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|Top Three Revisions to Key ITAR Definitions Proposed by Department of State; Comments Invited|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki, Lindsey Michelle Nelson, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015The U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") recently published proposed revisions to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") to add or change a number of key definitions. In so doing, DDTC is seeking to harmonize certain...
|FDA Finds that Artificial Trans Fats Are Unsafe|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015On June 16, 2015, FDA announced it has finalized its determination that partially hydrogenated oils ("PHOs") are not "generally recognized as safe" ("GRAS") for use in human food. This finding effectively bans PHOs, which are the primary source of artificial trans fat...
|Amendment of Rules Applicable to French Branches of Non-European Banks|
Philippe Goutay, Anselme Mialon; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015A bank that has its registered office outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") may consider establishing a presence in France in order to provide banking services to French counterparties. The bank may either set up a full-fledged subsidiary or a branch office, i.e., a more simple...
|Sixth Circuit Narrows Scope of TCPA "Unsolicited Advertisements"|
William F. Dolan, Daniel J. Fabiano, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Aaron M. Healey, J. Todd Kennard; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015A central issue in many Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") cases is whether the communication that the plaintiff challenges amounts to an "unsolicited advertisement" or whether it is merely an informational communication that is not prohibited by the statute. The answer...
|The EPO's Undisclosed Disclaimers Trap-A Possible Way Out|
Roland J. Graf, Sven Rihm, Bojan Savic; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015In its decision G 1/03, the jurisdiction of the European Patent Office ("EPO"), in particular the Enlarged Board of Appeal, has developed a possibility to disclaim novelty-destroying subject matter disclosed in prior art under Article 54(3) EPC, i.e., prior art filed before, but published...
|OIG Cautions Physicians to Consider Compensation Arrangements Carefully|
Michele R. Goodman, Gerald M. Griffith, Rebekah N. Plowman; Jones Day;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 2015The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("OIG") recently released a fraud alert cautioning physicians who enter into medical directorships and other compensation arrangements, recommending that they consider whether the terms and conditions of such...
|NIST's Privacy Risk Management Framework Released in Draft Report|
Todd S. McClelland, Daniel J. McLoon, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
June 22, 2015, previously published on June 2015On May 29, 2015, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems (NISTIR 8062) as a draft report, introducing its newly developed Privacy Risk Management Framework ("Privacy Framework"). The stated...
|Dashed Expectations: Delaware Court Rules Make-Whole Premium Not Payable Upon Early Repayment of Bond Debt in Bankruptcy|
Mark G. Douglas, Jonathan M. Fisher; Jones Day;
June 18, 2015, previously published on May/June 2015Whether a provision in a bond indenture or loan agreement obligating a borrower to pay a “make-whole” premium is enforceable in bankruptcy has been the subject of heated debate in recent years. A Delaware bankruptcy court recently weighed in on the issue in Del. Trust Co. v. Energy...
|Major Asset Privatisations Commencing in Australia's Energy and Infrastructure Sectors|
Gregory K. Begaud, Bill Napier, James Parker, Tony Wassaf; Jones Day;
June 18, 2015, previously published on June 2015The Australian federal and state governments are embarking on major asset privatisation programs, with the first assets about to hit the market. The privatisation programs are being boosted by federal government incentives to state governments, which recycle the proceeds into infrastructure under...
|Recent Developments in Regulations Governing the Manufacturing and Marketing of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells|
Masatoshi Adachi, Scott T. Jones, Mitsutaka Okano; Jones Day;
June 18, 2015, previously published on June 2015Japan continues to develop regulations governing induced pluripotent stem ("iPS") cells.