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|Obama Administration Seeks to Cut Methane Emissions|
Casey F. Bradford, Simon P. Hansen, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
March 2, 2015, previously published on February 2015On January 14, 2015, the Obama Administration ("Administration") and the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") announced their plan to propose standards to control methane emissions from new and modified oil and natural gas production sources. The future regulation—which...
|State of the Union Address Places the President's Privacy and Cybersecurity Proposals Front and Center|
Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015In his January 20, 2015, State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama notably focused on privacy and cybersecurity, stressing the urgent need for comprehensive legislation. He raised the specter of foreign nations and hackers shutting down American networks, stealing trade secrets, and...
|FINRA and SEC Issue Cybersecurity Reports Identifying Common Industry Practices|
Kyle T. Barrett, Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015New reports by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") and the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") highlight the increased regulatory focus in the financial sector on cybersecurity. Both reports merit industry attention.
|President Obama Continues Push on Cybersecurity|
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 13, 2015, President Obama spoke to attendees of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection held at Stanford University. Calling the digital world a "sort of Wild Wild West," Obama and many corporate representatives announced developments intended to...
|TCPA Plaintiff Gave Consent to Calls Based on Prior Class Action Settlement|
William F. Dolan, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Richard J. Johnson, J. Todd Kennard, Bruce A. Olcott; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2014A recent case highlights the importance of carefully drafting settlement agreements. In that case, a federal district court judge held that a prior class action settlement precluded the plaintiff from filing released claims in a new lawsuit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
|Requesting a Motion for Reconsideration/Rehearing at the PTAB? What You Need to Know|
David B. Cochran, Geoffrey K. Gavin, Matthew W. Johnson, J. Jason Williams; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014New post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB" or the "Board") provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). Within these proceedings, the Board makes decisions that initiate...
|First PTAB Decisions in Derivation Proceedings|
Michael J. Bruner, Erin C. Dickerman, Thomas E. Friebel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The America Invents Act ("AIA") eliminated interference proceedings for applications having a claim with an effective filing date on or after March 16, 2013, and created derivation proceedings for those applications.
|CFPB Permits Online Posting of Annual Privacy Notices|
Michael R. Butowsky, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Todd S. McClelland, Stephen J. Obie, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently adopted a final rule that under certain conditions provides financial institutions it regulates with the option of posting annual consumer privacy notices online rather than mailing paper copies to customers (the "Privacy...
|2015 HHS OIG Work Plan Focuses on Payment Accuracy, Privacy Concerns, and Insurance Marketplaces|
Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, Heather M. O'Shea, Rebekah N. Plowman, Stephen G. Sozio, Heidi Ann Wendel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014On October 31, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 ("2015 Work Plan") to provide an annual summary of new and ongoing OIG audit activities related to HHS programs....
|Activist Overthrows Entire Darden Board of Directors: What It Means for Senior Managements|
Lyle G. Ganske, Jennifer C. Lewis, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas, Erin S. de la Mare; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014Starboard's 100 percent replacement of Darden Restaurants' board is a landmark activist event. Never before has any board been wholly thrown out of office absent a fundamental financial or operational meltdown. There is little doubt this will embolden activists, and likely stimulate one-upmanship...