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|A New Sheriff in Town: Newly Regulated Broadband ISPs Get a First Look at FCC-Style Privacy Rules|
Thomas F. Allen, Michael B. Hazzard, Bruce A. Olcott, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
November 16, 2016, previously published on November 2016The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"), the nation's regulator of all things telecommunications, has turned its attention to privacy practices at the on-ramp to the internet. In a November 2, 2016, Report and Order, the FCC adopted rules applying the privacy requirements of the...
|The Voluntary Payment Doctrine Defense Is Alive and Well in Illinois|
John M. Allan, Patrick J. Beisell, David E. Cowling, Mark P. Rotatori, E. Kendrick (Ken) Smith; Jones Day;
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 2016The issue of tax overcollection has triggered a spate of consumer fraud lawsuits (often in the form of class actions) across the country, and it has affected some of the United States’ largest corporate businesses. On July 5, 2016, the Appellate Court of Illinois (Fifth District) held that...
|SEC Publishes Final Rules Amending the Rules of Practice for Administrative Proceedings|
Daniel Vincent Bradley, Harold K. Gordon, Henry Klehm, Joan E. McKown, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016On July 13, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") voted to adopt amendments to the rules of practice that govern its Administrative Proceedings ("APs"). In a press release accompanying publication of the amended rules, SEC Chair Mary...
|Financial Reporting: 2016 Mid-Year Update|
Shawn Cleveland, Laura Jane Durfee, Steven G. Gersten, Anand Varadarajan, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016We are pleased to offer our clients and friends this mid-year update on financial reporting and issuer disclosure enforcement activity in 2016. The level of attention regulators are paying to financial reporting and disclosure remains quite high. That has meant not just a large number of...
|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...
|The Tide Has Turned: The SEC's Renewed Focus on Non-GAAP Financial Measures|
Bradley C. (Brad) Brasser, Robert T. (Bob) Clarkson, Charles T. (Charlie) Haag, Linda A. Hesse, Rory T. Hood; Jones Day;
June 13, 2016, previously published on May 2016For some time, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, took a noticeably hands-off approach toward the use of non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) financial measures by public companies listed in the United States. However, recent developments have signaled a renewed focus on...
|Texas High Court Finds Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act Can Exclude Opposing Party from Injunction Proceedings|
Thomas F. Allen, Joseph M. (Joe) Beauchamp, Keith B. Davis, Richard J. (Jay) Johnson, Robert W. (Bob) Kantner; Jones Day;
June 13, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 20, 2016, the Texas Supreme Court issued its first decision interpreting the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act. In In re M-I, LLC, an opinion with significant implications, the Supreme Court held that a trial court may exclude a party's corporate representative from preliminary injunction...
|IRS Extends Windpower Developers' Time to Receive Production Tax Credits|
Gerald P. (Jerry) Farano, Louis J. Jenull, Andrew P. Mina, Danielle M. Varnell, Todd Wallace; Jones Day;
June 13, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 5, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") updated guidance regarding the "beginning of construction" requirement for renewable energy facilities seeking to qualify for the production tax credit ("PTC") and the investment tax credit ("ITC")...
|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...
|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...