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|Hong Kong Competition Commission releases draft guidelines under Competition Ordinance|
Sébastien J. Evrard, Phillip Georgiou; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Hong Kong Competition Commission (“Commission”) has released draft guidelines for the enforcement of the Competition Ordinance. The Commission intends to finalize them by the first half of 2015, after which the Ordinance will come into force.
|Texas Supreme Court Limits the Enforceability of No-Delay-Damages Provisions|
Scott W. Cowan, Kent W. Lindsay, Andrew D. Ness, William R. Taylor, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Texas Supreme Court held that a no-delay-damages provision cannot shield an owner from liability for deliberately and wrongfully interfering with a contractor's work. Zachry Constr. Corp. v. Port of Houston Auth., No. 12-0772, 2014 Tex. LEXIS 768, at *43 (Tex. Aug. 29, 2014). The court not only...
|Antitrust Alert: German Federal Court of Justice Clarifies Limits of No-Poaching Agreements under German Commercial Law|
Johannes G. Zöttl; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two companies not to "poach" each others’ employees as violating the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch, "HGB")....
|What Litigation Funders Need to Know in the Wake of the Costs Judgment in Excalibur Ventures vs. Texas Keystone Inc. and Ors|
Stephen J. Pearson, Roy A. Powell, Daniel Travers; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on November 2014On October 23, 2014, in a decision that has major ramifications for the litigation funding market in the UK and overseas, the English Commercial Court ruled that the third parties that had funded the unsuccessful litigation brought by brass-plate Delaware corporation Excalibur Ventures LLC should...
|Italian Government Introduces Measures to Stimulate Real Estate Market|
Alessandro Corno, Luca Ferrari, Marco Lombardi, Francesca Tresoldi, Matteo Troni; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014On September 12, 2014, the Italian Council of Ministries enacted Law Decree no. 133 ("Sblocca Italia" (the "Law Decree")). The Law Decree entered into force on September 13, 2014, the day immediately following its publication in the Italian Official Gazette.
|Antitrust Alert: U.S. Federal Court Provides Guidance on Treating Joint Ventures as a "Single Entity" for Antitrust Purposes|
Thomas Demitrack, Kathryn M. Fenton, Peter A. Julian, Toby G. Singer; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has unsealed its summary judgment opinion in The Medical Center at Elizabeth Place v. Premier Health Partners. The Court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants-four hospital systems that operated pursuant to a joint...
|California Attorney General Calls for Greater Data Protection, and Recommends Adoption of Chip and Pin Payment Card Technology|
Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey, Gregory P. Silberman, Olivia C. White; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014Data breaches are on the rise-and so is government enforcement action and data breach litigation. Retailers are not the only ones at risk; data breaches are affecting a growing number of industries. In addition to recent privacy enforcement actions from the Federal Trade Commission and now the...
|CMS Announces New Initiative Designed to Support Clinicians in Developing Comprehensive Quality Improvement Strategies|
James R. Dutro, Andrew G. Jack, John M. Kirsner, Kevin A. McGill, David T. Morris; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014On October 23, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") announced the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative ("TCPI"), a new initiative aimed at supporting clinicians in developing comprehensive quality improvement strategies through collaborative...
|First-Ever Class Action Filed in France|
Ozan Akyurek, Clemence de Perthuis; Jones Day;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 2014On October 1, 2014, the French accredited consumer association UFC-Que Choisir filed the first class action (action de groupe) in France. This action was filed against FONCIA, a company specialized in residential property management and real estate services, on the same day class action lawsuits...
|Italy’s New Rules for Listed Small and Mid Caps and Other Changes Relevant to Listed Issuers|
Stefano Crosio, Sara Rizzon; Jones Day;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Italian Council of Ministers enacted Law Decree No. 91 of June 24, 2014 (the “Law Decree”), which introduced new measures aimed at ensuring the country’s future sustainability and growth. As part of such new measures, the Law Decree introduced significant changes to certain...