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|U.S. Tightens Sanctions on North Korea|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016In the wake of a recent nuclear test and rocket launch by North Korea, on February 18, 2016, President Obama signed into law the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 (the "Act"), which enhances existing U.S. sanctions against North Korea and imposes secondary sanctions...
|Save Your Data and Your Dollars: Tips to Prevent "Ransomware" from Holding Your Company Hostage|
James R. Dutro, Colin Leary, Daniel J. McLoon, Mauricio F. Paez, Jeffrey Rabkin; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016On February 15, 2016, a Los Angeles-based hospital paid cyber criminals $17,000, in the form of 40 Bitcoins, to restore access to electronic medical records and email systems. The hospital—Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center—had been operating offline for more than a week after...
|UK Telecoms Regulator Falls Short of Proposing BT Breakup, but Introduces New Regulatory Framework Promoting Network Competition|
Francesco Liberatore; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator, has published the initial conclusions of its Strategic Review of Digital Communications consultation (which we discussed in a prior alert on this consultation . The most contentious issue raised by this review is whether to separate Britain's incumbent...
|CFIUS Annual Report: Investigations and Mitigation Agreements Return to Historic Rates Despite Growing Caseload|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki, Bevin M.B. Newman, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") periodically publishes the unclassified portion of its Annual Report to Congress, which, among other things, highlights key statistics regarding the types and number of transactions submitted to CFIUS for review. In the...
|Concurrent Australian Class Actions Allowed to Proceed Due to Different Funding Arrangements and Case Strategy|
John Emmerig, Michael J. Legg; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016Australian Executor Trustees Limited ("AET") was the trustee for holders of debentures issued by Provident Capital Limited ("Provident") under the provisions of Chapter 2L of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the "Act"). Following the collapse of Provident in 2012, two...
|Relief for Petrobras: Changes to Brazil's Pre-Salt Legislation|
S. Wade Angus, Marcello Hallake, Luis Riesgo, William P.M. Schwind; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016On February 24, 2016, the Brazilian Senate approved a bill that would relieve Petrobras of two statutory burdens that industry players view as significant obstacles both to Petrobras and to the development of Brazil's pre-salt oil and gas reserves.
|New BPCIA Complaint Alleges that Proposed Biosimilar Version of Enbrel® Infringes Five Patents|
Matthew J. Hertko, Timothy J. Heverin, Gasper J. LaRosa, John A. Marlott; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016In the latest lawsuit under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act ("BPCIA"), Immunex, Amgen, and Hoffman-La Roche filed a complaint on February 26, 2016, based on Sandoz's application for FDA approval to market a biosimilar version of the drug product Enbrel®...
|Antitrust Counterplaintiff May Recover Attorneys' Fees for Defending Infringement of Fraudulently Obtained Patent|
Michelle K. Fischer, Gregory L. Lippetz, Geoffrey D. Oliver, David W. Wu; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016Antitrust and intellectual property practitioners with an interest in trivia have been known to ask, "When is the last time an appellate court has upheld a finding of antitrust liability for a claim alleging fraud on the U.S. Patent Office?" The Federal Circuit has now supplied an easy...
|IRS Warns of Phishing Scam Involving Tax-Related Information|
Justin Edward Herdman, Jay Johnson, Todd S. McClelland; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016According to the IRS, a new phishing scheme is on the rise that targets employee W-2 forms and related records. As part of the scheme, a fake email purportedly from the CEO or another company executive is typically sent to a payroll or HR professional requesting employee W-2 forms and/or other...
|ITC Refuses to Stay Investigation Pending Inter Partes Review|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2016The International Trade Commission ("ITC") has never granted a stay of a Section 337 investigation in favor of an American Invents Act inter partes review ("IPR") at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). That trend continued last week when Administrative Law...