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|Questioning Recent ISS Study on the Impact of Board Leadership Structures on CEO Pay|
Lyle G. Ganske, Daniel C. Hagen, Robin C. Melman, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") published a report in March 2016 arguing that CEO compensation is impacted by companies' board structures. More specifically, ISS argues that CEOs of companies with boards chaired by an "insider" have higher compensation than CEOs of...
|Japan Expands Renewable Energy Program, Tightens Requirements for Renewable Energy Projects|
Hirokazu Ina, Naoko Tokumoto, Kaoru Umino; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016Japan's Cabinet recently approved a series of amendments (the "Amendments") to the Act on Special Measures Concerning the Procurement of Renewable Energy by Operators of Electric Utilities (the "Act"), which, when approved and implemented, are likely to have a significant...
|Australian Antitrust Enforcer Pursues Alleged Egg Cartel|
Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the ACCC) has announced it will appeal the Federal Court's decision dismissing the ACCC's proceedings against the Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL), a trade association for egg producers, and four other corporate and individual respondents.
|Fourth Circuit Confirms Coverage for Data Breaches Claims Under Traditional CGL Insurance Policies|
Richard (Rich) DeNatale, Celia Jackson, Richard D. Milone; Jones Day;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 2016In a highly anticipated decision, the Fourth Circuit has ruled that commercial general liability ("CGL") insurance policies provide defense coverage for class action lawsuits arising from a data breach. The decision, Travelers Indemnity Company of America v. Portal Healthcare Solutions,...
|House Judiciary Committee Questions Scope of ITC Authority|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, David M. (Dave) Maiorana, Garfield B. Simms; Jones Day;
May 2, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 14, 2016, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine patent litigation at the International Trade Commission ("ITC"). What was anticipated to be an inquiry into the proposed Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act, H.R. 4829, quickly developed into the Committee's...
|EPA Creates Ambiguity Regarding Clean Power Plan Compliance Deadlines|
Alina Fortson, Charles T. (Chuck) Wehland; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016On February 9, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") final rule, Carbon Pollution Emissions Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units, known as the Clean Power Plan. The Court declared...
|How to Survive Dawn Raids and Search Warrants in Antitrust/Competition Investigations|
Alan Davis, Eric P. Enson, Carsten T. Gromotke, Paula W. Render, Nicolas Taylor; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016Around the globe and across jurisdictions, antitrust authorities continue to aggressively seek evidence of competition law infractions, often during raids on business premises or at the private residences of company executives. While it is important to comply with a lawful search, it is also...
|Federal Reserve Board Proposes New Single-Counterparty Credit Exposure Limits for Large Banking Organizations|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Courtney Lyons Snyder; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016A principal tenet of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 ("Dodd-Frank Act") was creation of a comprehensive approach for mitigating threats to the financial stability of the United States ("U.S.") posed by systemically important financial...
|Italian Tax Authorities Publish Guidelines on Taxation of Inbound LBO Transactions|
Carla Calcagnile, Marco Lombardi; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016On March 30, 2016, the Italian Tax Authorities ("ITA") issued Circular n. 6/E ("Circular") to clarify certain tax aspects of leveraged buyout and merger leveraged buyout transactions ("LBO" and "MLBO" respectively). The Circular also provides important...
|Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive Contractual Bail-In|
John C. Ahern; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive equips regulatory authorities in Europe with tools designed to protect the stability of the financial system and financial markets in the European Economic Area in the event of bank failure or the failure of a systemically important investment firm.