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|House of Representatives Passes Amendments to the Greenfields Agreement Provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 2015On 11 November 2015, the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 ("Bill") passed its final hurdle as the House of Representatives approved the Senate's amendments to the greenfields provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). The Bill is intended to ensure that enterprise agreements are negotiated...
|President Obama Terminates Liberian Sanctions Program|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 2015President Barack Obama recently issued an Executive Order terminating the U.S. sanctions program targeting Liberia. The program began in 2004 and was intended to deprive former Liberian President Charles Taylor and others of arms and funding for West African conflicts. President Obama cited the...
|New Sanctions Program Further Increases Risk for U.S. Companies in Africa|
Renato Antonini, Javade Chaudhri, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib; Jones Day;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 2015On November 23, 2015, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order targeting parties contributing to the ongoing unrest, violence, and political repression in Burundi. As a result, Burundi joins the list of African countries considered to be higher risk from a U.S. sanctions perspective. Other...
|Australia Rethinks Competition Law and Policy|
Jason A. Beer, Prudence J. Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 2015The Australian Government today released its response to the recommendations of a Committee (the "Harper Review") that examined proposed changes to Australia's antitrust laws to ensure they continue to be appropriate and responsive to the contemporary Australian economy. The Committee was...
|Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: A Guide to Effective Procurement Contracting in Australia|
Gregory K. Begaud, John B. Cooper; Jones Day;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 2015“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
|Sovereign Debt Update November/December 2015|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November/December 2015The long-running dispute continues between the Republic of Argentina, which defaulted on its sovereign debt for the second time in July 2014, and holdout bondholders from two previous debt restructurings.
|FDA Explores Use of Term "Natural" on Human Food Labeling|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Katherine M. Llewellyn, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2015FDA is requesting public comments on (i) whether it is appropriate to define the term "natural" and, if so (ii) how the agency should define "natural," and (iii) whether it should determine appropriate use of the term on food labels. FDA considers a human food to be...
|2015 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: Newly Enacted Employment Legislation|
Aaron L. Agenbroad, Fred W. Alvarez, George S. Howard, Mhairi Lynn Whitton; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015The California Legislature's efforts to expand the reach and scope of California employment statutes continue unabated. In most instances, its efforts were endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown. In September and October 2015, the governor signed more than a dozen of these bills into law. Most notable is...
|Saudi Arabia: New Companies Law 2015 Approved|
Ebrahim M. Al Habardi, Yusuf Giansiracusa, Thomas C. Mahlich, Marc O. Peisert, Edward H. Rose; Jones Day In Association With Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015The Saudi government recently unveiled a comprehensive update to the Saudi Companies Law that has been some time in the making. The new law will come into effect 150 days from the date of publication in the official gazette (Um Al-qura) and, when effective, will entirely replace the current...
|The Future of Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Clauses|
Antonio F. Dias, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Sanjay Narayan; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015Arbitration as a means of dispute resolution is intended to help consumers and businesses save time and money and achieve fair results when compared to traditional litigation. Millions of contracts for consumer financial products and services have a pre-dispute arbitration clause ("arbitration...