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|Singapore's Data Protection Law|
Elaine Ho, Sushma Jobanputra, Anita Leung, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014Vast amounts of personal data are collected from or about individuals every day, and then used and transferred by organizations. In response to this growing trend and concerns regarding how such personal data is used, Singapore recently introduced the Personal Data Protection Act (Act 26 of 2012)...
|What Litigation Funders Need to Know in the Wake of the Costs Judgment in Excalibur Ventures vs. Texas Keystone Inc. and Ors|
Stephen J. Pearson, Roy A. Powell, Daniel Travers; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on November 2014On October 23, 2014, in a decision that has major ramifications for the litigation funding market in the UK and overseas, the English Commercial Court ruled that the third parties that had funded the unsuccessful litigation brought by brass-plate Delaware corporation Excalibur Ventures LLC should...
|Antitrust Alert: German Federal Court of Justice Clarifies Limits of No-Poaching Agreements under German Commercial Law|
Johannes G. Zöttl; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two companies not to "poach" each others’ employees as violating the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch, "HGB")....
|Italy’s New Rules for Listed Small and Mid Caps and Other Changes Relevant to Listed Issuers|
Stefano Crosio, Sara Rizzon; Jones Day;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 2014The Italian Council of Ministers enacted Law Decree No. 91 of June 24, 2014 (the “Law Decree”), which introduced new measures aimed at ensuring the country’s future sustainability and growth. As part of such new measures, the Law Decree introduced significant changes to certain...
|First-Ever Class Action Filed in France|
Ozan Akyurek, Clemence de Perthuis; Jones Day;
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 2014On October 1, 2014, the French accredited consumer association UFC-Que Choisir filed the first class action (action de groupe) in France. This action was filed against FONCIA, a company specialized in residential property management and real estate services, on the same day class action lawsuits...
|EU Disclosure Requirements for Structured Finance Instruments|
John Ahern, Neil J. Hamilton, Ulf Kreppel, Drew Salvest, Michelle Taylor; Jones Day;
October 23, 2014, previously published on October 2014The European Commission has adopted a final regulation that sets out wide-ranging disclosure requirements for structured finance instruments ("SFIs") in circumstances where the issuer, originator or sponsor is established in the European Union ("EU").
|The Netherlands to Expand its Fiscal Unity Regime to Second-Tier Subsidiaries and Sister Companies Following EU Court of Justice Ruling|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014On June 12, 2014, the EU Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled in two joint cases that the Dutch fiscal unity regime infringes on the EU freedom of establishment, because it does not allow a fiscal unity between (i) a Dutch resident parent company and its second-tier Dutch resident subsidiary...
|OIG Seeks Comment on Recently Published Proposed Rule Expanding Anti-Kickback Safe Harbors|
Lynsey Morris Barron, Richard H. Deane, Gerald M. Griffith, Rebekah N. Plowman, Stephen G. Sozio; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014The federal Anti-Kickback Statute ("AKS") criminalizes the solicitation or payment of remuneration in order to induce business that is reimbursable under the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs, such as kickbacks, bribes, and certain rebates. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
|Arbitration for One is Not Arbitration for All: Sixth Circuit Allows Lawsuit Against Indirect Parties Following Consolidated Arbitration|
Scott W. Cowan, Taylor L. Freeman, Kent W. Lindsay, Andrew D. Ness, Stephen V. O'Neal; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit allowed a subcontractor's lawsuit against design professionals to proceed even though all parties had previously participated in a consolidated arbitration proceeding over the same issues. W.J. O'Neil Co. v. Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson...
|EPA Proposes to Eliminate Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction Affirmative Defenses Under Clean Air Act|
Jane K. Murphy, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014The United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed on September 5, 2014 to prohibit excess emissions during periods of startup, shutdown, or malfunction ("SSM") in State Implementation Plans ("SIPs") under the Clean Air Act ("CAA"). EPA...