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|Department of Labor Attempts to Take Broad View of Joint Employment Status|
Alan E. Colley, Craig S. Friedman, Michael J. Gray, Brian M. Jorgensen; Jones Day;
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 28, 2016On January 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2016-1, which the agency describes as guidance for employers on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker...
|FCPA 2015 Year In Review|
Theodore T. Chung, Richard H. Deane, Karen P. Hewitt, Henry Klehm, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 2016In 2015, a year after the DOJ resolved several long-term and large-dollar FCPA investigations, the most significant FCPA story was the sharp decrease in both the number and size of the DOJ’s corporate FCPA resolutions. This slowdown may only be a temporary downturn, though, because the DOJ...
|Revised DFARS Interim Rule Regarding Cybersecurity Responds to Industry Concerns|
Peter F. Garvin, J. Andrew Jackson, Fernand A. Lavallee, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016After collecting feedback from industry representatives, the Department of Defense ("DOD") recently revised the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement ("DFARS") interim rule on required cybersecurity measures for defense contractors (the "December 30 Interim...
|Debate About "Golden Leash" Payments to Director Nominees Continues|
Lyle G. Ganske, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 2016In the past few years, much attention has been paid to the issue of special compensation arrangements sometimes paid by so-called activist shareholders to their director nominees in proxy fights. Activists claim that these arrangements provide appropriate compensation for insurgent director...
|EPA Launches Online eDisclosure Portal|
Casey F. Bradford, Jennifer M. Hayes, Anna Claire Skinner, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
January 12, 2016, previously published on January 2016On December 9, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") unveiled a new, web-based "eDisclosure" system that allows regulated entities to submit self-disclosures regarding violations uncovered in circumstances meeting the requirements of the Audit Policy and...
|Paris Agreement Sets the Stage for Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions|
Mary Beth Deemer, Alina Fortson, Jennifer M. Hayes, Anna Claire Skinner, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 12, 2015, 195 countries adopted the first global agreement addressing climate change. The Paris Agreement was adopted following two weeks of negotiations during the 21st Conference of the Parties ("COP21") to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
|Air Permits Don't Stop Neighbors' Nuisance Claims|
Casey F. Bradford, Alina Fortson, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 2015On November 2, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued opinions in two cases presenting the issue of whether the federal Clean Air Act ("CAA") preempts state common law claims against sources. In both cases, the Sixth Circuit ruled that the state law claims...
|New Decision Raises the Bar for FTC Enforcement Actions Over Data Security Practices|
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Jeffrey Rabkin, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2015A decision on November 13, 2015 has raised the bar for Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") enforcement actions over data security practices. (In re LabMD, Inc., F.T.C. ALJ, No. 9357, (11/13/15)). In order for the FTC to maintain an enforcement action under Section 5 of the Federal Trade...
|The Ninth Circuit Reins In the Equitable Mootness Doctrine|
Danielle Barav-Johnson, Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November/December 2015Since the development of the doctrine of equitable mootness nearly a quarter century ago, courts have struggled to apply it in a way that strikes the appropriate balance between the need to ensure the finality and certainty of a chapter 11 plan for stakeholders, on the one hand, and the need to...
|Significant Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Expected to Take Effect December 1, 2015: Practical Implications and What Litigators Need to Know|
Laura E. Ellsworth, Irene Savanis Fiorentinos, Joshua L. Fuchs, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Carmen G. McLean; Jones Day;
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 2015On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court approved and submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“FRCP” or “Rules”) (“April 2015 Rules”).1 The April 2015 Rules will take effect on December 1, 2015, unless Congress enacts...