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HTMLEighth Circuit Expands Subsequent New Value Preference Defense in Cases Involving Three-Party Relationships
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2014, previously published on May/June 2014
A bankruptcy trustee or chapter 11 debtor-in-possession has the power under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code to avoid a transfer made immediately prior to bankruptcy if the transfer unfairly prefers one or more creditors over the rest of the creditor body. However, not every payment made by a...

 

HTMLDirector Tenure: The New Frontier in Board Independence
Lyle G. Ganske, Jennifer C. Lewis, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas, Erin S. de la Mare; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014
Director independence has been a key corporate governance issue for many years, and independence standards have become significantly more stringent in the wake of Sarbanes-Oxley and evolving exchange listing requirements. Currently, independence standards generally focus on material relationships...

 

HTMLInvestment Funds in the Dubai International Financial Centre: A Lighter Touch Coming?
Eric J. Milne, Daniel Partovi; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014
There are currently a number of different options for establishing and offering investment funds from the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE"), and all of these options are highly regulated. One option is to establish a fund in the Dubai International Financial Centre (the "DIFC"),...

 

HTMLProposed Changes To The EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive, Q2 Noteworthy Publications, and FATCA and BEPS Updates
Siamak Mostafavi; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014
The present French Tax Update will look over (i) the modifications to the EU Parent¿Subsidiary Directive ("PSD") that were recently proposed and amended by the European Commission, (ii) recent advisory opinions issued by the Committee in charge of abuse of law matters (Comité...

 

HTMLCommencement Requirements Relaxed for Australian Class Actions?
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014
To commence a class action in the Federal Court, the class action legislation provides that "7 or more persons" must "have claims against the same person".

 

HTMLFDA's Fifth Draft Guidance on Biosimilars Sheds New Light on Approval Pathway
Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Christopher M. Mikson, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 30, 2014, previously published on May 2014
On May 13, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration ("FDA") issued a draft guidance, Clinical Pharmacology Data to Support a Demonstration of Biosimilarity to a Reference Product. The draft guidance is intended to assist biological product sponsors with the design and use of clinical...

 

HTMLEU Court of Justice Clarifies Responsibilities of Internet Search Engines Regarding So-Called "Right to be Forgotten"
Paloma Bru; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 2014
On May 13, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CoJ" or "Court") adopted a judgment that resolves several questions about the interpretation of the EU Data Protection Law (Directive 95/46/EC) in relation to the activity of internet search engines.

 

HTMLBreak Point? Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Validity of Fee-Shifting Bylaw
Robert W. Gaffey, Lyle G. Ganske, Eric Landau, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 2014
On May 8, 2014, in ATP Tour, Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bund, et al., No. 534, 2013, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a bylaw shifting attorneys' fees and costs to the losing party in intra-corporate litigation can be valid and enforceable under Delaware law. While the case involved a member...

 

HTMLChina's MOFCOM Conditionally Clears Microsoft/Nokia and Merck/AZ
Sébastien J. Evrard, Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 2014
China's Ministry of Commerce has issued two new conditional approval decisions relating to Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia and Merck’s acquisition of AZ Electronics. These decisions show that MOFCOM will pay close attention to the intellectual property rights owned by the parties to...

 

HTMLFederal Appellate Court Rules that the FCPA Prohibits Corrupt Payments to Certain Foreign Government-Owned Businesses
Richard H. Deane, Jamila M. Hall, Henry Klehm, Peter J. Romatowski, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 2014
For the first time since the enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), a federal appellate court has defined what constitutes an "instrumentality" of a foreign government under the FCPA. Last week, the Eleventh Circuit agreed with the government that the...

 


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