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|P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Negotiations and Joint Plan of Action Extended Up To an Additional Seven Months|
Renato Antonini, Sean Thomas Boyce, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Paul C. Hines; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 24, 2014, the P5+1 (or, alternatively, E3+3) countries (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, and Russia) announced that ongoing negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear enrichment and development activities, along with sanctions relief agreed to by the United...
|China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Form of Investor-State Dispute Regime Remains Unclear|
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 17, 2014, China and Australia announced they had reached a Free Trade Agreement ("ChAFTA", the "Agreement"). The ChAFTA text has not been finalized, but that is expected in the coming months. At this stage, the public can only glean insights from the recently...
|Requesting a Motion for Reconsideration/Rehearing at the PTAB? What You Need to Know|
David B. Cochran, Geoffrey K. Gavin, Matthew W. Johnson, J. Jason Williams; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014New post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB" or the "Board") provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). Within these proceedings, the Board makes decisions that initiate...
|The Fast Australian Class Action Settlement|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014Inabu Pty Ltd, as trustee for the Alida Superannuation Fund, commenced a class action in the Federal Court of Australia against Leighton in relation to two major construction projects, the Brisbane Airport Link project (“BAL Project”) and the Victorian Desalination Plant project...
|Luxembourg Leaks: Potential Risks to Companies Whose Luxembourg Tax Rulings Have Been Released to the Public|
Lodewijk P.W. Berger, Thomas Jestaedt, Scott M. Levine, Howard M. Liebman, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014This week, the so-called "International Consortium of Investigative Journalists" ("ICIJ"), on its website, leaked a total of 548 tax rulings that multinational companies obtained in Luxembourg in the period from 2002 to 2010.
|Mexican President Peña Promulgates Regulations to the Secondary Laws of the Energy Reform|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William Prescott Mills, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Pursuant to the transitory articles of the Secondary Laws to Mexico's Energy Reform, enacted on August 11, 2014, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has announced the issuance of a series of clarifying Regulations, with an effective date of October 31, 2014 (the "Regulations").
|New York Puts Assets in Foreign Bank Branches Beyond the Reach of Judgment Creditors|
Lee A. Armstrong, Sevan Ogulluk; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Two weeks ago, the New York Court of Appeals issued a decision of great importance to global financial institutions. For the first time, the state's highest court confirmed that New York common law prevents a court from freezing a civil judgment debtor's assets held in foreign bank accounts....
|FDA Voices Privacy Concerns and Promotes Medical Device Cybersecurity with New Guidance, Collaborative Information-Sharing|
Laurie A. Clarke, Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Colleen Heisey, Kevin D. Lyles, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Cybersecurity of medical devices poses unique challenges for industry and regulators, because of potential risks in device malfunction, disruption of medical care, and compromised patient data, as well as the challenge of balancing countervailing needs, such as patient safety and ensuring that...
|In Search of the Meaning of "Unreasonably Small Capital" in Constructively Fraudulent Transfer Avoidance Litigation|
Mark G. Douglas, Jane Rue Wittstein; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014The meaning of "unreasonably small capital" in the context of constructively fraudulent transfer avoidance litigation is not spelled out in the Bankruptcy Code. As a result, bankruptcy courts have been called upon to fashion their own definitions of the term. Nonetheless, the courts that...
|Industrial Disputes More Likely as Prime Minister Increases Pressure on Corrupt Trade Unions|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The tradition of new Australian federal governments making widespread legislative changes to labour law upon winning power seemed to have been broken in 2013: the newly elected Prime Minister Tony Abbott had already declared that the labour policies of the previous Liberal government were...