Home > Jones Day > Legal Library

Legal Articles: Jones Day

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 358


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>
Show: results per page
Sort by:

HTML"Protectionist" French Excise Tax on Certain Types of Beer Complies with EU Law
Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
On September 13, 2014, it was reported by the trade press that the European Commission had found that the increase by 160 percent of French excise tax on certain types of high-alcohol-content and luxury beers that was introduced on January 1, 2013 did not fall afoul of the free-market principles of...

 

HTMLNew Developments for Real Property Transactions
Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
On July 9, 2014, the German Supreme Fiscal Court decided a real estate transfer tax ("RETT") case that shines a new light on RETT structures. Contrary to the long-standing interpretation of the law, the court took the position that aspects of economic ownership are also relevant for RETT...

 

HTMLEffective October 6, 2014, Delivery Settlement Cycle of Securities Traded on Euronext Paris and Alternext Paris Will Be Shortened from Three to Two Trading Days
Philippe Goutay, Anselme Mialon; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
Effective October 6, 2014, the delivery settlement cycle of securities traded on French-regulated market Euronext Paris and French-organized market Alternext Paris will be shortened from three to two trading days. This move anticipates the EU Regulation on Central Securities Depositories adopted on...

 

HTMLLuxembourg-France Tax Treaty: Amendment Signed on September 5, 2014
Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
On September 5, 2014, French Minister of Finance Michel Sapin and Luxembourgian Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna signed an amendment to the France-Luxembourg Tax Treaty (1958) (the "Tax Treaty"), as amended by the 1970 exchange of letters and by the 1970, 2006, and 2009 protocols.

 

HTMLQuestioning the Executoriness of Trademark Licenses in Integrated Agreements
Mark G. Douglas, Laura L. Swanson; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014
Protections added to the Bankruptcy Code in 1988 that give some intellectual property (“IP”) licensees the right to continued use of licensed property notwithstanding rejection of the underlying license agreement do not expressly apply to trademark licenses. As a consequence, a...

 

HTMLTaking a Stand Where Few Have Trodden: Structured Dismissal Held Clearly Authorized by the Bankruptcy Code
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014
A "structured dismissal" of a chapter 11 case following a sale of substantially all of the debtor's assets has become increasingly common as a way to minimize cost and maximize creditor recoveries. However, only a handful of rulings have been issued on the subject, perhaps because...

 

HTMLCommercially Confidential Information at Risk: The European Medicines Agency Issues Disclosure Policy
Christian B. Fulda; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
As if the fight for reasonable returns on investment into drug development, currently exemplified by the discussion on the pricing of innovative products, is not enough, the pharmaceutical industry is facing one of its biggest challenges in Europe: the protection of commercially confidential...

 

Adobe PDFExclusion of Evidence Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Lisamarie LoGiudice; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
Post-issue challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board”) provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that are intended to be lower cost than validity challenges in traditional district...

 

HTMLIRS Issues Guidance Regarding the Deductibility of Litigation Fees Incurred by Branded Pharmaceutical Companies When Defending Their Patents Against Challenges to Market Exclusivity by Generic Companies
Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
There is welcome clarity for branded pharmaceutical companies seeking to deduct legal fees incurred in defending their patents against challenges to market exclusivity by generic companies. This clarity comes after a year of uncertainty arising from a negative opinion expressed by the IRS in a...

 

HTMLParent-Subsidiary Directive
Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014
The Explanatory Memorandum to the Draft Law amending nonresident income tax points out that the main reason for the tax reform is to adapt it, to a greater extent, to the European Union regulatory framework. The draft law includes an anti-abuse clause, similar to the one currently in force, which...

 


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>