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|SEC Proposes Disclosure Regarding Hedging Policies|
Bradley C. Brasser, Boris Dolgonos, Charles T. Haag, J. Eric Maki, W. Stuart Ogg; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 9, 2015, the SEC issued a proposing release to implement certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"). This proposed rule will require companies to disclose whether employees and directors are permitted to or prohibited...
|SEC Permits Abbreviated Tender and Exchange Offers for Non-Convertible High-Yield and Investment-Grade Debt Securities|
Ian B. Blumenstein, Kimberly J. Pustulka, Edward B. Winslow; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 2015On January 23, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission responded to a request submitted by a consortium of law firms, including Jones Day, representing a diverse group of issuers, investment banks, and investors, by issuing a no-action letter indicating that it would not recommend SEC...
|New Support for Joint Representation of Company and Directors in Derivative Litigation|
William S. Freeman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015When a shareholder seeks, by derivative litigation, to hold a corporation's officers or directors liable to the company, one of the first questions that arises for company counsel is whether the company and the individual defendants need separate counsel. A recent opinion from the Northern District...
|New Telecommunications Privacy Rules for U.S. Broadband Providers|
Bruce A. Olcott, Mauricio F. Paez, Preston N. Thomas; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015Turn-of-the-century common carrier regulation is about to be imposed on providers of broadband internet services in the United States; all that remains to be determined is the details, and there are a lot of them in dispute. On February 4, 2015, Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications...
|New York Regulator Announces Plans to Conduct Targeted Cybersecurity Examinations of Insurance Companies, Issue Standards|
Matthew R. Bowles, Scott A. Edelstein, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 8, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") announced that it will soon begin making targeted cybersecurity assessments of insurance companies and that it plans to issue regulations setting heightened security standards. The announcement coincides...
|The “I” of the Storm: Insured vs. Insured Exclusion Found to be Ambiguous|
Peter D. Laun; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014When banks fail, the FDIC generally steps in as receiver. Seemingly inevitably, these bank failures result in claims by the FDIC, acting as receiver for the failed bank, its creditors, its shareholders, etc.
|Utah Joins the Growing Fold: Damage From a Faulty Product is an Occurrence Under a CGL Policy|
Peter D. Laun; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014Joining a clear trend of state and federal courts rejecting insurance industry arguments that property damage resulting from faulty workmanship or defective products cannot be an “occurrence” under a CGL policy, the 10th Circuit, applying Utah law, held that damage to third-party...
|What's Next for Mexico's Oil and Gas Industry|
José A. Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Arturo de la Parra R.; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2014The Mexican government continues to take impressive steps to give effect to the country's transformative energy reform package. While the reforms that have been passed so far have been sweeping in scope, they have not always been specific in detail, and we expect the next phase of the reforms to...
|TCPA Plaintiff Gave Consent to Calls Based on Prior Class Action Settlement|
William F. Dolan, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Richard J. Johnson, J. Todd Kennard, Bruce A. Olcott; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2014A recent case highlights the importance of carefully drafting settlement agreements. In that case, a federal district court judge held that a prior class action settlement precluded the plaintiff from filing released claims in a new lawsuit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
|Are You Covered for CyberWarfare, CyberTerrorism and CyberVandalism?|
John E. Iole; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014Cyber attacks are now a routine part of the corporate landscape. Businesses regularly defend against or succumb to cyber infiltrations and data exfiltrations that can result in hundreds of millions of dollars of loss. The losses obviously are not confined to property and information — the...