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|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...
|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...
|Securities Law Considerations in Cross-Border Restructurings|
Marie Elena Angulo, Pedro A. Jiménez, Jessica Mendoza; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015Non-U.S. companies in the process of restructuring debt that includes one or more series of U.S. bonds must ensure that their restructuring plan and any securities issued as part of such plan comply with the requirements of U.S. securities law, in particular the registration requirements of the...
|Bankruptcy Sales: The Stalking Horse|
Brad B. Erens; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015Sales of assets pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code or pursuant to a plan of reorganization provide a number of benefits to a purchaser, but they also present a number of potential impediments, particularly to purchasers who are not familiar with the bankruptcy sale process. The benefits...
|U.S. FTC Revises Merger Challenge Rules: Automatic Stay of Administrative Litigation When Agency Loses Preliminary Injunction in Court|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Michael H. Knight, Paula W. Render, David P. Wales, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015One important procedural difference between merger challenges by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission is that FTC may challenge a non-consummated merger through both a district court preliminary injunction and administrative litigation (Part 3 adjudication). Recent...