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|U.S. FTC Revises Merger Challenge Rules: Automatic Stay of Administrative Litigation When Agency Loses Preliminary Injunction in Court|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Michael H. Knight, Paula W. Render, David P. Wales, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015One important procedural difference between merger challenges by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission is that FTC may challenge a non-consummated merger through both a district court preliminary injunction and administrative litigation (Part 3 adjudication). Recent...
|Proposed Wellness Plan Legislation Responds to Lawsuits Filed by EEOC|
Eric S. Dreiband, Haley A. Wojdowski; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The United States House of Representatives' Education and the Workforce Committee will conduct a hearing on March 24, 2015 about the House version of a bill proposed to the Senate two weeks earlier—the "Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act" (S. 620) (H.R. 1189) (the...
|High Court Says Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect|
John G. Froemming, Rachel A. Geist, Anna E. Raimer, Meredith M. Wilkes, Michael A. Zadd; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 24, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., holding that "a court should give preclusive effect to [Trademark Trial and Appeal Board] decisions if the ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met." 575 U.S....
|French Tax Update - Noteworthy Tax Courts Decisions and Draft Macron Law|
Nicolas Andre, Siamak Mostafavi, Alexios Theologitis; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The present French Tax Update will focus on (i) certain noteworthy tax courts decisions issued in the last months of 2014 and in the first months of 2015, and (ii) the so-called projet de loi Macron (Draft Macron Law) adopted by the Assemblée Nationale in February 2015 and now discussed by...
|Recast Brussels I Regulation: The Abolition of Exequatur and the Amendment to Rules Relating to the Enforceability of Jurisdiction Clause|
Marie-Laure Cartier-Marraud, Anne-Laure Vincent; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The recast form of the Brussels I Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and Council of December 12, 2012 ("Brussels I Recast"), came into force on January 10,...
|Chinese Government Issues Opinions on Construction Industry Development and Reform|
Ashley M. Howlett, Gigi Yuen; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On 1 July 2014, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development ("MOHURD") of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") released a document entitled "Several Opinions on Promoting Development and Reform in the Construction Industry" (the "Opinions").
|U.S. Sanctions Update: New Sanctions Program Creates Risks for Companies Doing Business with Venezuela|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Chase David Kaniecki, Lindsey Michelle Nelson; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 9, 2015, President Obama signed the Executive Order Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela, declaring the current situation in Venezuela a threat to national security and imposing sanctions on certain Venezuelan military and...
|2015 Patent Reform Innovation Act (H.R. 9) and STRONG Patents Act (S. 632)|
Kelsey I. Nix, George N. Phillips, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 5, 2015, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte reintroduced the Innovation Act (H.R. 9), a bill substantially identical to his Innovation Act of 2013. The 2013 bill overwhelmingly passed the House by a 325-91 vote. However, like other patent reform bills proposed in the...
|Recent CFIUS Report Signals Longer Reviews, More Mitigation|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki, Lindsey Michelle Nelson, Bevin M.B. Newman; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' ("CFIUS") recent annual report to Congress signals that the CFIUS review process may become a longer pole in the tent for corporate transactions involving the acquisition of sensitive U.S. businesses by foreign persons. Not only...
|Protecting Your Hospital's Tax-Exempt Status: Compliance with the Affordable Care Act and Final IRS Section 501(r) Regulations|
Gerald M. Griffith, Catherine E. Livingston; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act") imposes four new requirements that Section 501(c)(3) "hospital organizations" operating "hospital facilities" must meet to keep their tax-exempt status.