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HTMLRecent Legislative Developments in Spanish Labor Law
Jesús Gimeno, Jesús Merino; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
With the start of 2015, a number of legislative developments will have a direct effect on employment and Social Security regulations. Most of changes are the result of Law 36/2014, of December 26, 2014, on the General State Budgets for 2015. The objective was to introduce labor laws that will not...

 

HTMLThe Bitter and Sweet of the Wal-Mart/Comcast/Halliburton Triumvirate: More Grounds for Defeating Class Certification, But More Exposure to Discovery
Noah Ryan Litton, Chad A. Readler; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 2015
Corporate litigants are still celebrating recent United States Supreme Court victories by defendants in high-profile class-action cases. As they should. After all, the trio of cases, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, and Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., mark a...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Rules That Equitable Mootness Applies in Chapter 11 Liquidations as Well as Reorganizations
Mark G. Douglas, Timothy Hoffmann; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on January/February 2015
In Beeman v. BGI Creditors' Liquidating Trust (In re BGI, Inc.), 772 F.3d 102 (2d Cir. 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit considered whether the doctrine of "equitable mootness" applied to the appeal of a confirmation order approving a liquidating chapter 11 plan. In...

 

HTMLThird Announcement of Tenders for Mexican Electric Energy and Gas Pipelines Projects by the Comisión Federal de Electricidad
Alejandro Creel-Ysita, José Estandía, William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
On January 29, 2015, the Comisión Federal de Electricidad ("CFE"), the Mexican public utilities company, announced a tender process for new electric energy projects and natural gas transportation infrastructure. The projects are expected bring additional investments of US$3.276...

 

HTMLNew Telecommunications Privacy Rules for U.S. Broadband Providers
Bruce A. Olcott, Mauricio F. Paez, Preston N. Thomas; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
Turn-of-the-century common carrier regulation is about to be imposed on providers of broadband internet services in the United States; all that remains to be determined is the details, and there are a lot of them in dispute. On February 4, 2015, Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Continues Push on Cybersecurity
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
On February 13, 2015, President Obama spoke to attendees of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection held at Stanford University. Calling the digital world a "sort of Wild Wild West," Obama and many corporate representatives announced developments intended to...

 

HTMLAmerican Quarter Horse Association Can Ban Cloned Horses, Says Fifth Circuit, Rejecting Antitrust Challenge
Thomas F. Allen, Thomas R. Jackson, J. Bruce McDonald, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the American Quarter Horse Association's right to bar cloned horses from its breed registry, reversing a jury verdict against the association. The case is Abraham & Veneklasen Joint Venture v. American Quarter Horse Association. This ruling has...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Issues Foundational Decision in First IPR Appeal: In re Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC
Gregory A. Castanias, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
On February 4, 2015, in a 2¿1 decision addressing two novel and foundational issues arising under the newly created inter partes review ("IPR") proceedings of the America Invents Act of 2011 ("AIA"), the Federal Circuit held that (i) institution decisions by the Patent...

 

HTMLProcedures for the Administration of Arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules
Phillip Georgiou, Ashley M. Howlett, Robert L. Thomson; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") has introduced the new HKIAC Procedures for the Administration of Arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (the "New Procedures"), effective as of January 1, 2015. The New Procedures provide one system that...

 

HTMLPresident Signs End-Of-Year Cybersecurity Legislation Into Law
Nandini Iyer, Richard J. Johnson, Gabriel Morris Ledeen, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2014
On December 18, 2014, President Obama signed into law five cybersecurity-related bills that address concerns recently brought to the forefront by highly publicized intrusions into public and private networks.

 


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