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|Puerto Rico's Public Corporation Debt Restructuring Law Ruled Unconstitutional|
Mark G. Douglas, Scott J. Greenberg; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's efforts to deal with more than $70 billion in debt have been a magnet for media scrutiny during the last two years. A question frequently asked in connection with the island territory's struggles to stay afloat is whether Puerto Rico, as an unincorporated territory...
|Importers Beware: False Claims Act Enforcement of Import Procedures on the Rise|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Peter F. Garvin, J. Andrew Jackson, Chase David Kaniecki, Fernand A. Lavallee; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2015Importers are facing potential additional liability for actions they take in connection with importing items into the United States. In addition to administrative penalties imposed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP"), private litigants and the U.S. Department of Justice...
|Mexico Moves Forward in the Implementation of Clean Energy Certificates|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Teresa Souza, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2015As part of the framework of Mexico's Energy Reform and National Climate Change Strategy to reduce greenhouse gases, on March 31, 2015, the Ministry of Energy ("SENER") published in the Official Federal Gazette the requirements to acquire clean energy certificates, which will go into...
|Obama Administration Issues New Rules Regulating Fracturing Activities on Public and Tribal Lands|
Jennifer M. Hayes, Allan T. Kirk, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015The U.S. Department of the Interior ("DOI") released final rules regulating hydraulic fracturing activities on federal and tribal lands on March 20, 2015. The new rules were codified in the Federal Register at 43 C.F.R. Part 3160 on March 26, 2015. Unless the courts or Congress...
|Digital Health Law Update - An Overview of Notable Happenings Affecting Digital Health, Mobile Health, and Telemedicine, Volume I, Issue I|
Scott A. Edelstein, Stephen E. Gillette, Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Kevin D. Lyles, Soleil E. Teubner; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015Jones Day lawyers are at the forefront of digital health and health information technology topics, with leading industry attorneys around the globe experienced in all aspects of the legal and regulatory issues arising from the use of technology and devices to deliver and improve health care and...
|Sovereign Debt Update|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015On February 13, 2015, the Chancery Division of the English High Court issued a ruling in a lawsuit brought by certain holders of euro-denominated exchange bonds issued by the Republic of Argentina during 2005 and 2010 debt restructurings seeking to gain access to €225 million ($257 million)...
|NLRB General Counsel Issues Guidance on Workplace Policies|
David S. Birnbaum, Brian West Easley; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 18, 2015, the Office of the General Counsel (the "General Counsel") of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") issued Memorandum GC 15-04 (the "Memorandum") providing guidance regarding the legality of employer work rules. The...
|Foreign Representative Lacks Standing to Assert State-Law Avoidance Claims in Chapter 15 Case|
Mark G. Douglas, Jane Rue Wittstein; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015In Hosking v. TPG Capital Management LP (In re Hellas Telecommunications (Luxemburg) II SCA), 2015 BL 21823 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Jan. 29, 2015), the U.S. bankruptcy court presiding over the chapter 15 case of London-based Hellas Telecommunications (Luxemburg) II SCA ("Hellas II"), which...
|Tender Offer Approved to Implement Classwide Debt Exchange Outside Plan of Reorganization|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March/April 2015Debt-for-equity swaps and debt exchanges are common features of out-of-court as well as chapter 11 restructurings. For publicly traded securities, out-of-court restructurings in the form of "exchange offers" or "tender offers" are, absent an exemption, subject to the rules...
|Supreme Court Clarifies Liability Standard for Opinions Expressed in Registration Statements|
William S. Freeman; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 24, 2015, the United States Supreme Court clarified the circumstances under which a company can be liable under § 11 of the Securities Act for statements of opinion contained in a registration statement. The Court held that a company is not liable for stating an opinion that turns out...