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|FCC Issues Massive $10 Million Fine in its First-Ever Data Security Enforcement Action|
Michael F. Dolan, Richard J. Johnson, J. Todd Kennard, Bruce A. Olcott, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted on October 24, 2014 to pursue fines of $10 million against two companies for alleged violations of laws protecting the privacy of telephone customers' personal information. This is the second major enforcement action the FCC has taken to...
|CMS Announces New Initiative Designed to Support Clinicians in Developing Comprehensive Quality Improvement Strategies|
James R. Dutro, Andrew G. Jack, John M. Kirsner, Kevin A. McGill, David T. Morris; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014On October 23, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") announced the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative ("TCPI"), a new initiative aimed at supporting clinicians in developing comprehensive quality improvement strategies through collaborative...
|Texas Supreme Court Limits the Enforceability of No-Delay-Damages Provisions|
Scott W. Cowan, Kent W. Lindsay, Andrew D. Ness, William R. Taylor, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Texas Supreme Court held that a no-delay-damages provision cannot shield an owner from liability for deliberately and wrongfully interfering with a contractor's work. Zachry Constr. Corp. v. Port of Houston Auth., No. 12-0772, 2014 Tex. LEXIS 768, at *43 (Tex. Aug. 29, 2014). The court not only...
|Italian Government Introduces Measures to Stimulate Real Estate Market|
Alessandro Corno, Luca Ferrari, Marco Lombardi, Francesca Tresoldi, Matteo Troni; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014On September 12, 2014, the Italian Council of Ministries enacted Law Decree no. 133 ("Sblocca Italia" (the "Law Decree")). The Law Decree entered into force on September 13, 2014, the day immediately following its publication in the Italian Official Gazette.
|First-Ever Class Action Filed in France|
Ozan Akyurek, Clemence de Perthuis; Jones Day;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 2014On October 1, 2014, the French accredited consumer association UFC-Que Choisir filed the first class action (action de groupe) in France. This action was filed against FONCIA, a company specialized in residential property management and real estate services, on the same day class action lawsuits...
|Italy’s New Rules for Listed Small and Mid Caps and Other Changes Relevant to Listed Issuers|
Stefano Crosio, Sara Rizzon; Jones Day;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Italian Council of Ministers enacted Law Decree No. 91 of June 24, 2014 (the “Law Decree”), which introduced new measures aimed at ensuring the country’s future sustainability and growth. As part of such new measures, the Law Decree introduced significant changes to certain...
|EU Disclosure Requirements for Structured Finance Instruments|
John Ahern, Neil J. Hamilton, Ulf Kreppel, Drew Salvest, Michelle Taylor; Jones Day;
October 23, 2014, previously published on October 2014The European Commission has adopted a final regulation that sets out wide-ranging disclosure requirements for structured finance instruments ("SFIs") in circumstances where the issuer, originator or sponsor is established in the European Union ("EU").
|Three New Tax Treaties Signed by Mexico Will Be Applicable from January 1, 2015|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014During 2014, three new tax treaties signed by Mexico with Peru, the United Arab Emirates, and Malta have been published in the Mexican Official Gazette. According to the tax treaties, their benefits will be applicable from January 1, 2015, bringing Mexico's tax treaty network to 59. Treaties with...
|Tax Rules Included in the Mexican Energy Reform|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014On August 6, 2014, the Mexican Congress approved some of the secondary legislation related to the so-called Mexican Energy Reform. The approved laws were published in the Mexican Official Gazette on August 11, 2014. Among the approved secondary legislation is the Hydrocarbons Revenues Law, which...
|Tokyo District Court Allows Tax Saving from Share Repurchase|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014On May 9, 2014, the Tokyo District Court reversed a large tax that had been imposed on a large U.S. multinational's Japanese holding company ("Japan HoldCo").