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|EPA Issues Clean Power Plan to Control Power Plant Carbon Emissions|
Casey F. Bradford, Daniel L. Corbett, Jennifer M. Hayes, Jane K. Murphy, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
August 17, 2015, previously published on August 2015At a White House ceremony on August 3, 2015, President Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") issued the Clean Power Plan ("CPP"), the administration's regulatory plan to reduce carbon dioxide ("CO2") emissions from existing fossil fuel power plants...
|Eleventh Circuit Reaffirms Rejection of "Piggybacking" in Class Actions|
Michael F. Dolan, Daniel John Fabiano, Gregory R. Hanthorn, J. Todd Kennard; Jones Day;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 2015A recent Eleventh Circuit decision that rejected a putative class representative's attempt to "piggyback" onto a previous class action may provide a defense to companies faced with seriatim class actions. The court found that the pendency of a previous class claim-even where the class was...
|Rapid Growth in Online Lending Prompts Information Request from U.S. Treasury|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Ralph F. MacDonald; Jones Day;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 2015The U.S. Treasury Department (the "Treasury") has issued a Request for Information ("RFI") on online marketplace lending, including peer-to-peer lending ("Online Lending") in the U.S. 80 F.R. 42866-68 (July 20, 2015).
|Tax Court Overturns IRS Cost-Sharing Regulation|
Joseph A. Goldman, Karl L. Kellar, Edward T. Kennedy, Jerry N. Smith, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 27, 2015, in Altera Corporation v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. No. 3 (2015), the Tax Court held Treasury regulation section 1.482-7(d)(2) (the "Regulation") invalid. This decision is significant to taxpayers who are parties to cost-sharing arrangements with foreign affiliates but, if...
|CMS Proposes Easing Two-Midnight Restrictions (But 2016 OPPS Rule Is Not All Good News)|
David W. Grauer, Rebekah N. Plowman, Elizabeth E. Trende; Jones Day;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 8, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued the 2016 proposed rule for the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System ("OPPS") and Ambulatory Surgery Center ("ASC") payment system ("Proposed Rule"). While the Proposed...
|EPA Proposes Renewable Fuel Standard Modification to Address Market Constraints, Yet Leaves Uncertainty for Future Targets|
Casey F. Bradford, Thomas M. Donnelly, Kevin P. Holewinski, Nancy MacKimm, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 2015Exercising its authority under the Clean Air Act ("CAA"), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposes reducing the statutory targets for cellulosic biofuel, biomass-based diesel, advanced biofuel, and total renewable fuels for 2014, 2015, and 2016. The May 2015...
|Sixth Circuit Narrows Scope of TCPA "Unsolicited Advertisements"|
William F. Dolan, Daniel J. Fabiano, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Aaron M. Healey, J. Todd Kennard; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015A central issue in many Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") cases is whether the communication that the plaintiff challenges amounts to an "unsolicited advertisement" or whether it is merely an informational communication that is not prohibited by the statute. The answer...
|OIG Cautions Physicians to Consider Compensation Arrangements Carefully|
Michele R. Goodman, Gerald M. Griffith, Rebekah N. Plowman; Jones Day;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 2015The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("OIG") recently released a fraud alert cautioning physicians who enter into medical directorships and other compensation arrangements, recommending that they consider whether the terms and conditions of such...
|NIST's Privacy Risk Management Framework Released in Draft Report|
Todd S. McClelland, Daniel J. McLoon, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
June 22, 2015, previously published on June 2015On May 29, 2015, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems (NISTIR 8062) as a draft report, introducing its newly developed Privacy Risk Management Framework ("Privacy Framework"). The stated...
|EPA Takes Final Action Requiring Revision of Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction Air Regulations in 36 States|
Mary Beth Deemer, Thomas M. Donnelly, G. Graham Holden, Kevin P. Holewinski, Jane K. Murphy; Jones Day;
June 17, 2015, previously published on June 2015On May 22, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") took a final action on a petition filed by the Sierra Club that will require revision of existing air regulations governing emissions during periods of startup, shutdown, and malfunction ("SSM") in 36...