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|U.S. Continues Easing of Trade Restrictions on Cuba, but Embargo Remains|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Pedro A. Jimenez; Jones Day;
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 2016On January 27, 2016, the U.S. government continued its efforts to ease trade restrictions on Cuba through amendments to the regulations administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry...
|Employee Stock Plans: Year-End 2015 International Reporting Requirements|
Shoshana E. Litt, Robert G. Marshall; Jones Day;
February 8, 2016, previously published on January 2016This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide. Please note that this Commentary does not address...
|Implementation Day Triggers Significant Changes to International Sanctions Against Iran|
Renato Antonini, Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016International sanctions on Iran changed drastically on Saturday, January 16, 2016. After months of anticipation and speculation, the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”) announced that it has verified that Iran has fulfilled its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...
|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...
|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...
|New Decision Raises the Bar for FTC Enforcement Actions Over Data Security Practices|
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Jeffrey Rabkin, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2015A decision on November 13, 2015 has raised the bar for Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") enforcement actions over data security practices. (In re LabMD, Inc., F.T.C. ALJ, No. 9357, (11/13/15)). In order for the FTC to maintain an enforcement action under Section 5 of the Federal Trade...
|President Obama Terminates Liberian Sanctions Program|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 2015President Barack Obama recently issued an Executive Order terminating the U.S. sanctions program targeting Liberia. The program began in 2004 and was intended to deprive former Liberian President Charles Taylor and others of arms and funding for West African conflicts. President Obama cited the...
|New Sanctions Program Further Increases Risk for U.S. Companies in Africa|
Renato Antonini, Javade Chaudhri, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib; Jones Day;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 2015On November 23, 2015, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order targeting parties contributing to the ongoing unrest, violence, and political repression in Burundi. As a result, Burundi joins the list of African countries considered to be higher risk from a U.S. sanctions perspective. Other...
|CMS and OIG Issue Final Fraud and Abuse Waivers in Connection with the Medicare Shared Savings Program|
Thomas E. Dutton, David W. Grauer, Andrew G. Jack, John M. Kirsner, David T. Morris; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published a final rule ("Final Rule") finalizing the waivers of the application of various fraud and...
|2015 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: Newly Enacted Employment Legislation|
Aaron L. Agenbroad, Fred W. Alvarez, George S. Howard, Mhairi Lynn Whitton; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015The California Legislature's efforts to expand the reach and scope of California employment statutes continue unabated. In most instances, its efforts were endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown. In September and October 2015, the governor signed more than a dozen of these bills into law. Most notable is...