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|CMS and OIG Issue Final Fraud and Abuse Waivers in Connection with the Medicare Shared Savings Program|
Thomas E. Dutton, David W. Grauer, Andrew G. Jack, John M. Kirsner, David T. Morris; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015On October 29, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published a final rule ("Final Rule") finalizing the waivers of the application of various fraud and...
|FDA Explores Use of Term "Natural" on Human Food Labeling|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Katherine M. Llewellyn, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2015FDA is requesting public comments on (i) whether it is appropriate to define the term "natural" and, if so (ii) how the agency should define "natural," and (iii) whether it should determine appropriate use of the term on food labels. FDA considers a human food to be...
|FDA Publishes Three Major FSMA Final Rules|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015On November 13, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") published the three major rules affecting the food industry that it will adopt in 2015. These include final rules on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs ("FSVP"), Accredited Third-Party Certification, and...
|The Future of Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Clauses|
Antonio F. Dias, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Sanjay Narayan; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015Arbitration as a means of dispute resolution is intended to help consumers and businesses save time and money and achieve fair results when compared to traditional litigation. Millions of contracts for consumer financial products and services have a pre-dispute arbitration clause ("arbitration...
|Saudi Arabia: New Companies Law 2015 Approved|
Ebrahim M. Al Habardi, Yusuf Giansiracusa, Thomas C. Mahlich, Marc O. Peisert, Edward H. Rose; Jones Day In Association With Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015The Saudi government recently unveiled a comprehensive update to the Saudi Companies Law that has been some time in the making. The new law will come into effect 150 days from the date of publication in the official gazette (Um Al-qura) and, when effective, will entirely replace the current...
|FDA Holds Back-to-Back Workshops on Next-Generation Sequencing Diagnostic Tests|
Edgar J. Asebey, Maureen Bennett, Christian B. Fulda, Colleen Heisey, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015Last week, FDA held two workshops to gather information on developing a flexible approach for the regulation of next generation sequencing ("NGS") in vitro diagnostic tests. NGS tests facilitate the rapid sequencing and analysis of segments of DNA, yielding information that can be used to...
|2015 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: Newly Enacted Employment Legislation|
Aaron L. Agenbroad, Fred W. Alvarez, George S. Howard, Mhairi Lynn Whitton; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015The California Legislature's efforts to expand the reach and scope of California employment statutes continue unabated. In most instances, its efforts were endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown. In September and October 2015, the governor signed more than a dozen of these bills into law. Most notable is...
|Australia Introduces New Telecommunications Data Retention Laws|
Peter T. Brabant, Adam Salter, Nicola Walker; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015Telecommunications service providers in Australia must now collect and retain telecommunications data for a period of two years under recent amendments to the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (Cth) ("Act"). The new laws apply to service providers, including internet...
|Federal Circuit Holds that the ITC Lacks Jurisdiction Over Electronic Transmission of Digital Data|
Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015On November 10, 2015, the Federal Circuit held that the United States International Trade Commission ("ITC") lacks authority over the importation of electronically transmitted digital data. See ClearCorrect Operating, LLC v. ITC, 2014-1527 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 10, 2015). While this decision...
|Sovereign Debt Update November/December 2015|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November/December 2015The long-running dispute continues between the Republic of Argentina, which defaulted on its sovereign debt for the second time in July 2014, and holdout bondholders from two previous debt restructurings.