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|U.S. and China Agree to Collaborate in Addressing Cyber Theft Scourge|
Richard J. Johnson, Michael R. La Marca, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
October 6, 2015, previously published on September 2015The United States and China announced on September 25 that they had reached a "common understanding" to combat "cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property." While the joint statement and accompanying White House Fact Sheet was short on details, President Obama and President Xi...
|SEC Flexes Its Muscle on Accounting Fraud and Targets More Individuals|
Harold K. Gordon, Henry Klehm, Joan E. McKown, Peter J. Romatowski, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 2015The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced the settlement or filing of a number of significant accounting fraud cases. Coupled with recent statements by the SEC and the Department of Justice, it is clear that accounting fraud is a priority and that individuals are in the cross hairs.
|SEC Brings Hiring Practices into FCPA Focus|
Henry Klehm, Joan E. McKown, Arielle S. Tobin, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
September 10, 2015, previously published on September 2015The SEC recently fined Bank of New York Mellon ("BNY Mellon") nearly $15 million for allegedly violating provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) by providing student internships to family members of foreign government officials in the Middle East.
|Texas Tax Update at a Glance|
Kirk R. Lyda, Charolette F. Noel; Jones Day;
September 2, 2015, previously published on September 2015It has been a fairly active first part of 2015 for Texas tax issues—legislatively, judicially, and administratively. We will provide a more thorough review in a future edition, but here are the key updates at a glance.
|Major Changes to the Delaware Unclaimed Property Audit and Voluntary Disclosure Regime that Delaware-Formed Entities Should Consider|
Mark R. Hall, Charolette F. Noel; Jones Day;
September 2, 2015, previously published on September 2015Delaware Senate Bill 141, signed by Governor Mardell on July 22, 2015, makes significant changes to Delaware's procedures relating to unclaimed property audits and voluntary disclosures. Overall, these procedural changes should offer some benefit (or relief) to business entities formed in Delaware....
|Third Circuit Affirms the FTC's Authority to Regulate and Enforce Data Security|
Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Daniel J. McLoon, Michael G. Morgan, Jeffrey Rabkin; Jones Day;
September 1, 2015, previously published on August 2015In FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., No 14-3514, -- F.3d-- (3d Cir. Aug. 24, 2015), the Third Circuit issued an important decision affirming a United States District Court of New Jersey ruling that the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has authority under Section 5 of the Federal Trade...
|Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC: Supreme Court Holds that Courts May Engage in Limited Review of EEOC Conciliation Efforts|
Eric S. Dreiband, Brian M. Jorgensen, Alison B. Marshall; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015On April 29, 2015, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that courts have authority to review whether the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has fulfilled its Title VII duty to attempt conciliation. Justice Elena Kagan's opinion clarified, however, that...
|Coupon Discounts Raise Sales Tax Issues for Retailers|
John M. Allan, Kirk R. Lyda, Tamara Marinkovic, Deborah Savarese Sloan, Emmanuel E. Ubiñas; Jones Day;
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 2015Contingent fee lawyers across the country continue to throw their hats in the sales tax ring, filing lawsuits against retailers who honor discount coupons, alleging they overcharge consumers for taxes. Individual and class action lawsuits are being filed contending retailers overcollect tax by...
|Texas Attorney General Settles Alleged Boycott Case|
Thomas F. Allen, Thomas R. Jackson, Robert W. Kantner, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015The Texas Attorney General has settled its challenge to an agreement among sellers of dental supplies that, in the State's view, prevented competition by a new entrant in Texas. This case is a reminder that even local activities may be the subject of antitrust enforcement by state attorneys...
|Once More Unto the Breach—The New "Fiduciary" Definition|
Alan S. Miller, Sara R. Pikofsky; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015On April 14, 2015, the Department of Labor (the "Department") re-proposed regulations (the "Proposed Regulations") that define when someone becomes a fiduciary by reason of providing "investment advice for a fee or other compensation." The Proposed Regulations are the...