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|Ninth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment Regarding Dole's "All-Natural Fruit" Labeling but Affirms Decertification of the Damages Class|
Edgar Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen M. Heisey, Francoise S. Labrousse, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
October 11, 2016, previously published on October 2016On September 12, 2016, in an unpublished disposition, the Ninth Circuit reversed in part a district court's ruling that "All Natural Fruit" labeling on Dole Food Co. products was unlikely to deceive consumers. The plaintiff, Chad Brazil, who sought to represent a class of consumers,...
|EU Court Says Public WiFi Providers May Be Required to Use Password Protection to Discourage Copyright Violations|
Bernard E. Amory, Yvan N. Desmedt, Coen E. Drion, Holger Neumann, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
October 11, 2016, previously published on October 2016The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled on the scope of the "mere conduit" exemption of the e-Commerce Directive, as applied to the liability of free WiFi providers for copyright infringements committed by the users of the free WiFi service. This decision refrained from exposing...
|D.C. Circuit Considers Challenges to Clean Power Plan|
Alina Fortson, Charles T. (Chuck) Wehland; Jones Day;
October 10, 2016, previously published on October 2016On September 27, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ("D.C. Circuit") heard oral argument before an en banc panel in West Virginia v. EPA, a case involving challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ("EPA") 2015...
|Strategic Moves for the Saudi Petrochemicals Sector|
Javade Chaudhri, Yusuf Giansiracusa, Andrew D. (Andy) Ness, Marc O. Peisert, Edward H. Rose; Jones Day;
October 10, 2016, previously published on October 2016Petrochemical producers have faced a very testing last 12 months. Those based in Saudi Arabia are no exception.
|Ninth Circuit Affirms Class Decertification Order But Reverses Summary Judgment in "All Natural" Foods Label Case|
Andrew J. Bentz, Rebekah Byers (Becky) Kcehowski, Charles R.A. Morse, Sharyl A. Reisman; Jones Day;
October 10, 2016, previously published on October 2016On September 30, 2016, in a closely watched case, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's decertification ruling based on a faulty damages model but reversed in part the district court's ruling that "All Natural Fruit" labeling on Dole products is not likely to deceive consumers....
|Recent REACH Developments|
Ales Bartl, Edward H. Rose, Ursula Schliessner; Jones Day;
October 10, 2016, previously published on October 2016Regulation 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals ("REACH") applies to every manufacturer or importer into the European Union ("EU") of chemical substances on their own or in a mixture. REACH also applies, to a limited...
|Brexit: Implications for Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation in the UK|
Jörg Hladjk, Jonathon Little; Jones Day;
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 2016Brexit will have fundamental implications for the UK data protection regime. Until Brexit takes place, there will be a period during which its precise form and implications for UK data protection laws are not clear. This interim period comes at a time when data controllers are already anticipating...
|New York’s Restrictive Interpretation of Common Interest Doctrine Unlikely to Have Significant Impact in Bankruptcy|
Aaron M. Gober-Sims; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016On June 9, 2016, the New York State Court of Appeals, in Ambac Assur. Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, 2016 BL 184648 (N.Y. June 9, 2016), reversed a lower court decision, consistent with the overwhelming majority of federal court decisions, that the common interest doctrine under New York law is...
|Australia Proposes Competition Law Overhaul|
Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September 2016Disquiet from owners of major infrastructure and small businesses, together with Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ("ACCC") frustration that it lacks certain statutory powers, has prompted a proposal by the Australian Government ("Government") to overhaul the...
|Third Circuit Rules That Private Equity Fund and Portfolio Company Are Not a “Single Employer” for Purpose of WARN Act Liability|
Mark G. Douglas, Timothy (Tim) Hoffmann; Jones Day;
September 30, 2016, previously published on September/October 2016As private equity funds increasingly decide to participate actively in the affairs and management of their portfolio companies, recent court rulings suggest that funds may face greater exposure to liability for a portfolio company’s obligations. For example, in 2013, the First Circuit Court...