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|Conditional Pricing Practices in the U.S. Spotlight|
Kathryn M. Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald, David P. Wales; Jones Day;
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 2014On June 23, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) hosted a one day workshop to explore the economic and legal implications of conditional pricing practices such as loyalty discounts, market share...
|European Bail-Ins - Austria Next?|
Ferdinand Mason, Lucas J. Moore, Stephen J. Pearson, Daniel Travers; Jones Day;
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 2014The European drive toward bail-ins continues unabated. So too does the increasing uncertainty for investors in European financial institutions, for whom the bail-in concept raises the spectre of the effective loss of their investments by way of contribution to any rescue. Investors in Austria's...
|The Fight Against Cybercrime: A Major Issue for European Companies|
Emmanuel Baud, Bénédicte Graulle; Jones Day;
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 2014The fight against cybercrime constitutes an economic and legal challenge for companies. The digital revolution and the development of new technologies have significantly increased the risks to which companies are now exposed. Furthermore, the amount of damages caused by cyberattacks has literally...
|EuroResource-Deals and Debt|
Corinne Ball, Veerle Roovers; Jones Day;
July 11, 2014, previously published on June 2014For the benefit of our clients and friends investing in European distressed opportunities, our European Network is sharing some current developments.
|Utility Regulatory Group v. EPA: U.S. Supreme Court Stops EPA's Rewrite of the Clean Air Act|
Daniella A. Einik, Kevin P. Holewinski, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 2014In its third encounter with greenhouse gas emissions in the context of the Clean Air Act, the United States Supreme Court, in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, No. 12-1146, 573 U.S. &under;&under;&under;&under; (June 23, 2014) ("UARG"), reinforced bedrock separation of powers...
|FERC Acts to Ensure that Utility Cost-Based Rates Include an Adequate Return on Equity|
James C. Beh, Kenneth B. Driver, Matthew R. McGuire, Kevin J. McIntyre, William Weaver; Jones Day;
July 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014In June, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") issued Opinion No. 531, which details three significant changes to the way FERC determines the rate of return on equity ("ROE") in public utility rate cases. First, FERC modified its...
|Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer: Supreme Court Rejects "Presumption of Prudence" for Stock Drop Cases|
M. Travis DeHaven, Daniel C. Hagen, Alan S. Miller, Evan Miller, Sara R. Pikofsky; Jones Day;
July 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014On June 25, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, a decision that had been highly anticipated by the ERISA bar. The question before the Court was whether the so-called Moench presumption of prudence applied to a motion to dismiss. Rather than...
|EU Commission Adopts Revised Safe Harbor Rules for Minor Agreements and Provides Guidance on "By Object" Restrictions of Competition|
Bernard E. Amory, Serge Clerckx, Yvan N. Desmedt, Karl Stas, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
July 9, 2014, previously published on July 2014The European Commission has published revised safe harbor rules for agreements that are not deemed to appreciably restrict competition. This is the so-called "De Minimis Notice," the first version of which dates back to 2001. At the same time, the Commission also published guidance on the...
|Supreme Court Invalidates NLRB Recess Appointments|
Joshua Grossman; Jones Day;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014In a decisive victory for Jones Day client Noel Canning, today the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that President Obama's three January 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB" or "Board") were unconstitutional under the Recess...
|United States Patent and Trademark Office Cancels "Disparaging" REDSKINS Trademark Registrations|
John G. Froemming, Charlotte K. Murphy, Anna E. Raimer, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") issued an order on June 18 directing that six trademark registrations for REDSKINS owned by Pro-Football, Inc. ("Pro-Football") be cancelled. In a precedential decision, the TTAB granted the petition to cancel six trademark...