Document(s) published by this organization: 368
Show: results per page
|EU Court of Justice Battles with Itself on Delays at the General Court|
Charlotte Breuvart, Kye Cecelia; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015In the latest fallout from long delays in General Court proceedings, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) now finds itself appearing before its own judges in challenging Orders of the General Court that determined that the CJEU was the appropriate representative of the European Union...
|Defining the Bounds of the Public Disclosure Bar and the Scope of "News Media"|
Eric P. Berlin, Heather M. O'Shea, Allyson C. Spacht; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 2015On March 3, 2015, a court in the Southern District of Texas granted a defendant pharmaceutical company's motion for summary judgment on claims brought under the False Claims Act for alleged false claims made through various government programs, including Medicaid and Medicare, for reimbursement for...
|PayPal, Schlumberger Holdings Enforcement Actions Highlight Need for Effective Implementation of Compliance Programs|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015Recent enforcement actions against PayPal, Inc. ("PayPal") and Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. ("Schlumberger Holdings") serve as a reminder to all companies subject to U.S. economic sanctions that no matter how robust corporate compliance policies may appear on paper, an...
|NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance on Workplace Policies|
David S. Birnbaum, Brian West Easley; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 18, 2015, the Office of the General Counsel (the "General Counsel") of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") issued Memorandum GC 15-04 (the "Memorandum") providing guidance regarding the legality of employer work rules. The...
|Sovereign Debt Update|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015On February 13, 2015, the Chancery Division of the English High Court issued a ruling in a lawsuit brought by certain holders of euro-denominated exchange bonds issued by the Republic of Argentina during 2005 and 2010 debt restructurings seeking to gain access to €225 million ($257 million)...
|Supreme Court Clarifies Liability Standard for Opinions Expressed in Registration Statements|
William S. Freeman; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 24, 2015, the United States Supreme Court clarified the circumstances under which a company can be liable under § 11 of the Securities Act for statements of opinion contained in a registration statement. The Court held that a company is not liable for stating an opinion that turns out...
|Tender Offer Approved to Implement Classwide Debt Exchange Outside Plan of Reorganization|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015Debt-for-equity swaps and debt exchanges are common features of out-of-court as well as chapter 11 restructurings. For publicly traded securities, out-of-court restructurings in the form of "exchange offers" or "tender offers" are, absent an exemption, subject to the rules...
|Importers Beware: False Claims Act Enforcement of Import Procedures on the Rise|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Peter F. Garvin, J. Andrew Jackson, Chase David Kaniecki, Fernand A. Lavallee; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2015Importers are facing potential additional liability for actions they take in connection with importing items into the United States. In addition to administrative penalties imposed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP"), private litigants and the U.S. Department of Justice...
|Provider Preparedness in the Wake of CoOportunity Health's Liquidation|
Lisa Ge Shang Han, John M. Kirsner, David T. Morris; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 2, 2015, the Iowa District Court for Polk County entered a Final Order of Liquidation against CoOportunity Health, Inc. ("CoOportunity") after previously placing CoOportunity under a rehabilitation order.
|Obama Administration Issues New Rules Regulating Fracturing Activities on Public and Tribal Lands|
Jennifer M. Hayes, Allan T. Kirk, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015The U.S. Department of the Interior ("DOI") released final rules regulating hydraulic fracturing activities on federal and tribal lands on March 20, 2015. The new rules were codified in the Federal Register at 43 C.F.R. Part 3160 on March 26, 2015. Unless the courts or Congress...