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|Italian Tax Authorities Publish Guidelines on Taxation of Inbound LBO Transactions|
Carla Calcagnile, Marco Lombardi; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016On March 30, 2016, the Italian Tax Authorities ("ITA") issued Circular n. 6/E ("Circular") to clarify certain tax aspects of leveraged buyout and merger leveraged buyout transactions ("LBO" and "MLBO" respectively). The Circular also provides important...
|How to Survive Dawn Raids and Search Warrants in Antitrust/Competition Investigations|
Alan Davis, Eric P. Enson, Carsten T. Gromotke, Paula W. Render, Nicolas Taylor; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016Around the globe and across jurisdictions, antitrust authorities continue to aggressively seek evidence of competition law infractions, often during raids on business premises or at the private residences of company executives. While it is important to comply with a lawful search, it is also...
|Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive Contractual Bail-In|
John C. Ahern; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive equips regulatory authorities in Europe with tools designed to protect the stability of the financial system and financial markets in the European Economic Area in the event of bank failure or the failure of a systemically important investment firm.
|EPA Creates Ambiguity Regarding Clean Power Plan Compliance Deadlines|
Alina Fortson, Charles T. (Chuck) Wehland; Jones Day;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 2016On February 9, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") final rule, Carbon Pollution Emissions Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units, known as the Clean Power Plan. The Court declared...
|E-Commerce Sector Inquiry Finds Widespread Geo-Blocking in the EU|
Bernard E. Amory, Charlotte Breuvart, Yvan N. Desmedt, Tristan J. Verminck; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016In its ongoing sector inquiry into e-commerce in the European Union, the European Commission has published its initial findings on geo-blocking. Launched in May 2015 by the European Commissioner in charge of competition, Margrethe Vestager, this inquiry forms part of the Commission-wide Digital...
|New Guidance on Customer Identification in Prepaid and Other Card Programs|
David F. Adler, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Ralph F. (Chip) MacDonald, Heith D. Rodman, Albert J. (Al) Rota; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016The U.S. federal banking regulators and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") recently released guidance (the "Guidance") clarifying the applicability of the "know-your-customer" or "customer identification program" regulations (the...
|Illinois Creates Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force|
Katherine S. Makielski, Heather M. O'Shea; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 5, 2016, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed Executive Order 16-05, creating a new Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force to address fraud, abuse, and waste in the state's health care programs. The Task Force will be led by Executive Inspector General Maggie Hickey and consist of 11...
|Treasury Releases Significant Temporary Anti-Inversion Regulations and Proposed Earnings Stripping Regulations|
Andrew M. Eisenberg, Edward T. (Ed) Kennedy, Scott M. Levine, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department released two significant packages of U.S. federal tax regulations. T.D. 9761 contains temporary regulations primarily addressing the anti-inversion rules under section 7874 of the Internal Revenue Code, and REG-108060-15 contains proposed anti-earnings...
|Quicksilver Drops Motion to Reject Midstream Agreements in Connection with Closing of Sale to BlueStone Natural Resources|
Paul M. Green, Thomas A. (Tom) Howley, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Alexandra L. (Alex) Wilde; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016On April 7, 2016, Quicksilver Resources Inc. ("Quicksilver") announced that it closed the sale of its U.S. assets for $245 million to BlueStone Natural Resources II ("BlueStone") in connection with Quicksilver's bankruptcy cases and pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement that...
|The Changing Role of Australian Boards in Oversight of Corporate Culture|
Mark Crean, Tim L'Estrange; Jones Day;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 2016The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's ("ASIC") recent crackdown on corporate culture, particularly focused on banks, has been fuelling much debate about the role of boards in the oversight of culture within an organisation. Some have accused ASIC of attempting to be the...