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|Update on the New Saudi Arabian Companies Law and SAGIA Announcements|
Mahmoud Alsaif, Prem Anand; Jones Day;
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 2016The new Saudi Arabian Companies Law, discussed in our November 2015 Commentary, came into effect on May 2, 2016. In connection with the new law coming into force, the Ministry of Commerce and Investment ("MOCI") has published model forms for the Articles of Association and By-Laws for...
|Narrowing Prospects for Investor Protection: Failure of the TPP Would Affect Investment Security in Malaysia|
Marcus Salvato Quintanilla; Jones Day;
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 2016No matter the outcome of the next presidential election, United States ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") is uncertain given the positions taken by the presidential candidates of both major political parties. What is more, non-ratification by the United States would...
|New Tool for Antitrust Investigations in China|
Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang; Jones Day;
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 2016In recent years, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the antitrust enforcement agency responsible for price-related monopoly conduct, has cracked down on resale price maintenance (RPM) through a series of enforcement actions. These have targeted companies in industries...
|How to Survive Dawn Raids and Search Warrants in Antitrust/Competition Investigations|
Eric Barbier de la Serre, Alan Davis, Eric P. Enson, Matt Evans, Carsten T. Gromotke; Jones Day;
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 2016Antitrust and competition enforcement authorities increasingly are undertaking unannounced searches of premises to obtain evidence of possible competition law violations. Most commonly, these searches are being conducted at business premises, and therefore business managers need to know how to...
|A Greater Role for Australian Courts in Foreign Arbitral Proceedings?|
Simon Bellas, Kenneth P. Hickman, Kristian Maley, Stephen McComish; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016In the recent decision of Samsung C&T Corporation v Duro Felguera Australia Pty Ltd, the Supreme Court of Western Australia declined to make a declaration as to the effect of an arbitration agreement, instead granting a stay in favour of arbitration.
|The New EU Cybersecurity Directive: What Impact on Digital Service Providers?|
Jörg Hladjk, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 8, 2016, the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems ("NIS Directive") entered into force after it had been approved by the European Parliament on July 6, 2016, and published in the Official Journal of the EU on July 19, 2016. Andus Ansip, the European...
|Russia Expands Restrictions on Government Procurement of Foreign Software and Hardware|
Sergei Volfson; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016Over the last few years, Russia has been expanding restrictions on government procurement of software and hardware from foreign companies.
|EU to Reform European General Court|
Bernard E. Amory, Cecelia Kye; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016The long-awaited reform of the General Court is now a reality. Currently undergoing a progressive expansion, the General Court will double in size from 28 to 56 judges by 2019. This significant increase will remedy the backlog in caseloads and excessively lengthy proceedings that have plagued the...
|Italy Enacts New “White List”|
Carla Calcagnile, Luca Ferrari, Marco Lombardi; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016On August 9, 2016 the Italian Ministry of Finance issued a Decree (“the Decree”) amending the list of countries that are deemed to allow for an adequate exchange of information with Italy, the so-called “White List” set out in Ministerial Decree of September 4, 1996.
|U.S. Agencies Propose New Antitrust Guidelines for Intellectual Property Licensing|
Joseph M. (Joe) Cardosi, Warren L. Nachlis, Geoffrey D. (Geoff) Oliver; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016With relatively little fanfare, the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission released a proposed update of their 21-year-old Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property, along with an invitation for interested parties to comment by...