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|EU Directive on Exchange of Tax Rulings|
Nicolas Andre, Siamak Mostafavi, Alexios Theologitis; Jones Day;
January 13, 2016, previously published on January 1, 2016On December 8, 2015, Council Directive (EU) 2015/2376 (Tax Ruling Directive) was published in order to amend Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation by including advance cross-border rulings and advance transfer pricing arrangements.
|EPA Launches Online eDisclosure Portal|
Casey F. Bradford, Jennifer M. Hayes, Anna Claire Skinner, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
January 12, 2016, previously published on January 2016On December 9, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") unveiled a new, web-based "eDisclosure" system that allows regulated entities to submit self-disclosures regarding violations uncovered in circumstances meeting the requirements of the Audit Policy and...
|ITC Finds Converse’s Midsole Shoe Design Protectable Trade Dress|
Jessica D. Bradley, John G. Froemming, Susan M. Kayser, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
January 12, 2016, previously published on December 2015The International Trade Commission ("ITC") has recently found in an Initial Determination that Converse's "Chuck Taylor" midsole shoe design is entitled to trade dress protection, and that several of the accused shoe designs sold by Wal-Mart, Skechers, New Balance, and Highline...
|Paris Agreement Sets the Stage for Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions|
Mary Beth Deemer, Alina Fortson, Jennifer M. Hayes, Anna Claire Skinner, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 12, 2015, 195 countries adopted the first global agreement addressing climate change. The Paris Agreement was adopted following two weeks of negotiations during the 21st Conference of the Parties ("COP21") to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
|Proposed Cybersecurity Disclosure Act Shows Deep Misunderstanding of the Role of the Board of Directors|
Michael R. La Marca, Randi C. Lesnick, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 17, 2015, Senators Jack Reed and Susan Collins introduced the Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2015, a proposed bill that would require publicly traded companies to disclose, in their investor filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), whether any member...
|How to Contain Construction Disputes|
John B. Cooper; Jones Day;
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 2015Imagine if, when a dispute involving defective design or defective construction first arose, it could be dealt with in a safe environment so that the defects could be remedied and the possible impacts of them limited, reduced or avoided?
|Recent Decision on Sovereign Immunity Highlights Need for Advance Planning When Transacting With Foreign Sovereign Entities|
Melissa S. Gorsline, Charles T. Kotuby, Baiju S. Vasani; Jones Day;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs, which presented a seemingly simple question: When do commercial activities in the United States strip foreign states and state-owned entities of sovereign immunity and subject them to...
|Antitrust Immunity for State Agencies Continues to Narrow|
Benjamin H. Cheng, Kenneth W. Field, Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Michael A. Gleason; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015In another court decision narrowing state action immunity, a federal district court in Texas has denied the Texas Medical Board's ("TMB") motion to dismiss an antitrust challenge to its new rules on telemedicine providers. Among other things, the TMB argued that it is immune from...
|Mexico Announces First Deepwater Oil and Gas Auction|
Salvador Gallo, Francisco Pams, William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 17, 2015, Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos-CNH) published the bid guidelines for the much-anticipated first auction of deepwater blocks. The fourth auction to take place under Mexico's Round One, CNH-R01-L04/2015 will consist of 10...
|Aggressive U.S. FTC Enforcement of Invitation to Collude Cases in Full Swing after Guidance on Section 5 of the FTC Act|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Laura E. Malament, Geoffrey D. Oliver; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015Keep your friends close, but keep your competitors at a safe distance. Invitations to a competitor to collude - even if no agreement is formed - may generate an RSVP from the Federal Trade Commission to come visit their offices, often courtesy of the solicited competitor who snitched to the FTC....