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|The Heartbleed Bug: Data Breach and Liability Risks|
Richard J. Johnson, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
April 24, 2014, previously published on April 2014It seems that every other day we learn about a new data security threat or compromise. The so-called "heartbleed bug," or CVE-2014-0160 for those technically inclined, is the latest reported data security vulnerability, and it requires an immediate and swift response. The bug was recently...
|FTC’s Workshop Examining Health Care Competition Covers a Variety of Notable Topics|
Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Bevin M.B. Newman, Toby G. Singer; Jones Day;
April 24, 2014, previously published on April 2014In support of efforts to reduce health care costs while concurrently increasing quality and accessibility in the health care industry, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") covered a number of topics relating to competition issues in the U.S. health care system during a special workshop on...
|European Union Issues New Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy|
Charlotte Breuvart, Thomas Jestaedt; Jones Day;
April 24, 2014, previously published on April 2014On April 9, 2014, the European Commission adopted new Guidelines on State aid in the field of environmental protection and energy for 2014-2020 (the "New Guidelines"). State aid is generally prohibited under European Union ("EU") competition rules, but may be allowed under...
|Democratic Republic of Congo: Now Is the Time to Make DRC Companies Compliant with OHADA Corporate Law|
Denis Bandet, Hervé Castelnau, Thibaut Kazemi, Laurent Vandomme; Jones Day;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 2014With a view to improving its business and investment climate, the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") joined the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa ("OHADA") on September 13, 2012, thereby becoming the 17th Member State of this international...
|India’s New Corporate Social Responsibility Requirements - Beware of the Pitfalls|
Theodore T. Chung, Karen P. Hewitt, Glyn Powell, Sumesh Sawhney, Sheila L. Shadmand; Jones Day;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 2014In August 2013, the Indian parliament passed the Indian Companies Act, 2013 (the "New Act"), which has replaced the Companies Act of 1956. The New Act has made far-reaching changes affecting company formation, administration and governance, and it has increased shareholder control over...
|United States Court of Appeals Holds SEC's Rules Regarding Conflict Minerals Violate First Amendment|
Bradley C. Brasser, Charles T. Haag, J. Eric Maki, Joel T. May, Kimberly J. Pustulka; Jones Day;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 2014On April 14, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that a portion of the conflict minerals rules adopted by the SEC pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) violates the First...
|New York's High Court: Lost Profits May Be Recoverable For Breach, Even Where Contracts Preclude Consequential Damages|
Sevan Ogulluk; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014Many practitioners are quick to label potential claims of lost profits as consequential damages, and draw comfort from (i) contract provisions precluding recovery of consequential damages or, (ii) in the absence of such limitation provisions, challenging legal standards making recovery of such...
|U.S. DOJ Obtains First-Ever Extradition on Antitrust Charge|
Eric P. Enson, John M. Majoras, Molly M. Wilkens; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014On April 4, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced its first successful extradition to the United States on an antitrust charge. Romano Pisciotti, an Italian national and a former executive with Parker ITR Srl, was transferred from Germany to the United States last week to...
|EU Decision May Expand Competition Law Exposure for Private Equity|
Yvan N. Desmedt; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014On 2 April 2014, the European Commission announced significant fines involving what it described as a global cartel in the high-voltage power cable industry. In itself, this is not major news; the fact of an investigation in this industry has long been known. But the decision did make news in one...
|Crisis In Crimea: Is Your Foreign Investment There Protected By a Treaty?|
James Egerton-Vernon, Silvia Tonova, Anastasiya Ugale, Baiju S. Vasani, Sergei Volfson; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014Following Crimea's disputed referendum to join the Russian Federation, held under Russian military occupation, and Russia's annexation of Crimea which has not been recognized by the vast majority of the international community, the burning question for many foreign investors in Crimea is, "how...