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|Antitrust Alert: Supreme Court Requires State Supervision of Professional Boards to Secure Antitrust Immunity|
Kenneth W. Field, Michael H. Knight, Hashim M. Mooppan, Bevin M.B. Newman, Toby G. Singer; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015In an important decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that, where a state professional regulatory board is controlled by active market participants in the profession the board regulates, the board cannot claim "state action" antitrust immunity unless it is actively supervised by other...
|Revisiting My Brother's Keeper: Latest Learning and Best Practices on Dealings with Third Parties under the FCPA|
Theodore T. Chung, Justin Edward Herdman, Karen P. Hewitt, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015Over the past decade, one of the most common and perplexing questions posed by U.S. multinational corporations with respect to compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") is, "Am I my brother's keeper?" Corporations and their personnel have long struggled, and...
|FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems|
Jeffrey J. Immel, Rebecca MacPherson, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 15, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") released its notice of proposed rulemaking ("NPRM") for the regulation of small unmanned aircraft systems ("sUAS"). Although more accommodating of the commercial considerations associated with sUAS...
|New Dietary Guidelines Advisory Report: Eggs and Coffee Are Back, but Sugar is Out|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Mark Mansour, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 19, 2015, a group of 14 outside experts who formed the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (“Committee”) released the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (“Advisory Report”) to the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and...
|HHS Announces New Payment Initiative Designed to Encourage Better Oncology Care|
James R. Dutro, Scott A. Edelstein, David W. Grauer, Gerald M. Griffith, Lisa Ge Shang Han; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced the Oncology Care Model ("OCM"), a new initiative sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") Innovation Center (the "Innovation Center") aimed...
|Supreme Court Alters Appellate Review of Patent Claim Construction|
Gregory A. Castanias, Calvin P. Griffith, Tharan Gregory Lanier, Sasha Mayergoyz; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015This morning, in Teva Pharms. USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., a divided Supreme Court held that while most district court rulings on claim construction will continue to be subject to de novo review, "underlying factual dispute[s]" relating to claim construction should be reviewed for clear...
|U.S. Federal Trade Commission Increases Merger Notification and Interlocking Directorates Thresholds|
Michael H. Knight, Bevin M.B. Newman, Pamela L. Taylor; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has issued the 2015 adjustments to the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Act thresholds, which are used to determine when a transaction triggers premerger reporting requirements. The new HSR Act thresholds will take effect on February 20, 2015. The Commission...
|U.S. FTC Challenges Professional Associations' Codes of Ethics and Bylaws|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Ashley M. Howlett, J. Bruce McDonald, Margaret A. Ward; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015The U.S. Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has settled two, unrelated cases alleging that the ethical codes of professional associations violated the antitrust laws. These settlements are a reminder that the antitrust agencies and private plaintiffs are active in reviewing the activities...
|OFAC and BIS Issue Revised Cuba Regulations|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Paul C. Hines, Johanna Oliver Rousseaux; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a historic shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba and pledged that in the coming months, the United States would reestablish diplomatic relations and ease certain aspects of its long-standing trade embargo against Cuba. Last week, the United...
|Extensive Proposal on Prepaid Cards May Signal Broader CFPB Approach for Short-Term Credit Rules|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Courtney Lyons Snyder; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") proposed prepaid financial products rule ("Proposed Rule"), if adopted without change, would impose sweeping new requirements on issuers of prepaid products—that is, physical cards, apps, and other electronic devices that...