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|Emerging Market Debt: Another Test for the Financial Markets?|
Corinne Ball, Stephen J. Pearson, Jayant W. Tambe, Michael O. Thayer; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016With oil hitting a 12-year low below $30 per barrel and with the volatility and decline of worldwide equities markets during the first weeks in January 2016, some are warning of a return to the bleak days at the beginning of the Great recession.1 In our April 2014 Commentary “High yield Debt:...
|Revised DFARS Interim Rule Regarding Cybersecurity Responds to Industry Concerns|
Peter F. Garvin, J. Andrew Jackson, Fernand A. Lavallee, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016After collecting feedback from industry representatives, the Department of Defense ("DOD") recently revised the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement ("DFARS") interim rule on required cybersecurity measures for defense contractors (the "December 30 Interim...
|Third Circuit Rules that Courts, not Arbitration Panels, Have Final Word on Class Action Arbitrability|
Louis A. Chaiten, Darren K. Cottriel, Rebekah Byers Kcehowski, Michael A. Magee, Sharyl A. Reisman; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016The history and proceedings of the Third Circuit's recent decision in Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC v. Scout Petroleum, LLC, No. 15-1275, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 42 (3d Cir. Jan. 5, 2016), are a precautionary tale suggesting that companies should expressly state key "rules of their game" in...
|Are You Ready for the Emerging Market Credit Bust?|
Corinne Ball, Ferdinand Mason, Stephen J. Pearson, Jayant W. Tambe; Jones Day;
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 2016Many commentators predict that a wave of emerging market ("EM") credit defaults will cause the next financial crisis. Despite being only a few days old, 2016 has already seen a major wobble in Chinese stocks and a second default by Puerto Rico. EM corporate debt outside the financial...
|U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Clauses and Class-Arbitration Waivers in Consumer Contracts|
Amir Q. Amiri, Louis A. Chaiten, Darren K. Cottriel, Rebekah Byers Kcehowski, Sharyl A. Reisman; Jones Day;
January 20, 2016, previously published on January 2016The United States Supreme Court's recent decision in DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia upheld a binding arbitration clause in a consumer service agreement that included a waiver of class arbitration. The decision reaffirms the U.S. Supreme Court's view of the supremacy of the Federal Arbitration Act and...
|Debate About "Golden Leash" Payments to Director Nominees Continues|
Lyle G. Ganske, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 2016In the past few years, much attention has been paid to the issue of special compensation arrangements sometimes paid by so-called activist shareholders to their director nominees in proxy fights. Activists claim that these arrangements provide appropriate compensation for insurgent director...
|Proposed Cybersecurity Disclosure Act Shows Deep Misunderstanding of the Role of the Board of Directors|
Michael R. La Marca, Randi C. Lesnick, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 17, 2015, Senators Jack Reed and Susan Collins introduced the Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2015, a proposed bill that would require publicly traded companies to disclose, in their investor filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), whether any member...
|Southern District of Florida Rules that 180-Day Notice of Commercial Marketing Is Mandatory When Parties "Patent Dance"|
Timothy J. Heverin, Gasper J. LaRosa; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015On December 9, 2015, United States District Court Judge James Cohn, in the Amgen v. Apotex Neulasta® litigation, granted Amgen's motion for a Preliminary Injunction barring Apotex from marketing its proposed biosimilar version of Neulasta®. The issue before the court was whether the...
|Agreement Reached on the European Reform of Data Protection|
Paloma Bru, Dionna J.A. Little, Mauricio F. Paez, Elizabeth A. Robertson, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 2015After almost four years of heated debate, the EU Parliament, Council, and Commission have reached an agreement on the final form of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), the most comprehensive reform of data protection law ever envisaged in the EU's history. It is not an...
|New Partnership Tax Audit Rules Will Impact Private Investment Fund Vehicles|
Peter J. Elias, Olga A. Loy, Teresa A. Maloney, Babak Emil Nikravesh, Patrick B. O'Brien; Jones Day;
December 16, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015On November 2, 2015, President Barack Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the “BBA”). The BBA includes new rules (the “New Audit Rules”) which significantly change many aspects of existing U.S. federal tax law relating to tax audits of entities treated...