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|Singapore High Court Provides Guidance on Stays of Arbitral Proceedings|
John Rainbird, Matthew J. Skinner; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015A recent decision of the Singapore High Court has clarified the circumstances in which it will order a stay of arbitral proceedings pending a challenge to the tribunal's jurisdiction.
|Fifth Circuit Upholds Verdict Against Steel Manufacturer in Steel Distributors' Per Se Illegal Group Boycott|
Joseph M. Cardosi, Joshua L. Fuchs, Thomas R. Jackson, J. Bruce McDonald; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $156 million jury verdict against a U.S. Gulf Coast steel manufacturer accused of conspiring with distributors to "boycott" a new distributor by denying it access to steel. Even though the steel manufacturer was responding to pressure from...
|FDA Issues Three Major FSMA Final Rules|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Katherine M. Llewellyn, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015On November 13, 2015, FDA published three major Food Safety Modernization Act ("FSMA") rules. These final rules require food importers and producers to undertake systemic safety measures designed to prevent outbreaks of foodborne illness.
|Important New Principles Emerge from UK's First-Ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement and US DOJ Declination|
Adam R. Brown, Samir Kaushik, Glyn Powell, Sion Richards, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015The UK's first-ever deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") was concluded on 30 November 2015. This unprecedented resolution on which Jones Day acted and which also saw the first use of section 7 of the UK Bribery Act—failure to prevent bribery by employees or associated...
|CMS Makes Changes to the Stark Law: Addressing Payment Reform, Reducing Burden, and Facilitating Compliance|
Claire E. Castles, Gerald M. Griffith, Andrew G. Jack, John M. Kirsner, Elizabeth E. Trende; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015On November 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") published a final rule with changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System ("OPPS") and Ambulatory Surgical Center ("ASC") payment system ("Final Rule") (80 Fed. Reg....
|Southern District of Florida Rules that 180-Day Notice of Commercial Marketing Is Mandatory When Parties "Patent Dance"|
Timothy J. Heverin, Gasper J. LaRosa; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015On December 9, 2015, United States District Court Judge James Cohn, in the Amgen v. Apotex Neulasta® litigation, granted Amgen's motion for a Preliminary Injunction barring Apotex from marketing its proposed biosimilar version of Neulasta®. The issue before the court was whether the...
|Australia Announces Bankruptcy Changes-Moves Toward US Position|
Philip Hoser; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015Although most western legal systems have recognised for some decades the public benefit in rehabilitating failed enterprises, some countries do it better than others. To some extent, this is because of differences in local legislation (sometimes small, but with far-reaching effects), which either...
|Brazilian Congress Amends Proposed Capital Gains Rate Increases in Medida Provisória N. 692|
S. Wade Angus, Marcello Hallake, Sanjiv K. Kapur, Luiz Felipe Noronha, Luis Riesgo; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015On September 22, 2015, the Brazilian federal government proposed a new rule—Medida Provisória n. 692/2015 ("MP 692")—increasing the income tax rates applicable to capital gains realized by certain taxpayers from a transfer or sale of assets or rights in Brazil. Medidas...
|Australian High Court Finds Liquidators Are Not Required to Set Aside Money for Pre-Assessed Tax Liabilities|
Philip Hoser, Tim L'Estrange; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015The liquidators of Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd ("ABS") caused ABS to enter into a contract for the sale of real property, which gave rise to a capital gain tax event. The liquidators sought a private ruling from the Commissioner of Tax on the question of whether they had an...
|A New Dawn for European Patents|
Emmanuel Baud, Gerd Jaekel, Alastair J. McCulloch, Christian Paul; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015The creation of a new European Unified Patent Court ("UPC") and a new patent with unitary effect ("Unitary Patent"), in which almost all member states of the European Union participate, is the most important change in the European patent system since the European Patent...