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|Chinese Government Issues Opinions on Construction Industry Development and Reform|
Ashley M. Howlett, Gigi Yuen; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On 1 July 2014, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development ("MOHURD") of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") released a document entitled "Several Opinions on Promoting Development and Reform in the Construction Industry" (the "Opinions").
|Recast Brussels I Regulation: The Abolition of Exequatur and the Amendment to Rules Relating to the Enforceability of Jurisdiction Clause|
Marie-Laure Cartier-Marraud, Anne-Laure Vincent; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The recast form of the Brussels I Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and Council of December 12, 2012 ("Brussels I Recast"), came into force on January 10,...
|Protecting Your Hospital's Tax-Exempt Status: Compliance with the Affordable Care Act and Final IRS Section 501(r) Regulations|
Gerald M. Griffith, Catherine E. Livingston; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act") imposes four new requirements that Section 501(c)(3) "hospital organizations" operating "hospital facilities" must meet to keep their tax-exempt status.
|High Court Says Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect|
John G. Froemming, Rachel A. Geist, Anna E. Raimer, Meredith M. Wilkes, Michael A. Zadd; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 24, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc., holding that "a court should give preclusive effect to [Trademark Trial and Appeal Board] decisions if the ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met." 575 U.S....
|FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems|
Jeffrey J. Immel, Rebecca MacPherson, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 15, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") released its notice of proposed rulemaking ("NPRM") for the regulation of small unmanned aircraft systems ("sUAS"). Although more accommodating of the commercial considerations associated with sUAS...
|Mexico's New Electricity Market Guidelines|
José A. Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Arturo de la Parra R.; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 24, 2015, the Mexican Ministry of Energy submitted, to the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement (Comisión Federal de Mejora Regulatoria, "COFEMER"), draft Guidelines (the "Guidelines") to be implemented for Mexico's electricity market. The draft...
|French Tax Update: New China - France Double Tax Treaty, Amendment to Singapore - France Double Tax Treaty, Noteworthy Tax Courts Decisions and Administrative Publications|
Nicolas Andre, Fuli Cao, Siamak Mostafavi, Alexios Theologitis; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on February 2015The present French Tax Update will focus on (i) the most salient features of the new double tax treaty signed by the People's Republic of China (China) and France on November 26, 2013 (New DTT), (ii) the new double tax treaty signed by Singapore and France on January 15, 2015, (iii) certain...
|New Dietary Guidelines Advisory Report: Eggs and Coffee Are Back, but Sugar is Out|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Mark Mansour, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 19, 2015, a group of 14 outside experts who formed the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (“Committee”) released the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (“Advisory Report”) to the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and...
|Class Actions in Australia - 2014 in Review|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015During 2014, Australian class action suits in numerous areas—including shareholder matters, financial products and advice, cartel, product liability, and environment and government—were initiated, pursued and sometimes settled.
|Antitrust Alert: Supreme Court Requires State Supervision of Professional Boards to Secure Antitrust Immunity|
Kenneth W. Field, Michael H. Knight, Hashim M. Mooppan, Bevin M.B. Newman, Toby G. Singer; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015In an important decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that, where a state professional regulatory board is controlled by active market participants in the profession the board regulates, the board cannot claim "state action" antitrust immunity unless it is actively supervised by other...