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|Jury Finds for Drug Manufacturers in First Post-Actavis "Reverse Payment" Trial|
Jonathan Berman, Benjamin H. Cheng, Aimee E. DeFilippo, Kevin D. McDonald; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014In the first "reverse payment" trial since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Actavis decision held that "reverse payment" settlements potentially could be found anticompetitive under a rule of reason analysis, a federal jury in Massachusetts has returned a verdict in favor of the...
|Industrial Disputes More Likely as Prime Minister Increases Pressure on Corrupt Trade Unions|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The tradition of new Australian federal governments making widespread legislative changes to labour law upon winning power seemed to have been broken in 2013: the newly elected Prime Minister Tony Abbott had already declared that the labour policies of the previous Liberal government were...
|Voter's Remorse: Taking Back an Acceptance or Rejection of a Chapter 11 Plan|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014After a creditor or equity security holder casts its vote to accept or reject a chapter 11 plan, the vote can be changed or withdrawn "for cause shown" in accordance with Rule 3018(a) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure ("Rule 3018(a)"). However, "cause" is...
|DOJ Brings "Gun Jumping" Enforcement Action and Requires Disgorgement|
Kathryn M. Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the settlement of an enforcement action challenging illegal "gun jumping," which is the coordination of the business activities of companies that are planning a merger but where the government has not completed its pre-closing review of the...
|Mexican President Peña Promulgates Regulations to the Secondary Laws of the Energy Reform|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William Prescott Mills, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Pursuant to the transitory articles of the Secondary Laws to Mexico's Energy Reform, enacted on August 11, 2014, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has announced the issuance of a series of clarifying Regulations, with an effective date of October 31, 2014 (the "Regulations").
|First PTAB Decisions in Derivation Proceedings|
Michael J. Bruner, Erin C. Dickerman, Thomas E. Friebel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The America Invents Act ("AIA") eliminated interference proceedings for applications having a claim with an effective filing date on or after March 16, 2013, and created derivation proceedings for those applications.
|Nine Lessons From Detroit's Chapter 9 Case|
Corinne Ball, Bruce Bennett, Beth Heifetz, Heather Lennox, Evan Miller; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 7, 2014, Judge Steven Rhodes, the judge presiding over the City of Detroit's bankruptcy case, announced that he would confirm the City's proposed Plan of Adjustment (the "Plan"), including the creditor settlements contained within that Plan. A more detailed written opinion...
|Better Late Than Never: Claims Filed Years Late Did Not Waive Subordination Agreement Priorities or Warrant Equitable Subordination|
Joseph A. Florczak; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014The Bankruptcy Code dictates the priority of distributions to the holders of allowed secured and unsecured claims in accordance with various statutory priority schemes. However, the Bankruptcy Code also provides that consensual pre-bankruptcy agreements between or among creditors that prioritize...
|Parliament Green Lights Deregulation of Italian Commercial Property Leases|
Francesca Tresoldi, Matteo Troni; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Effective November 12, 2014, the Italian Parliament has approved with amendments Law Decree no. 133/2014 ("Sblocca Italia"), through the enactment of Conversion Law no. 164/2014 (the "Conversion Law").
|Luxembourg Leaks: Potential Risks to Companies Whose Luxembourg Tax Rulings Have Been Released to the Public|
Lodewijk P.W. Berger, Thomas Jestaedt, Scott M. Levine, Howard M. Liebman, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014This week, the so-called "International Consortium of Investigative Journalists" ("ICIJ"), on its website, leaked a total of 548 tax rulings that multinational companies obtained in Luxembourg in the period from 2002 to 2010.