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|Puerto Rico's Public Corporation Debt Restructuring Law Ruled Unconstitutional|
Mark G. Douglas, Scott J. Greenberg; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's efforts to deal with more than $70 billion in debt have been a magnet for media scrutiny during the last two years. A question frequently asked in connection with the island territory's struggles to stay afloat is whether Puerto Rico, as an unincorporated territory...
|Foreign Representative Lacks Standing to Assert State-Law Avoidance Claims in Chapter 15 Case|
Mark G. Douglas, Jane Rue Wittstein; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015In Hosking v. TPG Capital Management LP (In re Hellas Telecommunications (Luxemburg) II SCA), 2015 BL 21823 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Jan. 29, 2015), the U.S. bankruptcy court presiding over the chapter 15 case of London-based Hellas Telecommunications (Luxemburg) II SCA ("Hellas II"), which...
|FCPA Year in Review: 2014|
Charles M. Carberry, Theodore T. Chung, Daniel E. Reidy, Peter J. Romatowski, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on February 2015The biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) story of 2014 was that the cost of resolving an FCPA enforcement action has gone up. In a year in which the number of enforcement actions declined by one, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange...
|A Primer on FCPA Due Diligence in Cross-Border M&A Transactions: Avoiding Legal and Business Risks|
Maria Luisa Canovas, Nicholas E. Rodriguez; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on March 2015The due diligence process is a critical underpinning of a successful M&A transaction that cannot be overlooked. Given the enactment of new anti-corruption laws in Latin America and the intensified enforcement of the (“FCPA”) in the U.S., prospective acquirers are increasingly utilizing...
|Recap of House Subcommittee Hearing on Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015—H.R. 870|
Bruce Bennett, Scott J. Greenberg, Beth Heifetz, Dan T. Moss; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 26, 2015, testimony was presented to the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law (the "Subcommittee") regarding H.R. 870, the "Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015" ("H.R. 870"). This Commentary...
|2015 Patent Reform Innovation Act (H.R. 9) and STRONG Patents Act (S. 632)|
Kelsey I. Nix, George N. Phillips, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 5, 2015, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte reintroduced the Innovation Act (H.R. 9), a bill substantially identical to his Innovation Act of 2013. The 2013 bill overwhelmingly passed the House by a 325-91 vote. However, like other patent reform bills proposed in the...
|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...
|The Italian Supreme Court’s Interpretation of the Jurisdiction Clause Favoring English Courts Contained in ISDA Master Agreements|
Alessandro Corno, Margherita Magillo, Locke R. McMurray, Lamberto Schiona, Harriet Territt; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015The Italian Supreme Court ("Supreme Court" or "Court") recently had the opportunity to have its say, for the second time, concerning the scope of the jurisdiction clause favoring English courts and contained in International Swaps and Derivatives Association ("ISDA")...
|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...
|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.