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|Significant Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Expected to Take Effect December 1, 2015: Practical Implications and What Litigators Need to Know|
Laura E. Ellsworth, Irene Savanis Fiorentinos, Joshua L. Fuchs, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Carmen G. McLean; Jones Day;
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 2015On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court approved and submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“FRCP” or “Rules”) (“April 2015 Rules”).1 The April 2015 Rules will take effect on December 1, 2015, unless Congress enacts...
|Phishing for Corporate Dollars: The Emerging Global Threat Posed by Spear Phishing and Business Email Compromise|
Shireen M. Becker, Alexandra A. McDonald, Jeffrey Rabkin; Jones Day;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 2015In August 2015, the FBI issued an alert describing the newest form of cyberattack—the Business Email Compromise ("BEC"). BEC is a sophisticated mutation of the now-common spear phishing data breach technique. In a BEC scam, a hacker often impersonates a high-ranking corporate...
Embargo Remains in Place, U.S. Government Continues to Expand Allowable Trade
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Chase David Kaniecki, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 2015Continuing the implementation of President Obama's Cuban policy announced in December 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Department of Commerce have further revised the Cuban Assets Control Regulations ("CACR") and the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR")...
|EU Court Suspends EMA Decision to Grant Access to Drug Data|
Edgar J. Asebey, Maureen Bennett, Christian B. Fulda, Colleen Heisey, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
September 24, 2015, previously published on September 2015On September 1, 2015, the European General Court granted an interim order in favor of Pari Pharma, temporarily suspending the operation of a decision by the European Medicines Agency ("EMA") to allow Novartis Europharm to gain access to reports on Pari Pharma's drug Vantobra under the...
|U.S. Department of Justice Announces Updated Guidelines on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing|
Henry W. Asbill, Karen P. Hewitt, Henry Klehm, Jerry C. Ling, Peter J. Romatowski; Jones Day;
September 24, 2015, previously published on September 2015On September 9, 2015, after years of criticism by Congress and commentators about the paucity of prosecutions of individuals in major white collar cases, Deputy Attorney General (“DAG”) Sally Yates announced six changes to policies and practices governing investigations of corporate...
|Public Consultation to Review the European Telecom Framework: An Opportunity for Operators to Be Heard|
Remy Fekete; Jones Day;
September 24, 2015, previously published on September 2015The European Commission published, on September 11, 2015, a public consultation on the evaluation and review of the regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services. The public consultation is a first step in the future reform of the regulatory framework, which constitutes...
|SEC Flexes Its Muscle on Accounting Fraud and Targets More Individuals|
Harold K. Gordon, Henry Klehm, Joan E. McKown, Peter J. Romatowski, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
September 21, 2015, previously published on September 2015The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced the settlement or filing of a number of significant accounting fraud cases. Coupled with recent statements by the SEC and the Department of Justice, it is clear that accounting fraud is a priority and that individuals are in the cross hairs.
|Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digital Economy: BEPS Action 1|
Blaise L. Marin-Curtoud; Jones Day;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 2015On 16 September 2014, the OECD released the report on the tax challenges of the digital economy (the "Report") under its Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS").
|Intangible Assets: BEPS Action 8|
Blaise L. Marin-Curtoud; Jones Day;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 2015The taxation of transactions involving intangible assets (either by licence of use or directly by their transmission) is possibly the OECD's biggest concern on transfer pricing and international tax at the moment. Action Group 8 was tasked with developing guidance on the transfer pricing aspects of...
|Macron Law Modifies French Insolvency Law|
Laurent Assaya; Jones Day;
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 2015On August 6, 2015, France adopted legislation named after the French Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron (“Macron Law”), that is designed to promote economic growth, activity, and equal opportunity. What follows is a brief summary of the principal reforms to French insolvency law...