Document(s) published by this organization: 463
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|U.S. DOJ Requires HSR Filing by Activist Investors, Rejecting Claim of "Passive Investment"|
James P. Dougherty, Lyle G. Ganske, Michael H. (Mike) Knight, Bevin M.B. Newman, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit claiming that two ValueAct Capital funds violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act by acquiring over $2.5 billion of voting securities in two oilfield services companies, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, without filing an HSR notification with the federal...
|House Judiciary Committee Questions Scope of ITC Authority|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, David M. (Dave) Maiorana, Garfield B. Simms; Jones Day;
May 2, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 14, 2016, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine patent litigation at the International Trade Commission ("ITC"). What was anticipated to be an inquiry into the proposed Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act, H.R. 4829, quickly developed into the Committee's...
|Italian Tax Authorities Publish Guidelines on Taxation of Inbound LBO Transactions|
Carla Calcagnile, Marco Lombardi; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016On March 30, 2016, the Italian Tax Authorities ("ITA") issued Circular n. 6/E ("Circular") to clarify certain tax aspects of leveraged buyout and merger leveraged buyout transactions ("LBO" and "MLBO" respectively). The Circular also provides important...
|Federal Reserve Board Proposes New Single-Counterparty Credit Exposure Limits for Large Banking Organizations|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Courtney Lyons Snyder; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016A principal tenet of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 ("Dodd-Frank Act") was creation of a comprehensive approach for mitigating threats to the financial stability of the United States ("U.S.") posed by systemically important financial...
|Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive Contractual Bail-In|
John C. Ahern; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive equips regulatory authorities in Europe with tools designed to protect the stability of the financial system and financial markets in the European Economic Area in the event of bank failure or the failure of a systemically important investment firm.
|How to Survive Dawn Raids and Search Warrants in Antitrust/Competition Investigations|
Alan Davis, Eric P. Enson, Carsten T. Gromotke, Paula W. Render, Nicolas Taylor; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016Around the globe and across jurisdictions, antitrust authorities continue to aggressively seek evidence of competition law infractions, often during raids on business premises or at the private residences of company executives. While it is important to comply with a lawful search, it is also...
|EPA Creates Ambiguity Regarding Clean Power Plan Compliance Deadlines|
Alina Fortson, Charles T. (Chuck) Wehland; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016On February 9, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") final rule, Carbon Pollution Emissions Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units, known as the Clean Power Plan. The Court declared...
|Quicksilver Drops Motion to Reject Midstream Agreements in Connection with Closing of Sale to BlueStone Natural Resources|
Paul M. Green, Thomas A. (Tom) Howley, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Alexandra L. (Alex) Wilde; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 7, 2016, Quicksilver Resources Inc. ("Quicksilver") announced that it closed the sale of its U.S. assets for $245 million to BlueStone Natural Resources II ("BlueStone") in connection with Quicksilver's bankruptcy cases and pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement that...
|Australian Takeovers Panel Decision Raises Uncertainty about the Valuation Disclosure Obligations of Target Company Directors|
Mark Crean, Brett Heading; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016When faced with a takeover bid, the directors of the target company must make a crucial decision: If they believe the bid undervalues the shares of the company, what information should they disclose to shareholders?
|The Changing Role of Australian Boards in Oversight of Corporate Culture|
Mark Crean, Tim L'Estrange; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's ("ASIC") recent crackdown on corporate culture, particularly focused on banks, has been fuelling much debate about the role of boards in the oversight of culture within an organisation. Some have accused ASIC of attempting to be the...