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|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...
|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...
|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...
|Landmark Decision Confirms FTC Authority to Regulate Privacy and Data Security|
Richard J. Johnson, Mark Mansour, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014In FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., No 13-1887, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 47622 (D.N.J. Apr. 7, 2014)—a case closely watched by privacy and data security professionals across the United States—a federal district court held that the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has authority...
|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...
|The Rise of Parallel Proceedings in Health Care Fraud Investigations: How to Tell When You’re a Target|
Shireen M. Becker, Heidi A. Wendel; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014When Dewey & LeBoeuf lawyer Zachary Warren was indicted for fraud recently, his surprised reaction made headlines. Warren, the New York Times reported, had spoken with government investigators without the assistance of counsel because he believed he was being questioned as a potential witness...
|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...
|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...
|FDA Finalizes Expanded Records Access Rule and Issues Guidance|
Brigid C. DeCoursey, Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 2014On April 4, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") finalized an interim final rule and issued two guidance documents outlining how the agency will implement its expanded authority to access records under the Food Safety Modernization Act ("FSMA"). Before FSMA,...
|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...