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|American Medical Association Offers New Telemedicine Recommendations|
Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Stephanie L. Resnik, Soleil E. Teubner; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014During this week's annual meeting, the American Medical Association's ("AMA") House of Delegates approved its Council on Medical Service's report setting forth recommendations regarding the practice of telemedicine. The report, which comes on the heels of the Federation of State Medical...
|Mexico Strengthens Control Over Disposal of Used Tires|
Mauricio Llamas, Mauricio Villegas; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014On June 4, the Mexican Ministry of Transport and Communications published a decree in the Official Gazette of the Federation through which provisions are amended and added to the General Law for the Prevention and Comprehensive Management of Wastes (the "General Waste Law") and to the Law...
|Target's Directors Re-Elected Despite ISS Recommendation|
Lyle G. Ganske, Jennifer C. Lewis, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas, Erin S. de la Mare; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014On June 11, 2014, shareholders of Target Corporation voted to elect each of its 10 nominees to the Board of Directors despite ISS's controversial recommendation that its clients vote against the election of seven nominees who served on Target's audit and/or corporate responsibility Board...
|Fifth Circuit Clarifies Meaning of "False" Claim Under False Claims Act|
B. Kurt Copper, Sara R. Kusiak, Heather M. O'Shea; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014The recent explosion of cases arising under the False Claims Act ("FCA") certainly has caught the attention of those who do business with the government, whether health care providers, government contractors, or others. Increasingly, qui tam relators and the government attempt to assert...
|Are Your Construction Contracts' Forum-Selection and Choice-of-Law Clauses Enforceable?|
Kent W. Lindsay, Daniel D. McMillan, Andrew D. Ness, Kevin O'Brien, Stephen V. O'Neal; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014While typically relegated to the last pages of a construction contract, forum-selection and choice-of-law clauses control every aspect of the parties' respective obligations and liabilities undertaken on a project. Issues like payment, suspension of work and termination, good faith and fair...
|Conflict Over Proportionate Liability Laws in Australia|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014The judgments in two Full Court decisions of the Federal Court, delivered one week apart, have reached quite different views on an important aspect of the operation of the proportionate liability laws for a number of important federal statutory regimes.
|Initiative for Laws Regulating Mexican Energy Reform Presented Before Mexico's Federal Congress|
José Estandía, Rodrigo Gomez, Mauricio Llamas, Teresa Souza, de la Parra de la Parra; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014On April 30, 2014, the Mexican President, Enrique Pen~a Nieto, submitted to the Mexican Congress legislation that, if approved, will implement the historic constitutional energy reform that became effective in December 2013.
|The Netherlands Passes Work and Security Act|
Marielle Daudt, Selma Olthof, Claire Reynaers, Stephanie Spoelder, Frank van Uden; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014On 10 June 2014, the Dutch Senate (Upper House of the Parliament) adopted the legislative proposal for the Work and Security Act ( the "Act", Wet Werk en Zekerheid). The Act substantially reforms the laws governing three areas: flexible employment, dismissal and unemployment benefits.
|Rating Agency Liability to Investors Upheld by Australian Federal Court of Appeals|
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014In a landmark decision, a bench of three judges of the Full Federal Court—which essentially acts as the Federal court of appeal in Australia—has, in ABN AMRO Bank NV v Bathurst Regional Council  FCAFC 65, unanimously upheld a first instance decision which ruled that global ratings...
|High Court Says Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act No Bar to POM's Lanham Act Claim Against Coca-Cola|
John G. Froemming, Tracy A. Stitt, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the United States Supreme Court held that competitors can bring Lanham Act claims for misleading food and beverage labels, allowing POM Wonderful LLC's ("POM") false advertising claim against the Coca-Cola Co. ("Coca-Cola")....