Document(s) published by this organization: 414
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|Australia: Uncovering the Exploitation of Temporary Labor within Australia's Agricultural and Food Processing Sector|
Adam Salter, Michael Whitbread; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On May 4, 2015, Four Corners, an Australian investigative journalism program, broadcasted a report titled "Slaving Away," uncovering the exploitation of temporary labor within Australia's agricultural and food processing sector (the "Report"). The Report examined the conduct of...
|District Court Holds Coal Companies Have Standing to Sue EPA for Failing to Evaluate Losses of Employment that May Result From Enforcement of the Clean Air Act|
Jane Borthwick Story; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On March 24, 2014, multiple coal companies filed suit against the Administrator of EPA in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. Murray Energy Corp. v. McCarthy, No. 5:14-CV-39. The plaintiffs alleged that EPA failed to comply with § 321(a) of the Clean...
|Divided Federal Circuit Panel Stands by the Single Entity Rule for Direct Patent Infringement|
Gregory A. Castanias, Matthew J. Silveira, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015On May 13, 2015, in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc., a divided Federal Circuit panel again concluded that direct infringement liability of a method claim exists only "when all of the steps of the claim are performed by or attributed to a single entity."
|D.C. Circuit Hears Oral Argument on Challenge to Carbon Sequestration RCRA Conditional Exclusion|
Daniella A. Einik; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015In December 2010, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") promulgated regulations under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 300f et seq., creating a new category of underground injection wells—Class VI—to govern underground injection of carbon...
|Singapore: Industrial Relations Act Amendments-More Options for Representation of Executives in the Workplace|
David P. Longstaff; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015Singapore has recently passed amendments to the Industrial Relations Act, which broaden the options available for representation of executives in the workplace to allow for representation by "rank-and-file" trade unions. The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (the "Amendment...
|Australia: Australian Fair Work Commission Signals New Willingness to Terminate Restrictive Enterprise Agreements that have Passed Their Nominal Expiry Dates|
Stephanie Crosbie, Adam Salter; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (the "FWC") in Aurizon Operations Limited: Aurizon Network Pty Ltd  FWCFB 540 has ordered the termination of 12 enterprise agreements that had passed their nominal expiry dates.
|D.C. Circuit Hears Challenge to Clean Power Plan Regulations|
Casey F. Bradford, Simon P. Hansen, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
May 25, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On April 16, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ("D.C. Circuit") heard oral arguments in two consolidated cases that challenge EPA's proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for existing coal-fired power plants (the "Clean Power Plan"). The...
|FERC Declines to Expand Consideration of GHG Emissions in Project Approvals but Allows Recovery of Environmental Compliance Costs in Certain Cases|
Mosby G. Perrow, Erica Elizabeth Stauffer; Jones Day;
May 25, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015While the D.C. Circuit remanded a pipeline approval to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") last year in Delaware Riverkeeper v. FERC for failing to consider the "cumulative environmental impacts" of new natural gas pipeline projects and expansions as required by...
|DuPont's Proxy Contest Victory: A Turning Point for Companies' Responses to Activism?|
Lyle G. Ganske, Jennifer C. Lewis, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 2015This highly celebrated DuPont victory signals that shareholders recognize that not all companies require activist intervention or a seismic change in strategy—DuPont's strong financial performance and implementation of strategic initiatives supported its contention that it was pursuing a...
|In re El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation: A Cautionary Tale for MLPs and Yieldcos|
Gerald P. Farano, Patrick Metz, Danielle M. Varnell; Jones Day;
May 25, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015The Delaware Court of Chancery, in In re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 7141-VCL, 2015 WL 1815846 (Del. Ch. Apr. 20, 2015), found that a master limited partnership ("MLP") overpaid its parent corporation by $171 million for certain "dropdown"...