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|FDA Deputy Commissioner: Agency Focusing on Coordinated Food Safety and Specialized Inspectors|
Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Stephanie L. Resnik, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 2014FDA continues to pursue a modern approach to food safety, as the agency adds specialized inspectors and develops new policies under the Food Safety Modernization Act. Mike Taylor, FDA's deputy commissioner for food, addressed a group of produce industry leaders earlier this month at the United...
|“Ban the Box”: A Discussion of State and Local Laws Restricting Inquiries into an Applicant’s Criminal History|
Fred W. Alvarez, Eric S. Dreiband, Brian M. Jorgensen, Alison B. Marshall; Jones Day;
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 2014Over the last several weeks New Jersey, Illinois, the District of Columbia, and San Francisco have joined the ranks of states and local governments across the country that have adopted so-called "ban the box" laws or ordinances. Generally, these rules prevent employers from asking about...
|Federal Court Relaxes Requirements for Australian Class Actions|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 2014Ms Gray commenced two class actions related to the provision of consumer credit by Cash Converters franchises through "personal loan" and "cash advance" contracts. The respondents are alleged to have engaged in unconscionable conduct in contravention of s 12CB(1) of the...
|Recent Enforcement Highlights Importance of Antitrust Compliance in China|
Sébastien J. Evrard, Peter J. Wang, Yizhe Zhang; Jones Day;
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 2014Chinese antitrust authorities have been particularly active in the past month and have orchestrated several highly publicized “dawn raids” of international companies, including Microsoft, Accenture and a German luxury car manufacturer, for alleged potential antitrust violations. Recent...
|Royal Decree Regulates Temporary Incapacity Procedures in Spain|
Jesús Gimeno, Javier Gutiérrez Ponce; Jones Day;
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 2014Published in Spain's Official State Bulletin on July 18 and effective September 1, Royal Decree 625/2014 introduces significant changes to procedures relating to temporary incapacity, or sick leave, benefits during the first 365 days of a worker's incapacity. The Royal Decree is designed to prevent...
|Amendment to Trademark Act of Japan - New Marks, Including Color Marks and Sound Marks, Can Be Protected|
Rika Hashimoto, Michiru Takahashi; Jones Day;
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 2014After much debate over several years, the Trademark Act of Japan (Act No. 127 of April 13, 1959) has been amended to finally allow registration of nontraditional marks such as color and sound. Although nontraditional marks such as color, sound, motion, hologram, and position marks are not...
|SAFE's New Circular 37 Enhances and Facilitates Round-Trip Investment Registration in PRC|
Patrick H. Hu, H. John Kao, Ian M. Liao, Jessie Chenghui Tang, Liming Yuan; Jones Day;
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 2014On July 14, 2014, China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange ("SAFE") issued the Notice on Relevant Issues concerning Foreign Exchange Administration for Domestic Residents Engaging in Overseas Financing and Investing through Round-Trip Investment via Special Purpose Companies...
|FDA, Industry Group Announce Initiatives to Revamp Safety Assessments of Food Ingredients and Other Products|
Jonathan Berman, Matthew R. Bowles, Colleen Heisey, Mark Mansour, Emily K. Strunk; Jones Day;
September 8, 2014, previously published on September 2013Last month, FDA and the Grocery Manufacturers Association ("GMA") separately announced new initiatives aimed at improving industry and governmental safety assessments of food and other regulated products—all at a time when the food additive market is experiencing significant growth.
|Third Circuit Rejects Presumption of Irreparable Harm in Lanham Act Cases|
Jessica D. Bradley, John G. Froemming, Candice M. Reder, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
September 3, 2014, previously published on August 2014In a precedential decision issued this week, Ferring Pharmaceuticals v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in rejecting the presumption of irreparable harm for plaintiffs seeking a preliminary injunction in Lanham Act false advertising...
|Framework for Amendment to Japan's Personal Information Protection Act|
Michiru Takahashi; Jones Day;
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 2014On June 24, 2014, Japan’s Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunication Network Society (“IT Strategy Headquarters”) within the Cabinet Office announced its “Policy Outline of the Institutional Revision for Utilization of Personal...