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|Russia Expands Restrictions on Government Procurement of Foreign Software and Hardware|
Sergei Volfson; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016Over the last few years, Russia has been expanding restrictions on government procurement of software and hardware from foreign companies.
|The New EU Cybersecurity Directive: What Impact on Digital Service Providers?|
Jörg Hladjk, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 8, 2016, the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems ("NIS Directive") entered into force after it had been approved by the European Parliament on July 6, 2016, and published in the Official Journal of the EU on July 19, 2016. Andus Ansip, the European...
|A Greater Role for Australian Courts in Foreign Arbitral Proceedings?|
Simon Bellas, Kenneth P. Hickman, Kristian Maley, Stephen McComish; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016In the recent decision of Samsung C&T Corporation v Duro Felguera Australia Pty Ltd, the Supreme Court of Western Australia declined to make a declaration as to the effect of an arbitration agreement, instead granting a stay in favour of arbitration.
|U.S. Agencies Propose New Antitrust Guidelines for Intellectual Property Licensing|
Joseph M. (Joe) Cardosi, Warren L. Nachlis, Geoffrey D. (Geoff) Oliver; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016With relatively little fanfare, the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission released a proposed update of their 21-year-old Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property, along with an invitation for interested parties to comment by...
|Australian Shareholder Class Action Held to be an Abuse of Process|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016In Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd v Treasury Wine Estates Limited (No 3)  VSC 340 (“MCI decision”), the lead plaintiff (“MCI”) purchased a small parcel of shares in both Treasury Wine Estates Limited and Leighton Holdings Limited and commenced separate group...
|EU to Reform European General Court|
Bernard E. Amory, Cecelia Kye; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016The long-awaited reform of the General Court is now a reality. Currently undergoing a progressive expansion, the General Court will double in size from 28 to 56 judges by 2019. This significant increase will remedy the backlog in caseloads and excessively lengthy proceedings that have plagued the...
|Italy Enacts New “White List”|
Carla Calcagnile, Luca Ferrari, Marco Lombardi; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016On August 9, 2016 the Italian Ministry of Finance issued a Decree (“the Decree”) amending the list of countries that are deemed to allow for an adequate exchange of information with Italy, the so-called “White List” set out in Ministerial Decree of September 4, 1996.
|New Private Use Safe Harbors for Tax-Exempt Hospitals and Other Qualified Users: New Flexibility, New Restrictions, and Open Questions|
Gerald M. (Gerry) Griffith, Catherine E. (Cathy) Livingston; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016New safe harbor guidelines released by the IRS on August 22, 2016 (Rev. Proc. 2016-44) are likely to have a significant impact on a variety of management and service contracts entered into by tax-exempt hospitals financed with tax-exempt bonds. The new safe harbor guidance provides significant...
|Leveling the Field: The TPP's Effect on Global Government Procurement|
D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on September 2016Coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") has focused on tariff reduction, intellectual property, and dispute resolution, but there are also provisions of interest to government contractors. Chapter 15 of the TPP contains provisions designed to level the field for all TPP parties'...
|EC Rules That Apple Received Illegal State Aid Under Irish Tax Rulings: Orders Recovery of up to €13 Billion|
Bernard E. Amory, Eric Barbier de la Serre, Lodewijk (Lou) Berger, Alan Davis, Thomas Jestaedt; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 30, 2016, the European Commission announced its finding that tax rulings obtained by two Irish subsidiaries of Apple constitute illegal State aid. The Commission concluded that Apple must pay Ireland an amount equal to the alleged tax benefits, plus interest, amounting to some €13...