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|New Russian Legislation on Massive Telecoms Surveillance|
Rémy Fekete, Mauricio F. Paez, Sergei Volfson, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 2016In June 2016, the Russian Parliament adopted Federal Law "On Amendment of the Federal Law 'On Counterterrorism' and Related Laws of the Russian Federation Establishing Additional Counterterrorism and Public Security Measures" ("Amendments"). These Amendments have a number of...
|New China Antitrust Guidance on Restrictive Business Agreements|
Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang; Jones Day;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 2016Many horizontal collaborations among competitors, and most vertical supply or distribution arrangements, have both procompetitive and anticompetitive effects. Exceptions, of course, are price fixing and other "hardcore" or "per se" illegal antitrust violations, which are...
|Observations on the 2016 Proxy Season|
Lyle G. Ganske, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 2016The 2016 proxy season has drawn to a close. The key topic of the 2016 season was proxy access, with roughly 200 shareholder proposals submitted on that topic, almost twice the number submitted last year. Seventy-two of the 2016 proposals were sponsored by the NYC pension funds’ Boardroom...
|DOJ Issues Rule Implementing Bipartisan Budget Act and Doubling FCA Civil Penalties|
B. Kurt Copper, Pierre C. Hines, Laura E. Koman, Heather M. O'Shea; Jones Day;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 2016On June 29, 2016, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued an interim rule—the Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment, 81 Fed. Reg. 42,491 (June 30, 2016)—that will nearly double civil penalties for False Claims Act ("FCA") violations. The rule implements the...
|Brexit: Double, Double Toil and Trouble|
John C. Ahern, Alban Caillemer du Ferrage, Giles P. Elliott, Linda A. Hesse; Jones Day;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 2016"Shakespearean". That, according to the BBC, was the word that British MPs were using over the 4 July weekend to describe the unprecedented political drama that was unfolding in UK parliamentary politics following the result of the UK's Brexit referendum on 23 June. Certainly the shifting...
|Key Issues and Insights for Transportation and Energy Companies Regarding Commercial Drone Operations|
John D. Goetz, Ira M. Karoll, Rebecca MacPherson, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
July 26, 2016, previously published on July 2016On June 21, 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) released Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations that, for the first time, provide standards for general operation and certification of drones or small unmanned aircraft systems (“sUAS”). The new Part 107 was...
|Indirect Causation Accepted by Australian Court in Shareholder Claim|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016The plaintiffs acquired HIH shares between 26 October 1998 and 15 March 2001. The plaintiffs contended, and the defendants admitted, that HIH had released misleading and deceptive financial results during this period.
|EU Telecoms Regulators Consult on Draft Net Neutrality Guidelines|
Yvan N. Desmedt, Rémy Fekete, Michael B. Hazzard, Holger Neumann, Bruce A. Olcott; Jones Day;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications ("BEREC") is consulting on guidance for the implementation of the rules in the EU Regulation on Open Internet Access (2015/2120/EU) ("Net Neutrality Regulation"), which came into force on April 30, 2016.
|SEC Proposes Modernization of Disclosure Requirements for Mining Registrants|
Bradley C. (Brad) Brasser, Boris Dolgonos, Rory T. Hood, Joel T. May, Michael J. (Mike) Solecki; Jones Day;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently proposed rules that, if adopted, would overhaul disclosure requirements for mining registrants. As part of the SEC's ongoing disclosure effectiveness initiative, the proposed rules are primarily intended to align the SEC's...
|Update Regarding the Coles Supermarkets Enterprise Agreement|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016In last month's Update, we reported that the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission ("Commission") found that the Coles Store Team Enterprise Agreement 2014-17 ("2014 Agreement") did not pass the "better off overall test" ("BOOT"). Coles was given until 10...