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HTMLJapan: Amendments to the "Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on the Succession to Labor Contracts upon Company Split" etc.
Yuichiro Mori, Yuto Watanabe; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Amendments to the "Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on the Succession to Labor Contracts upon a Company Split" ("Succession Act Ordinance") and the "Guideline for Appropriate Implementation of Measures to be Taken by a Split Company or Succeeding Company Related to the...

 

HTMLJapan: Increasing Litigation Relating to Article 20 of the Labor Contract Act
Yusuke Hanada, Yuichiro Mori; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Article 20 of the Japanese Labor Contract Act ("Article 20"), which was enacted in April 2013, prohibits employers from establishing unreasonable differences between the working conditions of fixed-term employees and indefinite-term (namely, permanent) employees, taking into account the...

 

HTMLAustralia: Supreme Court Upholds Validity of a Six-Month Restraint to Prevent Senior Executive Commencing Employment with Competitor
Claire Goulding, Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently considered an application for an interlocutory injunction by an employer who sought to prevent an employee commencing employment with a competitor company by relying on a restraint clause in his contract of employment.

 

HTMLTaiwan: Implementation of Adequate Funding of the Labor Pension Reserve Fund under the Amended Labor Standards Act Begins in 2016
Jean Kuo, John C. Lin, Raymond H.Y. Wang; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
In Taiwan, the labor pension reserve fund is the fund from which employees eligible for the pension scheme under the Labor Standards Act ("LSA") (generally referred to as the "Old Pension Scheme") receive their pension payments upon retirement. Pursuant to the old LSA, employers...

 

HTMLFederal Trade Commission Releases Long-Awaited Report on Patent Assertion Entities
Joseph M. (Joe) Beauchamp, Greg Lanier, David M. (Dave) Maiorana, Sasha Mayergoyz, Geoffrey D. (Geoff) Oliver; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Three years after initiating an extensive sector study under section 6(b) of the FTC Act, the Federal Trade Commission has issued its report on the activities of patent assertion entities ("PAEs"). The report, titled Patent Assertion Entity Activity: An FTC Study ("PAE Report"),...

 

HTMLOhio Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Mineral Rights in Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays
Kevin C. Meacham, John P. Miller, Roy A. Powell, Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Jeffery D. (Jeff) Ubersax; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Many states have "dormant mineral" legislation providing for the transfer of severed mineral interests to the surface owner if the mineral owner does not develop the minerals or take other action manifesting an intent to preserve his interest over an extended period of time, typically 20...

 

HTMLU.S. Government Streamlines Encryption Export Controls
Chad O. Dorr, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 2016
On September 20, 2016, the United States made life a little easier for companies exporting products containing certain types of encryption. The U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") amended the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") to, among...

 

HTMLIncreases in U.S. Sanctions Related to Russia and Ukraine Signal Continued Pressure
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 12, 2016, previously published on October 2016
The United States sent a clear signal last month that it remains committed to sanctions against Russia by naming many new individuals and entities to restricted parties lists. On September 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") designated...

 

HTMLWeathering the Storm: Five Tips for Maximizing Insurance Recoveries for Hurricane Matthew Losses
Edward M. (Ed) Joyce, Jason B. Lissy; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 12, 2016, previously published on October 2016
With Hurricane Matthew having pummeled certain islands in the Caribbean and much of the southeastern seaboard of the United States, businesses will soon look to secure insurance recoveries for the estimated billions of dollars in property damage and business income losses left in its wake. While...

 

HTMLWhat Should I Call My Underwear? A "Brief" Analysis of the Strength of Trademark
Timothy P. (Tim) Fraelich, Mary Alexander Hyde, Carrie L. Kiedrowski; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
October 11, 2016, previously published on October 2016
A recent, clever commercial for Fruit of the Loom "Breathable Underwear" (click on the link to view video) concisely illustrates a common problem encountered by the marketing departments of many companies when it comes to selecting a new trademark. The commercial begins with two men who...

 


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