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|Strategic Moves for the Saudi Petrochemicals Sector|
Javade Chaudhri, Yusuf Giansiracusa, Andrew D. (Andy) Ness, Marc O. Peisert, Edward H. Rose; Jones Day;
October 10, 2016, previously published on October 2016Petrochemical producers have faced a very testing last 12 months. Those based in Saudi Arabia are no exception.
|Ninth Circuit Affirms Class Decertification Order But Reverses Summary Judgment in "All Natural" Foods Label Case|
Andrew J. Bentz, Rebekah Byers (Becky) Kcehowski, Charles R.A. Morse, Sharyl A. Reisman; Jones Day;
October 10, 2016, previously published on October 2016On September 30, 2016, in a closely watched case, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's decertification ruling based on a faulty damages model but reversed in part the district court's ruling that "All Natural Fruit" labeling on Dole products is not likely to deceive consumers....
|Brexit: Implications for Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation in the UK|
Jörg Hladjk, Jonathon Little; Jones Day;
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 2016Brexit will have fundamental implications for the UK data protection regime. Until Brexit takes place, there will be a period during which its precise form and implications for UK data protection laws are not clear. This interim period comes at a time when data controllers are already anticipating...
|Conflicting Rulings on Preemption of State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims by Section 546 Safe Harbor Create Uncertainty|
Ben Rosenblum; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016In Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Ams. v. Large Private Beneficial Owners (In re Tribune Co. Fraudulent Conveyance Litig.), 818 F.3d 98 (2d Cir. 2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the “safe harbor” under section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code for settlement...
|Ruling Provides Guidance on Standard to Reopen Fully Administered Chapter 11 Case “for Other Cause”|
Anna Kordas; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016Section 350(b) of the Bankruptcy Code permits a bankruptcy court under certain circumstances to reopen a bankruptcy case even after the estate has been fully administered and the case is closed. In In re Atari, 2016 BL 125936 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Apr. 20, 2016), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the...
|Proposed Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules and Forms|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (the “Bankruptcy Rules”) and the Official Bankruptcy Forms and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The...
|A New Telecoms Code for Europe|
Bernard E. Amory, Laurent De Muyter, Yvan N. Desmedt, Rémy Fekete, Holger Neumann; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September 2016The European Commission has proposed an ambitious overhaul of EU telecoms rules. Announced concurrently with the State of the (European) Union address of President Juncker, the main objective of these reforms is to encourage investments in very high capacity networks, such as fiber networks and...
|Seventh Circuit Deepens Circuit Split on Applicability of Section 546(e) Safe Harbor to Transactions Involving Financial Institution Acting as Mere Conduit|
Mark G. Douglas, Brad B. Erens; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016In FTI Consulting, Inc. v. Merit Management Group, LP, 2016 BL 243677 (7th Cir. July 28, 2016), a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that the “safe harbor” under section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code for settlement payments made in connection...
|New York’s Restrictive Interpretation of Common Interest Doctrine Unlikely to Have Significant Impact in Bankruptcy|
Aaron M. Gober-Sims; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016On June 9, 2016, the New York State Court of Appeals, in Ambac Assur. Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, 2016 BL 184648 (N.Y. June 9, 2016), reversed a lower court decision, consistent with the overwhelming majority of federal court decisions, that the common interest doctrine under New York law is...
|In Brief: Recent Rulings Demonstrate Evolving Law on Ability of Plan Trustees to Assert Creditors’ Pre-Bankruptcy State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016In Weisfelner v. Hofmann (In re Lyondell Chem. Co.), 2016 BL 241310 (S.D.N.Y. July 27, 2016), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York reversed a 2015 ruling by the bankruptcy court presiding over the chapter 11 case of Lyondell Chemical Company (“Lyondell”) that...