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|The Fast Australian Class Action Settlement|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014Inabu Pty Ltd, as trustee for the Alida Superannuation Fund, commenced a class action in the Federal Court of Australia against Leighton in relation to two major construction projects, the Brisbane Airport Link project (“BAL Project”) and the Victorian Desalination Plant project...
|Singapore as Asia's LNG Hub: The Road Ahead|
Satesh Kumar, Darren Murphy; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014In the last few months, there has been keen debate around Singapore’s vision and efforts to become Asia’s hub for trade in liquefied natural gas ("LNG"). This debate follows the most recent report from the International Energy Agency ("IEA") in 2013, which pointed...
|China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Form of Investor-State Dispute Regime Remains Unclear|
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 17, 2014, China and Australia announced they had reached a Free Trade Agreement ("ChAFTA", the "Agreement"). The ChAFTA text has not been finalized, but that is expected in the coming months. At this stage, the public can only glean insights from the recently...
|P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Negotiations and Joint Plan of Action Extended Up To an Additional Seven Months|
Renato Antonini, Sean Thomas Boyce, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Paul C. Hines; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 24, 2014, the P5+1 (or, alternatively, E3+3) countries (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, and Russia) announced that ongoing negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear enrichment and development activities, along with sanctions relief agreed to by the United...
|What Next for KTB Investors?|
Rona C. MacRae, Lucas J. Moore, Harriet Territt, Sylvia Tonova, Baiju S. Vasani; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014As the sun set on Thursday 6 November 2014, so too disappeared the last rays of hope for Corporate Commercial Bank ("KTB"). One of Bulgaria's smallest banks in the early 2000s, KTB has since expanded rapidly to become its fourth largest lender, only to have its licence withdrawn. The...
|Causation in Australian Shareholder Class Actions Uncertain|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The plaintiff, Camping Warehouse Australia Pty Ltd commenced proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria alleging that the defendant Downer EDI Limited breached its continuous disclosure obligations under s 674 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the "Act") and the prohibition on...
|CFPB Permits Online Posting of Annual Privacy Notices|
Michael R. Butowsky, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Todd S. McClelland, Stephen J. Obie, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently adopted a final rule that under certain conditions provides financial institutions it regulates with the option of posting annual consumer privacy notices online rather than mailing paper copies to customers (the "Privacy...
|Better Late Than Never: Claims Filed Years Late Did Not Waive Subordination Agreement Priorities or Warrant Equitable Subordination|
Joseph A. Florczak; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014The Bankruptcy Code dictates the priority of distributions to the holders of allowed secured and unsecured claims in accordance with various statutory priority schemes. However, the Bankruptcy Code also provides that consensual pre-bankruptcy agreements between or among creditors that prioritize...
|Mexican President Peña Promulgates Regulations to the Secondary Laws of the Energy Reform|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William Prescott Mills, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Pursuant to the transitory articles of the Secondary Laws to Mexico's Energy Reform, enacted on August 11, 2014, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has announced the issuance of a series of clarifying Regulations, with an effective date of October 31, 2014 (the "Regulations").
|In Brief: Enforceability of Waivers of the Automatic Stay|
Michael J. Cohen; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014An article appearing in the July/August 2014 issue of the Business Restructuring Review discusses a ruling by an Oregon bankruptcy court that held unenforceable a negative covenant in a limited liability company's operating agreement prohibiting the company from filing a bankruptcy petition, among...