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|International Remedies for Foreign Investors in Europe's Renewable Energy Sector|
Paul Exley, Mercedes Fernández, Franco Lambertenghi, Sylvia Tonova, Baiju S. Vasani; Jones Day;
April 13, 2015, previously published on February 2015International investors who have suffered losses in the renewable energy sectors in Spain, the Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria, among others, may be entitled to compensation for their losses under the Energy Charter Treaty (“ECT”) and/or relevant bilateral investment...
|FCPA Year in Review: 2014|
Charles M. Carberry, Theodore T. Chung, Daniel E. Reidy, Peter J. Romatowski, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on February 2015The biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) story of 2014 was that the cost of resolving an FCPA enforcement action has gone up. In a year in which the number of enforcement actions declined by one, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange...
|2015 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update|
Aaron L. Agenbroad, Fred W. Alvarez, George S. Howard, Kari Erickson Levine, Robert A. Naeve; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on March 2015The California Legislature continues to enact novel and often complicated employment-related statutes. In late 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed all of the principal employment-related statutes enacted by the Legislature. Unlike in prior years, Governor Brown did not veto any of the principal...
|A Primer on FCPA Due Diligence in Cross-Border M&A Transactions: Avoiding Legal and Business Risks|
Maria Luisa Canovas, Nicholas E. Rodriguez; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on March 2015The due diligence process is a critical underpinning of a successful M&A transaction that cannot be overlooked. Given the enactment of new anti-corruption laws in Latin America and the intensified enforcement of the (“FCPA”) in the U.S., prospective acquirers are increasingly utilizing...
|Appellate Review of Patent Trial and Appeal Board Decisions|
Gregory A. Castanias, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Jennifer L. Swize, Jeffrey M. White; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on February 2015Given the statutory mandate that post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) newly instituted Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) conclude within one year of institution of the patent’s review, appeals from PTAB...
|UAE Competition Law Update: Consequences for M&A Transactions in the UAE|
Eric J. Milne; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 2015The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") recently introduced its competition law: Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 ("Competition Law"). In February 2013, we published a Commentary on this law, noting that it was the first of its kind to regulate anticompetitive behavior and monopoly practices...
|Understanding “Fines and Penalties Coverage” Under Cyber Insurance|
John E. Iole; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015A wide variety of regulatory authorities, both public and private, assert jurisdiction over some aspect of data privacy, data security, and network vulnerability. Here, we address some of the common issues that arise in the context of fines and penalties imposed by governmental authorities as a...
|Supreme Court of Texas Reverses Course, To Hear Gas Compression Cost Case|
Scott W. Cowan, Kyle R. Kreshover, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel, William P.M. Schwind; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 2015Last week, the Texas Supreme Court agreed to review the appellate ruling in Kachina Pipeline Co. Inc. v. Lillis, No. 13-0596-CV (Tex. 2015). The central issue for the Court is whether Kachina Pipeline Company Inc., a natural gas transportation company, is entitled to summary judgment on the claim...
|Recap of House Subcommittee Hearing on Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015—H.R. 870|
Bruce Bennett, Scott J. Greenberg, Beth Heifetz, Dan T. Moss; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 26, 2015, testimony was presented to the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law (the "Subcommittee") regarding H.R. 870, the "Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015" ("H.R. 870"). This Commentary...
|Chinese Government Issues Opinions on Construction Industry Development and Reform|
Ashley M. Howlett, Gigi Yuen; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On 1 July 2014, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development ("MOHURD") of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") released a document entitled "Several Opinions on Promoting Development and Reform in the Construction Industry" (the "Opinions").