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|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...
|SEC Proposes Pay versus Performance Disclosure Requirements|
Robert T. Clarkson, Stephen P. Coolbaugh, Thomas C. Daniels, Wendy L. Moore Davis, Charles T. Haag; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on May 2015On April 29, 2015, the SEC issued a proposing release regarding the so-called "pay versus performance" disclosure mandated by Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The proposed rules would require certain companies registered under Section 12 of...
|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...
|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...
|HHS Announces Next Generation ACO Model of Payment and Care Delivery|
Thomas E. Dutton, Scott A. Edelstein, David W. Grauer, Calvin P. Griffith, Todd P. Kelly; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015On March 10, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model (“Next Gen ACO Model”), a new initiative sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (“CMS”)...
|Appellate Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Decisions|
Gregory A. Castanias, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Jennifer L. Swize, Jeffrey M. White; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on February 2015Given the statutory mandate that post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) newly instituted Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) conclude within one year of institution of the patent’s review, appeals from PTAB...
|U.S. FTC Revises Merger Challenge Rules: Automatic Stay of Administrative Litigation When Agency Loses Preliminary Injunction in Court|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Michael H. Knight, Paula W. Render, David P. Wales, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015One important procedural difference between merger challenges by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission is that FTC may challenge a non-consummated merger through both a district court preliminary injunction and administrative litigation (Part 3 adjudication). Recent...
|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.