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Adobe PDFFramework for Amendment to Japan's Personal Information Protection Act
Michiru Takahashi; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 2014
On June 24, 2014, Japan’s Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunication Network Society (“IT Strategy Headquarters”) within the Cabinet Office announced its “Policy Outline of the Institutional Revision for Utilization of Personal...

 

Adobe PDFTen New Supreme Court Opinions Reshaping the Intellectual-Property Landscape
Gregory A. Castanias, Damon M. Lewis, John J. Normile, William C. Rooklidge, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 30, 2014
Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard between 150 and 175 cases each year, but rarely accepted an intellectual-property case for review. Much has been written about the Court’s shrinking docket in recent years—in its October Term 2013, which just came to an end, the Court heard...

 

HTMLNew Rules in New York Mean Speedy Trials for Commercial Disputes (But at a Price)
William J. Hine, Sevan Ogulluk; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 2014
The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of New York State is the branch of the state's trial court system that adjudicates a large variety of commercial disputes. In 2012, a "Task Force on Commercial Litigation" recommended changes to the Commercial Division rules to better serve the...

 

HTMLJapan: Mass Redundancy Vindicated on Account of Economic Necessity
Lawrence C. DiNardo, Michael J. Gray, Elaine Ho, Jean Kuo, Vincent Wei Li; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. ("JALI"), the core airline business company of the JAL Group, filed an application for the commencement of corporate reorganization proceedings together with Japan Airlines and JAL Capital Co., Ltd. in January 2010. After the commencement of these...

 

HTMLAustralia: Competition Watchdog at Last Confronts Union Misbehavior
Lawrence C. DiNardo, Michael J. Gray, Elaine Ho, Jean Kuo, Vincent Wei Li; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ("ACCC") has recently confirmed that it is investigating two separate instances of trade union misconduct. These investigations are occurring against the background of recent criticism of the ACCC in its approach to these matters and a...

 

HTMLNew Electricity Legal Framework in Mexico
Alejandro Creel-Ysita, José Estandía, Mariana González, Alberto de la Parra; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014
Further to the Mexican Energy Constitutional Amendments approved on December 12, 2013, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed decrees enacting Secondary Laws for Mexico's Energy Reform. Published in the Federal Official Gazette on August 11, 2014, this new legislation consists of nine new laws...

 

Adobe PDFUpdate on PRC Cross-Border Lending Transactions
H. John Kao, Graham G. Lim, Wilson L.K. Sung, Jessie Chenghui Tang, Michelle Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (“SAFE”) of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) is the body that supervises the country’s foreign exchange transactions. SAFE recently issued two circulars to encourage cross-border transactions: Circular No. 29...

 

HTMLUSDA Enhances Traceback Procedures for Ground Beef
Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014
On August 13, 2014, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service ("FSIS") announced new procedures to improve the process for tracing E. coli-contaminated ground beef back to its source, recalling contaminated product, and determining the root cause of the contamination. USDA expects that...

 

HTMLThe New Texas Two-Step: Texas Supreme Court Articulates Evidence Spoliation Framework
Shawn Cleveland, N. Scott Fletcher, Joshua L. Fuchs, Matthew D. Orwig, Deborah Savarese Sloan; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 2014
Spoliation of evidence has, for some time, remained an important topic relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. Many companies continue to struggle with the burden and expense of various retention requirements in the era of "big data." However, a recent Texas...

 

HTMLTexas Supreme Court Applies Economic Loss Rule to Limit Tort Claims by Contractors Against Owner's Design Professionals
Scott W. Cowan, Christopher H. Domingo, Daniel D. McMillan, Andrew D. Ness, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 2014
In a June 20 decision, the Texas Supreme Court applied the economic loss rule to preclude a direct claim for negligent misrepresentation by a construction contractor against an owner's architect based on flawed design documents. LAN/STV v. Martin K. Eby Constr. Co., No. 11-0810, 2014 Tex. LEXIS...

 


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