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|Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Bucks Antitrust Claims by Elite Rodeo Association|
Thomas F. Allen, Thomas R. (Tom) Jackson, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. (Tom) York; Jones Day;
May 19, 2016, previously published on February 2016A Texas federal district court recently rejected an attempt to enjoin preliminarily the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association from enforcing its bylaws restricting competing activities of its members. Though plaintiffs have since voluntarily dismissed the complaint, the decision on the injunction...
|A First Amendment Right to Disparaging Trademarks?: U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Review Federal Circuit Decision Holding Ban on Disparaging Marks Unconstitutional|
Gregory A. (Greg) Castanias, John G. Froemming, Anna E. Raimer, Lauren L. Refinetti, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
May 18, 2016, previously published on April 2016Is the Lanham Act's prohibition on the registration of disparaging trademarks invalid under the First Amendment? This question was presented to the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20, 2016, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"), which filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari,...
|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...
|Energy Future Wins Round Two in Fight to Skirt Liability for Make-Whole Premiums|
Mark G. Douglas, Jonathan M. (Jon) Fisher; Jones Day;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March/April 2016In February 2016, Energy Future Holdings Corp. (“EF”), which obtained confirmation of a chapter 11 plan on December 3, 2015, prevailed at the district court level in related appeals brought by first- and second-lien noteholders of bankruptcy court orders disallowing the...
|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...
|Supreme Court Rules Class-Action Wage-and-Hour Plaintiffs Can Rely on Statistical Analysis to Calculate Average Uncompensated Work Time|
Brian M. Jorgensen, Nora C. Tillmanns, James S. Urban; Jones Day;
April 12, 2016, previously published on March 2016The United States Supreme Court resolved a circuit split by holding that class-action wage-and-hour plaintiffs may rely on statistical analysis to calculate average uncompensated work time as a means of establishing liability and damages. In its March 22, 2016 decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v....
|Individuals in the Cross Hairs? What This Means for Directors|
John T. Sullivan, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
April 5, 2016, previously published on March 2016Following the 2008 financial crisis, government regulators and prosecutors have been under tremendous public pressure to prosecute individuals.Senior government officials have responded by speaking forcefully about their desires to sue or prosecute more individuals. What does the government's...
|SEC Enforcement in Financial Reporting and Disclosures—2015 Update|
Shawn Cleveland, Henry Klehm, Joan E. McKown, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016We are pleased to offer our clients and friends this update on financial reporting and issuer disclosure enforcement activity in 2015. It will focus principally on the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") but will include other developments outside the SEC where we deem relevant. We...
|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...
|Fifth Circuit Upholds Verdict Against Steel Manufacturer in Steel Distributors' Per Se Illegal Group Boycott|
Joseph M. Cardosi, Joshua L. Fuchs, Thomas R. Jackson, J. Bruce McDonald; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $156 million jury verdict against a U.S. Gulf Coast steel manufacturer accused of conspiring with distributors to "boycott" a new distributor by denying it access to steel. Even though the steel manufacturer was responding to pressure from...