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|The Bitter and Sweet of the Wal-Mart/Comcast/Halliburton Triumvirate: More Grounds for Defeating Class Certification, But More Exposure to Discovery|
Noah Ryan Litton, Chad A. Readler; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 2015Corporate litigants are still celebrating recent United States Supreme Court victories by defendants in high-profile class-action cases. As they should. After all, the trio of cases, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, and Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., mark a...
|Recent Legislative Developments in Spanish Labor Law|
Jesús Gimeno, Jesús Merino; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015With the start of 2015, a number of legislative developments will have a direct effect on employment and Social Security regulations. Most of changes are the result of Law 36/2014, of December 26, 2014, on the General State Budgets for 2015. The objective was to introduce labor laws that will not...
|New York Regulator Announces Plans to Conduct Targeted Cybersecurity Examinations of Insurance Companies, Issue Standards|
Matthew R. Bowles, Scott A. Edelstein, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 8, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") announced that it will soon begin making targeted cybersecurity assessments of insurance companies and that it plans to issue regulations setting heightened security standards. The announcement coincides...
|American Quarter Horse Association Can Ban Cloned Horses, Says Fifth Circuit, Rejecting Antitrust Challenge|
Thomas F. Allen, Thomas R. Jackson, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the American Quarter Horse Association's right to bar cloned horses from its breed registry, reversing a jury verdict against the association. The case is Abraham & Veneklasen Joint Venture v. American Quarter Horse Association. This ruling has...
|FINRA and SEC Issue Cybersecurity Reports Identifying Common Industry Practices|
Kyle T. Barrett, Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015New reports by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") and the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") highlight the increased regulatory focus in the financial sector on cybersecurity. Both reports merit industry attention.
|Japanese Corporate Governance Is Changing with the Adoption of a New Code in 2015|
Stephen J. DeCosse, Masayuki Horiike, Scott T. Jones, Ken Kiyohara, Yuki Yoshida; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015In the past, Japan may not have enjoyed high scores in the area of corporate governance, but this may change soon. The "Japan Revitalization Strategy (Revised in 2014)," commonly known as the third arrow of the "Abenomics" (the economic policies advocated by Japanese Prime...
|SEC Permits Abbreviated Tender and Exchange Offers for Non-Convertible High-Yield and Investment-Grade Debt Securities|
Ian B. Blumenstein, Kimberly J. Pustulka, Edward B. Winslow; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 2015On January 23, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission responded to a request submitted by a consortium of law firms, including Jones Day, representing a diverse group of issuers, investment banks, and investors, by issuing a no-action letter indicating that it would not recommend SEC...
|ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 Issues Final Report and Recommendations|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January/February 2015After nearly three years of study and 16 public field hearings, a commission established by the American Bankruptcy Institute (the "ABI Commission") to study the reform of chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code issued its Final Report and Recommendations on December 8, 2014 (the...
|Third Announcement of Tenders for Mexican Electric Energy and Gas Pipelines Projects by the Comisión Federal de Electricidad|
Alejandro Creel-Ysita, José Estandía, William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On January 29, 2015, the Comisión Federal de Electricidad ("CFE"), the Mexican public utilities company, announced a tender process for new electric energy projects and natural gas transportation infrastructure. The projects are expected bring additional investments of US$3.276...
|President Obama Continues Push on Cybersecurity|
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 13, 2015, President Obama spoke to attendees of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection held at Stanford University. Calling the digital world a "sort of Wild Wild West," Obama and many corporate representatives announced developments intended to...