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|China Aims for National Carbon Market by 2016|
Jim Parker; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015In November 2014, the United States and China issued a joint announcement recognizing that each nation had a "critical role to play" in combating global climate change—and announcing measures to be taken by each nation in that regard.
|Texas Attorney General Settles Alleged Boycott Case|
Thomas F. Allen, Thomas R. Jackson, Robert W. Kantner, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015The Texas Attorney General has settled its challenge to an agreement among sellers of dental supplies that, in the State's view, prevented competition by a new entrant in Texas. This case is a reminder that even local activities may be the subject of antitrust enforcement by state attorneys...
|Digital Health Transactions¿Are You Doing Your Due Diligence?|
Scott A. Edelstein, Stephen E. Gillette, Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Kevin D. Lyles, Soleil E. Teubner; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015With investment in digital health start-ups growing exponentially in recent years, it is important that interested parties proceed with a transactional perspective attuned to the unique regulatory environment of this industry. Investors, strategic partners, and others looking to acquire a stake in...
|Once More Unto the Breach—The New "Fiduciary" Definition|
Alan S. Miller, Sara R. Pikofsky; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015On April 14, 2015, the Department of Labor (the "Department") re-proposed regulations (the "Proposed Regulations") that define when someone becomes a fiduciary by reason of providing "investment advice for a fee or other compensation." The Proposed Regulations are the...
|EU's Accelerated M&A Activity in Telecom and Tech Sectors Prompts Regulatory Questions|
Paloma Bru, Francesco Liberatore, Holger Neumann, Bruce A. Olcott, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015M&A activity in the telecommunications and technology sectors is running at levels not seen since the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s. Much of the optimism stems from the rise of new communications services, such as, amongst others, Communications as a Service ("CaaS"), Voice over IP...
|Illinois Attorney General's Office Announces Intention to Dismiss False Claims Act Against Liquor Retailers|
Yael D. Aufgang, Morgan R. Hirst, Mark P. Rotatori; Jones Day;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 2015More than 50 cases have been filed against out-of-state liquor retailers and other retailers pursuant to the Illinois False Claims Act ("FCA") in Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court in Chicago. These cases are currently pending before Circuit Court Judge James Snyder.
|Reflective Loss, Trusts and Australian Class Action Settlements|
John Emmerig, Greta Gingell, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
May 8, 2015, previously published on April 2015In 2008, the value of units of the MFS Premium Income Fund (the “Fund”), a property trust, diminished in value following the tightening in credit markets as a result of the global financial crisis.
|PCI DSS Version 3.1—SSL and Early Versions of TLS Are Deemed No Longer Secure|
Rachel A. Geist, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 2015On April 15, 2015, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council ("SSC") released Version 3.1 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI DSS"). PCI DSS is a set of standards that dictate how merchants and other organizations in the payment cycle are...
|NLRB Accuses USPS of Failing to Bargain Data Breach Response|
Terri L. Chase, Doreen S. Davis, Patricia A. Dunn, Jacqueline M. Holmes, Alison B. Marshall; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 2015The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a complaint against the United States Postal Service alleging that USPS failed to furnish information and bargain over its response to a data breach that compromised sensitive employee information. This case raises the novel question of whether and...
|Delaware Update: Delaware Enacts New Rapid Arbitration Act|
Philip Le B. Douglas, Marjorie P. Duffy, Thomas E. Lynch; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 2015Delaware recently enacted the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (the "DRAA"), a potentially cost-saving alternative form of dispute resolution for Delaware business entities. The DRAA contains several noteworthy features that: (i) generally require arbitration to be completed in no longer...