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|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...
|SDLT and Property Investment Funds|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014The UK government has announced that it will be looking at whether any changes are needed to current stamp duty land tax ("SDLT") rules to cater for two specific forms of collective investment scheme designed for investors in the UK market.
|Mexico's New Regulatory Framework for Oil and Gas: Transportation, Refining, Environmental, and Tax|
Jose A. Estandia, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William Prescott Mills, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014Under the new hydrocarbons legislation, the Comisión Reguladora de Energìa ("CRE," the National Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico) will have jurisdiction over the transportation, storage, distribution, compression, liquefaction, and decompression of hydrocarbons,...
|Argentina—The Long-Running Dispute over the Payment of Argentina’s Sovereign Debt Has Been Particularly Active in Recent Weeks and Months.|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
October 15, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014On June 30, 2014, Latin America’s third-largest economy failed to make a scheduled $539 million payment to bondholders after U.S. District Court judge Thomas Griesa ruled that the payment could not be made unless holdout bondholders from restructurings in 2005 and 2010 were also paid. Under...
|Shellshock, the Perfect 10 Exploit: Easy to Use, Devastating Impact|
Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014A new bug, dubbed "Shellshock," which affects software used in computer systems worldwide, came to light last week. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team ("US-CERT"), "[t]his vulnerability is classified by...
|European Commission’s Broad Dawn Raid Powers Affirmed, but "Reasonable Grounds" for Suspecting an Infringement Required|
Bernard E. Amory, Cecelia Kye; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the expansive geographic reach of a European Commission dawn raid decision in the electric cables cartel investigations. Nexans, one of ten companies being investigated, had argued that the geographic scope was overbroad and provided an insufficiently...
|Petition and Motion Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board|
Glen C. Cheng, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Lynda Q. Nguyen; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ushered in a new era of administrative trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") in connection with inter partes review ("IPR"), postgrant review, the transitional program for covered business method patents, and derivation...
|FTC Amends Fred Meyer Guides, but Just a Little|
Thomas Demitrack, Kathryn M. Fenton; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on October 2014The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved final amendments to its so-called "Fred Meyer Guides," which offer guidance to manufacturers, wholesalers, and other sellers on to how to provide advertising allowances and other promotional payments and services to retailers in compliance...
|Italian Government Proposes Civil Justice System Reforms|
Margherita Magillo, Giulio Novellini, Lamberto Schiona; Jones Day;
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 2014The Italian government has enacted a Decree containing urgent measures to reform the Italian civil judicial system and to deal with the backlog of pending cases. Published in the Italian Official Gazette on September 12, 2014, the Decree officially entered into force on September 13, 2014. Within...
|Private Investment in Mexican Natural Resources|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 2014A hallmark of the constitutional amendments of December 20, 2013, is the opening of the Mexican oil and gas sector to private participation. The National Hydrocarbons Commission (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, "CNH") now has the authority and ability to grant licenses and to...