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|Energy Update: Risk and Opportunity Amid Falling Oil Prices|
Jonathan M. Fisher, Thomas A. Howley, William Prescott Mills, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The mainstream media have been trying to predict, on almost a daily basis, the causes of, and the winners and losers (mostly focused on the latter category) resulting from, the current volatility in oil and gas prices. Regardless of the cause, as of the end of November 2014, the American price for...
|Jury Finds for Drug Manufacturers in First Post-Actavis "Reverse Payment" Trial|
Jonathan Berman, Benjamin H. Cheng, Aimee E. DeFilippo, Kevin D. McDonald; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014In the first "reverse payment" trial since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Actavis decision held that "reverse payment" settlements potentially could be found anticompetitive under a rule of reason analysis, a federal jury in Massachusetts has returned a verdict in favor of the...
|Amendment to Drugs and Medical Devices Law in Japan Takes Effect|
Laurie A. Clarke, Colleen Heisey, Scott T. Jones, Mark Mansour, Mitsutaka Okano; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014A material amendment to the law regulating drugs and medical devices in Japan has recently been implemented. The amendment mainly covers (i) establishing a fast-track authorization process for regenerative medicine products (described below), (ii) restructuring medical device regulations, and (iii)...
|Industrial Disputes More Likely as Prime Minister Increases Pressure on Corrupt Trade Unions|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The tradition of new Australian federal governments making widespread legislative changes to labour law upon winning power seemed to have been broken in 2013: the newly elected Prime Minister Tony Abbott had already declared that the labour policies of the previous Liberal government were...
|European Union Approves Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions|
Eric Barbier de la Serre, Thomas Jestaedt, Alex Petrasincu, Johannes G. Zöttl; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Earlier today, the Council of the European Union approved the long-awaited Directive governing actions for damages for infringements of competition rules (Damages Directive). The Damages Directive is based on a proposal by the European Commission (Commission) that followed more than ten years of...
|French Tax Update - Draft Amending Finance Bill for 2014 and Noteworthy S2 Publications|
Nicolas Andre, Siamak Mostafavi; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The present French Tax Update will discuss (i) the Draft Amending Finance Bill for 2014 (Projet de loi de finances rectificative pour 2014, 2014 PLFR) that is currently being discussed before the French Parliament (in addition to the Draft Finance Bill for 2015 (Projet de loi de finances pour...
|Administrator v. Pirker: NTSB Holds that Existing Regulations Can Apply to Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)|
Jeffrey J. Immel, Rebecca MacPherson, Jameson C. Rohrer, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014On November 18, 2014, the National Transportation Safety Board ("NTSB") issued its long-awaited decision in Administrator v. Pirker. The NTSB reversed the holding of the Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") and found that 14 C.F.R. § 91.13(a), which forbids careless or reckless...
|Federal Circuit Court Acknowledges Breadth of Workplace Rights in Adverse Action Claims|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014In Evans v Trilab Pty Ltd  FCCA 2464, Judge Lucev held that an adverse action claim can be based on the exercise of rights that do not arise from statutory, regulatory or contractual provisions and are only indirectly connected to employment.
|What Next for KTB Investors?|
Rona C. MacRae, Lucas J. Moore, Harriet Territt, Sylvia Tonova, Baiju S. Vasani; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014As the sun set on Thursday 6 November 2014, so too disappeared the last rays of hope for Corporate Commercial Bank ("KTB"). One of Bulgaria's smallest banks in the early 2000s, KTB has since expanded rapidly to become its fourth largest lender, only to have its licence withdrawn. The...
|DOJ Brings "Gun Jumping" Enforcement Action and Requires Disgorgement|
Kathryn M. Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the settlement of an enforcement action challenging illegal "gun jumping," which is the coordination of the business activities of companies that are planning a merger but where the government has not completed its pre-closing review of the...