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|CIETAC Publishes New Arbitration Rules|
Ashley M. Howlett; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014In the aftermath of the "split" with the Shanghai and Shenzhen sub-commissions of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission ("CIETAC") resulting from the 2012 revision to the CIETAC arbitration rules, CIETAC has unveiled a new set of arbitration rules,...
|Department of Commerce Mandatory Foreign Direct Investment Survey BE-13: Information Collection Related to Direct or Indirect Foreign Investment in the United States|
Giovanna M. Cinelli, Chad O. Dorr, Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014On November 26, 2014, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis ("BEA" or "the Bureau") published a notice on the BEA website reinstating BE-13 Form: "Survey of New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States," after a false start in August 2014. This...
|Meeting Halfway: The Increasing Role of Intermediaries in Protecting UK Intellectual Property Rights Online|
Indradeep Bhattacharya, Francois Holmey, Alastair J. McCulloch; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014The last two decades of the internet have dramatically reshaped how we do business and consume creative content. During that time, the internet has become widespread and truly global. This has meant that the role of internet intermediaries (e.g. internet service providers, online marketplaces,...
|NLRB Overturns Register Guard and Holds Employees Have Presumptive Right to Use Employer Email for Section 7 Activities|
Doreen S. Davis, Laura Jean Eichten, Michael S. Ferrell, F. Curt Kirschner; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014On December 11, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") issued its anticipated decision in Purple Communications, Inc., 361 NLRB No. 126 (Cases No. 21-CA-09151, 21-RC-091531, and 21-RC-091584). In a split decision with Members Miscimarra and Johnson...
|China’s MOFCOM Fines Merging Parties for Failure to Notify Transaction under Anti-Monopoly Law|
Sébastien J. Evrard, Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014The PRC Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") has just released its first public decision imposing a fine for failing to notify a transaction under the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML"). This decision relates to the 2013 acquisition by Tsinghua Unigroup of RDA Microelectronics, which...
|Australian Court Denies Costs Protection When Lead Plaintiffs Are Substituted in Class Actions|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014In representative proceedings, an issue arises regarding costs liability when a person is substituted for the lead plaintiff. This is because, although Australia generally requires a losing party to pay the successful party's legal costs, class action legislation provides group members with...
|NLRB Votes to Implement "Quickie" Union Election Rules|
Corey Clay, Doreen S. Davis, Michael S. Ferrell, F. Curt Kirschner; Jones Day;
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 2014On December 12, 2014, in a significant but expected victory for organized labor, a divided National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") announced that it approved implementation of amendments to the Board's rules and regulations governing union elections ("Final...
|Antitrust Alert: Jury Finds for Drug Manufacturers in First Post-Actavis "Reverse Payment" Trial|
Jonathan Berman, Benjamin Cheng, Aimee DeFilippo, Kevin McDonald; Jones Day;
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 24, 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...
|Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk: Supreme Court Rules Time Spent at Security Checkpoint Not Compensable|
Michael J. Gray, Brian M. Jorgensen; Jones Day;
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 2014On December 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the time employees spend waiting in security checkpoint lines after the end of their shifts does not constitute work or working time within the meaning of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Justice Clarence Thomas's decision in...
|Singapore as Asia's LNG Hub: The Road Ahead|
Satesh Kumar, Darren Murphy; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014In the last few months, there has been keen debate around Singapore’s vision and efforts to become Asia’s hub for trade in liquefied natural gas ("LNG"). This debate follows the most recent report from the International Energy Agency ("IEA") in 2013, which pointed...