consumers over the...
|Corporations in the Cross-Hairs: A View from the Product-Liability Trenches|
David B. Alden, Mark A. Belasic, Stephanie E. Parker; Jones Day;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 2016The United States finds itself in another political Olympiad-and a remarkable, unpredictable one at that. More than in past campaigns, the major parties’ leading candidates have targeted American corporations, regularly railing against the supposedly outsized and pernicious power and...
|DOL Mandates 100% Increase in Minimum Salary to Satisfy Fair Labor Standards Act White Collar Overtime Exemptions|
Fred W. Alvarez, Craig S. Friedman, Michael J. Gray, Brian M. Jorgensen, Teresa R. Rodela; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued its final rule updating and revising the overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), 29 U.S.C. § 201, et seq. (the "Final...
|Taxpayers and Retailers Be Warned!|
Meghan S. Bean, Mark P. Rotatori, E. Kendrick (Ken) Smith; Jones Day;
June 13, 2016, previously published on May 2016On February 22, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled in favor of the Colorado Department of Revenue ("Department") in a case that could have striking implications for both retailers and taxpayers. In Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, No. 12-1175 (10th...
|Concurrent Delay: Clearing Up the Confusion Over "Apportionment" in Construction Litigation|
Joseph E. (Joe) Finley, Esha Mankodi, Andrew D. (Andy) Ness, Kevin O'Brien, Christopher N. (Chris) Thatch; Jones Day;
June 13, 2016, previously published on May 2016Whether a period of concurrent delay properly may be "apportioned" between the parties to a construction contract was a key issue recently in a major construction dispute. Jones Day represented the owners of a half-completed, multibillion dollar project, which had suffered a two-year...
|The DOL's Final "Fiduciary" Rule—Countdown to Implementation Begins in Earnest|
M. Travis DeHaven, Alan S. Miller, Sara Pikofsky; Jones Day;
June 6, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued final regulations ("Final Rule") defining who is a fiduciary as a result of giving "investment advice" to an employee benefit plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA") or an...
|Department of Justice FCPA Pilot Program Outlines Incentives for Corporate Self-Disclosure and Cooperation: What's New and Will It Matter?|
Theodore T. (Ted) Chung, Richard H. (Rick) Deane, Karen P. Hewitt, Henry Klehm, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 5, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced a one-year "FCPA Enforcement Pilot Program" to encourage voluntary self-disclosure, cooperation, and remediation (the "Pilot Program"). This effort is designed to boost enforcement by further incentivizing...
|U.S. DOJ Requires HSR Filing by Activist Investors, Rejecting Claim of "Passive Investment"|
James P. Dougherty, Lyle G. Ganske, Michael H. (Mike) Knight, Bevin M.B. Newman, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit claiming that two ValueAct Capital funds violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act by acquiring over $2.5 billion of voting securities in two oilfield services companies, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, without filing an HSR notification with the federal...
|Questioning Recent ISS Study on the Impact of Board Leadership Structures on CEO Pay|
Lyle G. Ganske, Daniel C. Hagen, Robin C. Melman, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") published a report in March 2016 arguing that CEO compensation is impacted by companies' board structures. More specifically, ISS argues that CEOs of companies with boards chaired by an "insider" have higher compensation than CEOs of...