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|Supreme Court Upends Law of Treble Damages in Patent Cases|
Gregory A. (Greg) Castanias, Randy Kay, Greg Lanier, David M. (Dave) Maiorana, Kelsey I. Nix; Jones Day;
June 23, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 13, 2016, the United States Supreme Court dealt the Federal Circuit another reversal on an issue of law fundamental to patent infringement litigation. Prior to the Court's decision in Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., No. 14-1513 (which was consolidated for decision with...
|Third Time's a Charm for Net Neutrality: D.C. Circuit Upholds FCC's Reclassification of Broadband|
Michael B. Hazzard, Bruce A. Olcott, Preston N. Thomas; Jones Day;
June 23, 2016, previously published on June 2016After seven years and three tries, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") appears to have found the winning combination for a defensible net neutrality policy. In a sweeping 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the 2015 "Open Internet...
|Federal Bank Regulators Propose New Long-Term Liquidity Standards|
Lisa M. Ledbetter, Courtney Lyons Snyder; Jones Day;
June 23, 2016, previously published on June 2016The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("Board"), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC"), and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") (collectively, the "Agencies") each recently released a joint proposed rule, Net Stable...
|European Antitrust Enforcers Move on Holders of Big Data|
Thomas Jestaedt; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016Recent months have seen a surge of new initiatives by European antitrust enforcers applying competition law rules to holders and processors of "big data." Big data often is described as the accumulation of a significant volume of different types of data, produced at high speed from...
|Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuits by Plaintiffs Who Cannot Show "Real" Injury|
Darren K. Cottriel, Meir Feder, Daniel J. (Dan) McLoon, Brian J. Murray, John A. Vogt; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, a closely watched case addressing whether federal lawsuits can be filed by plaintiffs who have suffered no concrete injury aside from the violation of a federal statute. The case is of particular interest to...
|U.S. Supreme Court Holds that "Actual Fraud" Discharge Bar Encompasses Fraudulent Transfers|
Shay Dvoretzky, Emily J. Kennedy; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz, No. 15-145, holding that the "actual fraud" bar to discharge under section 523(a)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code encompasses an individual debtor's knowing receipt of fraudulently transferred...
|Australian Class Action Settlements Declined Due to Substantial Detriment to Class Members|
John Emmerig, Joshua Kang, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016The applicants and class members were investors in forestry plantation managed investment schemes that failed. Originally three inter-related class actions were commenced on 22 December 2011 in relation to schemes from 2007, 2008 and 2009. In one proceeding, the claims were made against the two...
|Congress Passes Measure to Facilitate the Reduction of Duties on Certain Imports|
Laura Fraedrich, Chase D. Kaniecki, Christopher M. Tipler; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 11, 2016, Congress passed the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 ("Act"). The Act reforms the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill ("MTB") process, pursuant to which Congress suspends or reduces tariffs on merchandise imported into the United States. While measures...
|U.S. Further Lifts Limits on Transactions Incident to Exports to and from Burma (Myanmar)|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On May 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced the first significant amendments to its Burmese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 537 ("BSR"), since February 2013. Specifically, OFAC announced that, effective on May...
|Deciphering Sikkelee: Implications for Aviation Claims and Product Manufacturers|
Tarah E. Ackerman, Kevin D. Boyce, Erin L. Burke, John D. Goetz, Devin A. Winklosky; Jones Day;
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016On April 19, 2016, the Third Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corp. et al. Aviation product manufacturers had hoped the opinion, which considered whether the Federal Aviation Act ("Act") and Federal Aviation Act ("FAA") regulations...