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|Employee Stock Plans: Year-End International Reporting Requirements|
Shoshana E. Litt, Robert G. Marshall; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on December 2014This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide.
|Mexico's New Electricity Market Guidelines|
José A. Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Arturo de la Parra R.; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 24, 2015, the Mexican Ministry of Energy submitted, to the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement (Comisión Federal de Mejora Regulatoria, "COFEMER"), draft Guidelines (the "Guidelines") to be implemented for Mexico's electricity market. The draft...
|The Year in Bankruptcy: 2014|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on January/February 2015Compared to much of the rest of the world, the United States had the most positive economic, business, and financial news in 2014. Developments abroad were less hopeful, with Europe and Japan backsliding into recession, China's economic growth stagnating, Russia staggering under the weight of...
|Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down a Municipality's Efforts to Regulate Oil and Gas Production|
Michael R. Gladman, David A. Kutik, Roy A. Powell, Todd S. Swatsler, Jeffery D. Ubersax; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015The rise of oil and gas production in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays, encouraged by state policies, has led many municipalities to seek to exert some control over oil and gas drilling within their borders. In the past two years, the highest courts in Pennsylvania and New York have sided with...
|Denbury Green Continues with Fact Questions Surrounding Condemnation|
Jason F. Leif, William R. Taylor, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Denbury Green case continues with a recent reversal by the Beaumont Court of Appeals. See Tex. Rice Land Partners, Ltd., v. Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas, LLC, No. 09-14-00176-CV, 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 1377 (Tex. App.—Beaumont February 12, 2015, no pet. h.). On February 12, 2015, the Court...
|English High Court Tackles Serious Irregularity in LCIA Arbitral Award|
Damian Watkin; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015Challenges to arbitral awards on serious irregularity grounds are rarely pressed and very seldom succeed. The recent English High Court judgment in The Secretary of State for the Home Department v Raytheon Systems Limited ("First Judgment") is however one such occasion where a...
|New Dietary Guidelines Advisory Report: Eggs and Coffee Are Back, but Sugar is Out|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Mark Mansour, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 19, 2015, a group of 14 outside experts who formed the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (“Committee”) released the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (“Advisory Report”) to the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and...
|Antitrust Alert: Supreme Court Requires State Supervision of Professional Boards to Secure Antitrust Immunity|
Kenneth W. Field, Michael H. Knight, Hashim M. Mooppan, Bevin M.B. Newman, Toby G. Singer; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015In an important decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that, where a state professional regulatory board is controlled by active market participants in the profession the board regulates, the board cannot claim "state action" antitrust immunity unless it is actively supervised by other...
|Japan: The Supreme Court Decision on the Demotion of a Pregnant Employee in Connection with her Request to Transfer to Other Light Activities|
Hiroyuki Fujimoto; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015Article 65, paragraph 3 of the Labor Standards Act of Japan allows pregnant employees to request a transfer to lighter activities. In addition, Article 9, paragraph 3 of the Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment ("Equal Opportunity...
|Singapore: No Extra Claims in Constructive Dismissal|
Elaine Ho, David P. Longstaff; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015In August 2014, the Court of Appeal in Singapore ruled that employees who are forced to quit after their employer makes "life unbearable" (namely, in a "constructive dismissal" situation) should not expect to be awarded any compensation other than that contemplated by their...