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|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|New Guidance on Customer Identification in Prepaid and Other Card Programs|
David F. Adler, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Ralph F. (Chip) MacDonald, Heith D. Rodman, Albert J. (Al) Rota; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016The U.S. federal banking regulators and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") recently released guidance (the "Guidance") clarifying the applicability of the "know-your-customer" or "customer identification program" regulations (the...
|Facebook Settles Derivative Lawsuit Challenging Outside Director Pay|
Lyle G. Ganske, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
April 15, 2016, previously published on April 2016In settlement of a derivative lawsuit challenging compensation paid to Facebook's non-employee directors, Facebook agreed to submit its non-employee director compensation program, including specific equity grants, some historical grants, and retainer fees, to a vote of shareholders at its 2016...
|Cybersecurity's Moment and What it Means for Financial Services|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Albert J. Rota, C. Hunter Wiggins; Jones Day;
April 12, 2016, previously published on March 2016The recent announcement of President Barack Obama's Cybersecurity National Action Plan, with programs aimed at improving the security of public and private data, is a reminder that cybersecurity—including identifying, defending against, recovering from, and notifying others about cyber...