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|U.S. Sanctions Targeting Côte d'Ivoire Lifted; Burma Sanctions Next|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
September 26, 2016, previously published on September 2016On September 14, 2016, President Obama issued an Executive Order terminating the U.S. sanctions program targeting Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and announced his intention to lift U.S. sanctions on Myanmar (Burma).
|U.S. Agencies Propose New Antitrust Guidelines for Intellectual Property Licensing|
Joseph M. (Joe) Cardosi, Warren L. Nachlis, Geoffrey D. (Geoff) Oliver; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016With relatively little fanfare, the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission released a proposed update of their 21-year-old Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property, along with an invitation for interested parties to comment by...
|New Private Use Safe Harbors for Tax-Exempt Hospitals and Other Qualified Users: New Flexibility, New Restrictions, and Open Questions|
Gerald M. (Gerry) Griffith, Catherine E. (Cathy) Livingston; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016New safe harbor guidelines released by the IRS on August 22, 2016 (Rev. Proc. 2016-44) are likely to have a significant impact on a variety of management and service contracts entered into by tax-exempt hospitals financed with tax-exempt bonds. The new safe harbor guidance provides significant...
|Final Rule Implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Released|
Fred W. Alvarez, Rick Bergstrom, Terri L. Chase, Eric S. Dreiband, Willis J. Goldsmith; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 25, 2016, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council ("FAR Council") issued a final rule implementing President Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. At the same time, the Department of Labor released final guidance regarding the rule. The Executive Order,...
|ITC Modifies Limited Exclusion Orders to Cover Non-Infringing Components|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, David M. (Dave) Maiorana; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 29, 2016, the International Trade Commission ("ITC") issued an Opinion in Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan and Sidescan Devices, Products Containing Same, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-921, modifying the limited exclusion order previously...
|Leveling the Field: The TPP's Effect on Global Government Procurement|
D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on September 2016Coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") has focused on tariff reduction, intellectual property, and dispute resolution, but there are also provisions of interest to government contractors. Chapter 15 of the TPP contains provisions designed to level the field for all TPP parties'...
|Saudi Arabia to Join Hague Conference on Private International Law: A Move Toward International Standards?|
Charles T. (Chuck) Kotuby, Marc O. Peisert; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on September 2016On July 25, 2016, the Saudi Arabian cabinet resolved to become a member state of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (“HCCH”). Formal signature and the internal ratification is still outstanding but is expected to occur in due course. When it does, the Kingdom will...
|China's New Regulation on Health Care and Medical Big Data Might Unlock Online Sales of Prescription Drugs|
Stephen E. (Steve) Gillette, Alexis S. Gilroy, Kevin D. Lyles, Cristiana Spontoni, Soleil E. Teubner; Jones Day;
September 9, 2016, previously published on August 2016On June 21, 2016, the State Council of the People's Republic of China issued a circular titled Opinions on Promoting and Standardizing the Application and Development of Health Care and Medical Big Data ("Opinions"). The Opinions state that China aims to promulgate a regulatory framework...
|U.S. Department of Justice Rejects Modification of Music Licensing Consent Decrees|
Benjamin H. (Ben) Cheng, Kathryn M. (Kathy) Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald; Jones Day;
September 6, 2016, previously published on August 2016After a two-year investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice has decided not to seek modification of longstanding music licensing consent decrees with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI). Moreover, the proceeding that followed the...
|Affordable Care Act Drug "Test" is Thin Cover for More Obamacare Executive Overreach, Forbes|
Michael A. (Mike) Carvin; Jones Day;
September 1, 2016, previously published on August 2016The Affordable Care Act ("ACA," "the Act") has overwhelmed large swaths of the economy, and the Administration is poised to upend yet another, by overriding Congress's directives on how Medicare pays for the medicines that physicians prescribe under that program. Patients,...