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|FDA, Industry Group Announce Initiatives to Revamp Safety Assessments of Food Ingredients and Other Products|
Jonathan Berman, Matthew R. Bowles, Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
September 8, 2014, previously published on September 2013Last month, FDA and the Grocery Manufacturers Association ("GMA") separately announced new initiatives aimed at improving industry and governmental safety assessments of food and other regulated products—all at a time when the food additive market is experiencing significant growth.
|Third Circuit Rejects Presumption of Irreparable Harm in Lanham Act Cases|
Jessica D. Bradley, John G. Froemming, Candice M. Reder, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
September 3, 2014, previously published on August 2014In a precedential decision issued this week, Ferring Pharmaceuticals v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in rejecting the presumption of irreparable harm for plaintiffs seeking a preliminary injunction in Lanham Act false advertising...
|New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes Comprehensive Bitcoin Regulations|
Robert W. Gaffey, Harold K. Gordon, Henry Klehm, Howard F. Sidman, Jayant W. Tambe; Jones Day;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 2014The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") recently became the first state regulator to propose a regulatory framework for the bitcoin virtual currency industry. DFS posted its "Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Business" on its website, as well as...
|Framework for Amendment to Japan's Personal Information Protection Act|
Michiru Takahashi; Jones Day;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 2014On June 24, 2014, Japan’s Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunication Network Society (“IT Strategy Headquarters”) within the Cabinet Office announced its “Policy Outline of the Institutional Revision for Utilization of Personal...
|Italian Parliament Confirms June Measures Introduced by Government to Boost Italian Lending Market|
Alessandro Corno, Luca Ferrari, Marco Lombardi, Francesco Squerzoni; Jones Day;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 2014As reported in our July Commentary, “The Italian Government Introduces Measures to Boost the Italian Lending Market,” the Italian Government Law Decree No. 91 of June 24, 2014 (the “Law Decree”) introduced certain measures aimed at facilitating the access to financing by...
|New Rules in New York Mean Speedy Trials for Commercial Disputes (But at a Price)|
William J. Hine, Sevan Ogulluk; Jones Day;
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 2014The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of New York State is the branch of the state's trial court system that adjudicates a large variety of commercial disputes. In 2012, a "Task Force on Commercial Litigation" recommended changes to the Commercial Division rules to better serve the...
|Ten New Supreme Court Opinions Reshaping the Intellectual-Property Landscape|
Gregory A. Castanias, Damon M. Lewis, John J. Normile, William C. Rooklidge, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 30, 2014Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard between 150 and 175 cases each year, but rarely accepted an intellectual-property case for review. Much has been written about the Court’s shrinking docket in recent years—in its October Term 2013, which just came to an end, the Court heard...
|Update on PRC Cross-Border Lending Transactions|
H. John Kao, Graham G. Lim, Wilson L.K. Sung, Jessie Chenghui Tang, Michelle Taylor; Jones Day;
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (“SAFE”) of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) is the body that supervises the country’s foreign exchange transactions. SAFE recently issued two circulars to encourage cross-border transactions: Circular No. 29...
|Japan: Mass Redundancy Vindicated on Account of Economic Necessity|
Lawrence C. DiNardo, Michael J. Gray, Elaine Ho, Jean Kuo, Vincent Wei Li; Jones Day;
August 27, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. ("JALI"), the core airline business company of the JAL Group, filed an application for the commencement of corporate reorganization proceedings together with Japan Airlines and JAL Capital Co., Ltd. in January 2010. After the commencement of these...
|USDA Enhances Traceback Procedures for Ground Beef|
Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014On August 13, 2014, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service ("FSIS") announced new procedures to improve the process for tracing E. coli-contaminated ground beef back to its source, recalling contaminated product, and determining the root cause of the contamination. USDA expects that...