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|Treasury Releases Significant Temporary Anti-Inversion Regulations and Proposed Earnings Stripping Regulations|
Andrew M. Eisenberg, Edward T. (Ed) Kennedy, Scott M. Levine, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department released two significant packages of U.S. federal tax regulations. T.D. 9761 contains temporary regulations primarily addressing the anti-inversion rules under section 7874 of the Internal Revenue Code, and REG-108060-15 contains proposed anti-earnings...
|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...
|Illinois Creates Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force|
Katherine S. Makielski, Heather M. O'Shea; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 5, 2016, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed Executive Order 16-05, creating a new Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force to address fraud, abuse, and waste in the state's health care programs. The Task Force will be led by Executive Inspector General Maggie Hickey and consist of 11...
|Overview of European Trade Mark Law Reforms|
Emmanuel G. Baud, Indradeep Bhattacharya, Marc F-X Groebl, Jakob Guhn, Rebecca Swindells; Jones Day;
April 19, 2016, previously published on April 2016Following the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law's "Study on the Overall Functioning of the European Trade Mark System" and the adoption of its recommendation by the European Commission (see our Commentary from August 2013), the European Parliament approved...
|HM Treasury Responds to Proposed Changes to the Limited Partnerships Regime|
John C. Ahern, Robert C. Lee, John MacGarty, Carolyn McNabb, Scott D. Peterman; Jones Day;
April 19, 2016, previously published on April 2016On 24 March, HM Treasury published a summary of consultation responses ("Response") to its proposed modernisations to partnership legislation for private equity investments. The Response, which details the government's legislative intentions, suggests a number of significant amendments to...
|FAQ: Purchasing a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy|
Richard D. Milone; Jones Day;
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 2016There is a saying making its way through the insurance marketplace that there are two types of companies—those that already have purchased a cyber liability policy, and those that will soon wish they had.
|Proposed Bill Seeks to Keep "Patent Trolls" Out of the ITC|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana, Ryan B. McCrum; Jones Day;
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 22, 2016, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Blake Farenthold (R-TX) reintroduced the "Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act" (H.R. 4829) (the "Act"), a modified version of proposed legislation originally submitted in 2014. The Act is intended to make...
|Fourth Circuit Allows Lanham Act Unfair Competition Claims for Foreign Trademark Not Used in the U.S.|
John G. Froemming, Meredith M. Wilkes, Meredith L. Williams; Jones Day;
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 23, the Fourth Circuit held that the owner of a Mexican trademark could bring false association and false advertising claims under § 43(a)(1)(A) and (B) of the Lanham Act for unfair competition in the United States, even though the owner has not used the trademark in the U.S. Belmora...
|Embracing E-Discovery in Antitrust Matters: Slow but Steady Progress Toward Convergence between the U.S. and the UK?|
Ausra Ona Deluard, Francesco Liberatore, Ryan C. Thomas; Jones Day;
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 2016Lawyers are sometimes risk adverse and slow to change. Although this tends to lead to a more cautious approach to embracing new technologies, including the use of artificial intelligence, the increasing burden of e-discovery has forced the issue. Lawyers on both sides of matters increasingly are...
|Dawn Raids and Preparing for Surprise Government Competition Law Investigations: Jones Day Guide to Best Practices|
Alan Davis, Matt Evans, Carsten T. Gromotke, Nicolas Taylor, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 2016As global antitrust enforcers increasingly focus on detecting and punishing cartel behavior, companies must remain vigilant in protecting against overreach during government investigations that precede prosecutorial operations. So-called "dawn raids," which are unannounced on-site...