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|D.C. Circuit's Invalidation of NLRB Appointments May Affect the CFPB|
January 30, 2013, previously published on January 2013On January 25, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that President Obama's three "recess" appointments to the National Labor Relations Board ("the NLRB") on January 4, 2012 were unconstitutional. See Noel Canning v. Nat'l Labor...
|Shifting Sands in Class Action Litigation|
John D. Hanify, Jason C. Weida; Jones Day;
January 30, 2013, previously published on January 2013Last November 5, the Supreme Court Justices spent the morning listening to two important class action cases that may offer the opportunity for the Court to impose stricter standards for the certification of class actions.
|U.S. Regulatory Action Items For Investment Advisers (2013)|
January 28, 2013, previously published on January 2013Of course, a new year brings not only (the potential for keeping) New Year’s resolutions, but also a new set of obligations and undertakings for many investment advisers. We have outlined in Part I herein some of these obligations for exempt reporting advisers (i.e., those relying on the...
|Mexican Tax Reform for 2013|
Rodrigo Gómez, Luis Rodrigo Salinas; Jones Day;
January 28, 2013, previously published on Janaury 2013On January 1, 2013, the Income Law for the Mexican Federation (hereinafter, the "ILF") for 2013 entered into force. As it does every year, in addition to setting out an estimate of the revenue that the Mexican state should receive during the forthcoming fiscal year, the ILF contemplates a...
|European Union Court Of Justice's Decision In The "ONEL/OMEL" Case - How Much Use Is "Genuine"?|
Marc F-X Groebl, Ulrich Mehler; Jones Day;
January 28, 2013, previously published on January 2013The European Court of Justice, recently renamed the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU"), released on December 19, 2012 its much anticipated decision in the case Leno Merken BV v. Hagelkruis Beheer BV (Case C-149/11, "ONEL/OMEL"). The issue in the case is whether...
|English Courts Dismiss Interest Rate Swap Misselling Claim FSA-Imposed Review of Sale of Interest Rate Hedging Products Continues|
John Ahern, Christopher Braithwaite, Frédéric Gros, Jayant W. Tambe; Jones Day;
January 28, 2013, previously published on January 2013In 2011, the Claimants in John Green and another v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (21 December 2012), who carried on business in partnership, found themselves in a fix. They had entered into a swap in 2005 to protect themselves against interest rate rises on loans for the purchase of property, and...
|California’s Cap-and-Trade Program for Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Key Regulatory Developments and Judicial Challenges|
Thomas M. Donnelly, Charles M. Hungerford, Sarah Rauh; Jones Day;
January 28, 2013, previously published on January 2013The California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) has been busy adopting and implementing regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in California, as required by California’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, commonly referred to as AB 32. Cal. Health & Safety Code...
|U.S. Merger Notification and Interlocking Directorates Thresholds Announced for 2013|
Bevin M.B. Newman, Tom D. Smith, Pamela L. Taylor; Jones Day;
January 17, 2013, previously published on January 2013Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission announced the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Act thresholds that will apply to transactions closing on or after February 11, 2013. The Commission also announced revised jurisdictional thresholds that trigger the prohibition on interlocking directorates...
|U.S. DOJ Challenge to Consummated Transaction Highlights Danger of Bad Documents|
Kathryn M. Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald, Paula W. Render, Craig A. Waldman; Jones Day;
January 16, 2013, previously published on January 2013The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit challenging a June 2012 transaction combining two providers of product rating and review platforms (PRR platforms) used to collect and display consumer-generated online product feedback. This lawsuit highlights how merging parties'...
|Adding More Strings to the Bow: The 2012 Amendments to China's Civil Procedure Law|
Ashley M. Howlett, Sonny Payne; Jones Day;
January 15, 2013, previously published on January 2013In August 2012, the People's Republic of China ("PRC") enacted amendments to its Civil Procedure Law ("CPL"). These amendments (collectively referred to as the "2012 Amendments") came into force on January 1, 2013 and are the most extensive amendments made to the CPL...