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|SEC Adopts Pay Ratio Rule|
Adam C. Berkaw, Stephen P. Coolbaugh, James E. O'Bannon, Kimberly J. Pustulka; Jones Day;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 2015On August 5, 2015, the SEC adopted the pay ratio disclosure rule, as required by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This new rule comes more than five years after Dodd-Frank was enacted and after thousands of comment letters from companies, trade...
|Texas District Court Affirms Bankruptcy Court’s Use of Claim Estimation Process|
Bryan Mann Kotliar; Jones Day;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July/August 2015Many companies that file for bankruptcy protection have liabilities that cannot be definitively quantified as of the bankruptcy petition date. Such “unmatured,” “contingent,” “unliquidated,” or “disputed” debts could arise from, among other things:...
|Tax Court Overturns IRS Cost-Sharing Regulation|
Joseph A. Goldman, Karl L. Kellar, Edward T. Kennedy, Jerry N. Smith, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 27, 2015, in Altera Corporation v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. No. 3 (2015), the Tax Court held Treasury regulation section 1.482-7(d)(2) (the "Regulation") invalid. This decision is significant to taxpayers who are parties to cost-sharing arrangements with foreign affiliates but, if...
|Wellness International: U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Bankruptcy Courts May Adjudicate “Stern Claims” With Litigants’ Consent|
Genna L. Ghaul, Jane Rue Wittstein; Jones Day;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July/August 2015"In Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif, &under;&under;&under; U.S. &under;&under;&under;, 135 S. Ct. 1932 (2015), a divided U.S. Supreme Court resolved the circuit split regarding whether a bankruptcy court may, with the consent of the litigants, adjudicate a claim that, though...
|Iran Nuclear Deal Reached; Sanctions Remain in Place|
Renato Antonini, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Henry Klehm; Jones Day;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 14, 2015, the European Union, together with the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China (known as the "P5+1 countries") reached an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear weapons development efforts and sanctions designed to prevent such efforts....
|SEC Proposes Dodd-Frank Act Clawback Rules|
Robert T. Clarkson, Stephen P. Coolbaugh, Wendy L. Moore Davis, Alexander A. Gendzier, Daniel C. Hagen; Jones Day;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued proposed rules to implement the mandatory recovery of erroneously awarded compensation (or clawback) provisions of Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Public companies and their advisers have...
|New York Tests Daimler's Limits with Its Consent-to-Jurisdiction Rule for Foreign Companies Registering to Do Business in the State|
Harold K. Gordon, Sevan Ogulluk; Jones Day;
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 2015The U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 blockbuster holding in Daimler AG v. Bauman significantly limited the circumstances in which U.S. courts can exercise general jurisdiction over foreign corporate defendants. Commonly referred to as "all-purpose" jurisdiction, general jurisdiction authorizes...
|2015 Patent Reform: Amendments to H.R. 9 and S. 1137|
Kelsey I. Nix, George N. Phillips, Peter G. Thurlow, Shehla Wynne; Jones Day;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 2015Patent reform legislation continues to make progress in Congress. The House Judiciary Committee held a markup of the Innovation Act ("H.R. 9"), on June 11, 2015. The bill passed out of the committee on a vote of 24 to 8. This approval comes on the heels of the Senate Judiciary...
|Federal Circuit Upholds Invalidity of Prenatal DNA Test Patent Under 35 U.S.C. §101|
Gregory A. Castanias, J. Patrick Elsevier, Anthony M. Insogna, Kelsey I. Nix, Astrid R. Spain; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015In its June 12, 2015 opinion in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that Sequenom's patent directed to methods of detecting fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's plasma or serum, although "a positive and valuable contribution to...
|NIST's Privacy Risk Management Framework Released in Draft Report|
Todd S. McClelland, Daniel J. McLoon, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
June 22, 2015, previously published on June 2015On May 29, 2015, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems (NISTIR 8062) as a draft report, introducing its newly developed Privacy Risk Management Framework ("Privacy Framework"). The stated...