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|U.S. Further Lifts Limits on Transactions Incident to Exports to and from Burma (Myanmar)|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced the first significant amendments to its Burmese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 537 ("BSR"), since February 2013. Specifically, OFAC announced that, effective on May...
|Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuits by Plaintiffs Who Cannot Show "Real" Injury|
Darren K. Cottriel, Meir Feder, Daniel J. (Dan) McLoon, Brian J. Murray, John A. Vogt; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, a closely watched case addressing whether federal lawsuits can be filed by plaintiffs who have suffered no concrete injury aside from the violation of a federal statute. The case is of particular interest to...
|Congress Passes Measure to Facilitate the Reduction of Duties on Certain Imports|
Laura Fraedrich, Chase D. Kaniecki, Christopher M. Tipler; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 11, 2016, Congress passed the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 ("Act"). The Act reforms the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill ("MTB") process, pursuant to which Congress suspends or reduces tariffs on merchandise imported into the United States. While measures...
|DOL Mandates 100% Increase in Minimum Salary to Satisfy Fair Labor Standards Act White Collar Overtime Exemptions|
Fred W. Alvarez, Craig S. Friedman, Michael J. Gray, Brian M. Jorgensen, Teresa R. Rodela; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued its final rule updating and revising the overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), 29 U.S.C. § 201, et seq. (the "Final...
|European Antitrust Enforcers Move on Holders of Big Data|
Thomas Jestaedt; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016Recent months have seen a surge of new initiatives by European antitrust enforcers applying competition law rules to holders and processors of "big data." Big data often is described as the accumulation of a significant volume of different types of data, produced at high speed from...
|U.S. Supreme Court Holds that "Actual Fraud" Discharge Bar Encompasses Fraudulent Transfers|
Shay Dvoretzky, Emily J. Kennedy; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz, No. 15-145, holding that the "actual fraud" bar to discharge under section 523(a)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code encompasses an individual debtor's knowing receipt of fraudulently transferred...
|CFPB Proposes New Rule on Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Clauses|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Sanjay Narayan; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016Arbitration as a means of dispute resolution is intended to help consumers and businesses save time and money and achieve fair results when compared to traditional litigation. Millions of contracts for consumer financial products and services have a pre-dispute arbitration clause that requires...
|Australian Class Action Settlements Declined Due to Substantial Detriment to Class Members|
John Emmerig, Joshua Kang, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016The applicants and class members were investors in forestry plantation managed investment schemes that failed. Originally three inter-related class actions were commenced on 22 December 2011 in relation to schemes from 2007, 2008 and 2009. In one proceeding, the claims were made against the two...
|Deciphering Sikkelee: Implications for Aviation Claims and Product Manufacturers|
Tarah E. Ackerman, Kevin D. Boyce, Erin L. Burke, John D. Goetz, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On April 19, 2016, the Third Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp. et al. Aviation product manufacturers had hoped the opinion, which considered whether the Federal Aviation Act ("Act") and Federal Aviation Act ("FAA") regulations...
|Sovereign Debt Update|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
June 15, 2016, previously published on May/June 2016The Republic of Argentina returned to global debt markets after a 15-year absence on April 19, 2016, when it sold $16 billion in bonds to fund a series of landmark settlements reached earlier this year with holdout bondholders from the South American nation’s 2005 and 2010 debt...