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|EU Court Considers Antitrust Liability for Failing to React to Third Party Actions|
Alan Davis, Yvan N. Desmedt, Matt Evans, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 2015An advisor to Europe's highest court, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU"), is encouraging the CJEU to adopt a strict standard for companies to distance themselves from potentially anticompetitive actions by a third party with which they do business. In a case involving...
|UK's Competition Authority Sends Message, Clarifies Criteria for Ruling on Pharma Discounts|
Alan Davis, Matt Evans, Francesco Liberatore; Jones Day;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 2015The UK's Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") has closed an investigation under competition rules into certain discounts and rebates in the pharmaceutical sector. Rather than taking enforcement action or concluding that the pricing practice does not infringe UK/EU competition law,...
|EPO: Minor Text Changes to Patent Application Need Not Slow Grant Process|
Olga Bezzubova, Diana C. Leguizamon-Morales; Jones Day;
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 2015The European Patent Office's ("EPO") quest to increase procedural efficiency has led to a revision of the final steps in the patent grant procedure. Now that a communication under Rule 71(3) EPC¿Intention to Grant has issued, applicants may waive their right to issuance of a further...
|Ofcom Consults on Proposed Shake-Up of UK Telecoms Market|
Francesco Liberatore, Bruce A. Olcott; Jones Day;
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 2015Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator, has published a discussion document on its Strategic Review of Digital Communications. The document outlines possible changes to the regulatory regime applying to all digital communications services in the UK, including broadband, mobile, landline and...
|Competition Concerns Identified in UK Energy Market Investigation|
Alan Davis, Matt Evans; Jones Day;
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 2015The UK Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") published a report on 7 July 2015 setting out its provisional findings in a market investigation of the energy sector, in particular for gas and electricity at both wholesale and retail levels in the UK. Market investigations involve...
|Court Affirms FTC's New HSR Rule on Pharmaceutical Patent License Transfers|
Michael H. Knight, Bevin M.B. Newman, Geoffrey D. Oliver, Michael Sennett, Pamela L. Taylor; Jones Day;
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 2015The D.C. Circuit has rejected a challenge by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America ("PhRMA") to an FTC rule that makes the HSR Act reporting requirements cover pharmaceutical patent licenses that transfer "all commercially significant rights." The rule,...
|Europe's Highest Court Confirms Far-Reaching Powers to Impose Antitrust Fines|
Bernard E. Amory, Eric Barbier de la Serre, Sébastien J. Evrard, Francesca Marchini-Camia, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
July 24, 2015, previously published on July 2015In an important decision in the LCD panels cartel (InnoLux (Case C-231/14P, 9 July 2015)), the European Court of Justice has endorsed the European Commission's broad-ranging methodology for setting fines for violations of Article 101 TFEU. Under the Commission's methodology, the value of sales,...
|The Detroit Bankruptcy: Two Years Later|
Stephen J. Brogan; Jones Day;
July 24, 2015, previously published on July 2015July 18, 2015 was the second anniversary of the City of Detroit's filing for bankruptcy. This action was taken by the City's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, with the support of Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder. But, with the exception of Detroit's corporate leadership, it was fiercely resisted by...
|Iran Nuclear Deal Reached; Sanctions Remain in Place|
Renato Antonini, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Henry Klehm; Jones Day;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 14, 2015, the European Union, together with the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China (known as the "P5+1 countries") reached an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear weapons development efforts and sanctions designed to prevent such efforts....
|New CMS Proposed Rule: Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement|
Claire E. Castles, Catherine A. Ehrgott, Lisa Ge Shang Han, David T. Morris; Jones Day;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015On July 9, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") announced a proposed rule to test a new payment model, the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement ("CCJR"), for hip and knee replacements (also called lower extremity joint replacements or...