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|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").
|Federal Circuit Court Acknowledges Breadth of Workplace Rights in Adverse Action Claims|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014In Evans v Trilab Pty Ltd  FCCA 2464, Judge Lucev held that an adverse action claim can be based on the exercise of rights that do not arise from statutory, regulatory or contractual provisions and are only indirectly connected to employment.
|Recent Developments in Myanmar's New Telecommunications Law|
Francesco Liberatore, Kevin J. Murphy, William B. Saunders; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014With the adoption of Myanmar's new Telecommunications Law ("Telecoms Law") last year and the two incumbent operator licenses awarded, the country's telecommunications industry is evolving at a rapid pace. In order to give full effect to the new law, Myanmar is about to adopt new...
|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...
|In Search of the Meaning of "Unreasonably Small Capital" in Constructively Fraudulent Transfer Avoidance Litigation|
Mark G. Douglas, Jane Rue Wittstein; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014The meaning of "unreasonably small capital" in the context of constructively fraudulent transfer avoidance litigation is not spelled out in the Bankruptcy Code. As a result, bankruptcy courts have been called upon to fashion their own definitions of the term. Nonetheless, the courts that...
|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...
|First PTAB Decisions in Derivation Proceedings|
Michael J. Bruner, Erin C. Dickerman, Thomas E. Friebel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The America Invents Act ("AIA") eliminated interference proceedings for applications having a claim with an effective filing date on or after March 16, 2013, and created derivation proceedings for those applications.
|European Union Approves Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions|
Eric Barbier de la Serre, Thomas Jestaedt, Alex Petrasincu, Johannes G. Zöttl; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Earlier today, the Council of the European Union approved the long-awaited Directive governing actions for damages for infringements of competition rules (Damages Directive). The Damages Directive is based on a proposal by the European Commission (Commission) that followed more than ten years of...
|Administrator v. Pirker: NTSB Holds that Existing Regulations Can Apply to Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)|
Jeffrey J. Immel, Rebecca MacPherson, Jameson C. Rohrer, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014On November 18, 2014, the National Transportation Safety Board ("NTSB") issued its long-awaited decision in Administrator v. Pirker. The NTSB reversed the holding of the Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") and found that 14 C.F.R. § 91.13(a), which forbids careless or reckless...
|Amendment to Drugs and Medical Devices Law in Japan Takes Effect|
Laurie A. Clarke, Colleen Heisey, Scott T. Jones, Mark Mansour, Mitsutaka Okano; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014A material amendment to the law regulating drugs and medical devices in Japan has recently been implemented. The amendment mainly covers (i) establishing a fast-track authorization process for regenerative medicine products (described below), (ii) restructuring medical device regulations, and (iii)...