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|Singapore: Industrial Relations Act Amendments-More Options for Representation of Executives in the Workplace|
David P. Longstaff; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015Singapore has recently passed amendments to the Industrial Relations Act, which broaden the options available for representation of executives in the workplace to allow for representation by "rank-and-file" trade unions. The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2015 (the "Amendment...
|Mandatory Economic Survey: Impending Deadlines for all U.S. Companies with Foreign Affiliates and Branches|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki, Lindsey Michelle Nelson, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015Every five years, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis ("BEA"), conducts a benchmark survey of foreign direct investment ("FDI") activities of U.S. businesses. This survey is known as the BE-10. Much like the BE-13 Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in...
|Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC: Supreme Court Holds that Courts May Engage in Limited Review of EEOC Conciliation Efforts|
Eric S. Dreiband, Brian M. Jorgensen, Alison B. Marshall; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015On April 29, 2015, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that courts have authority to review whether the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has fulfilled its Title VII duty to attempt conciliation. Justice Elena Kagan's opinion clarified, however, that...
|Divided Federal Circuit Panel Stands by the Single Entity Rule for Direct Patent Infringement|
Gregory A. Castanias, Matthew J. Silveira, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015On May 13, 2015, in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc., a divided Federal Circuit panel again concluded that direct infringement liability of a method claim exists only "when all of the steps of the claim are performed by or attributed to a single entity."
|China: Public Opinions Sought on Draft Provisions of Mass Layoff of Enterprises|
Patrick Yu, Liming Yuan; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People's Republic of China published Provisions on Enterprise Mass Layoff (Draft for Comments) (the "Draft Provisions") on December 31, 2014, and requested the submission of public comments and opinions on the Draft Provisions by...
|District Court Holds Coal Companies Have Standing to Sue EPA for Failing to Evaluate Losses of Employment that May Result From Enforcement of the Clean Air Act|
Jane Borthwick Story; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On March 24, 2014, multiple coal companies filed suit against the Administrator of EPA in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. Murray Energy Corp. v. McCarthy, No. 5:14-CV-39. The plaintiffs alleged that EPA failed to comply with § 321(a) of the Clean...
|Loans Granted by Securitisation Vehicles—Consultation Paper of the Bank of Italy and Retention|
Francesco Squerzoni, Vinicio Trombetti; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015On March 6, 2015, the Bank of Italy published a consultation paper relating to the supervisory regulations for loans by securitisation vehicles incorporated under the Italian securitisation law.
|Japan: Enforcement of Act on Special Measures Concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge, Etc.|
Yusuke Hanada, Rika Sato; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On April 1, 2015, the Act on Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge, etc. (the "Act") came into force. The Act provides for certain exceptions to the "rule of conversion into indefinite-term contracts." This rule, contained in the Labor Contract...
|Global CEOs Write Open Letter to World Leaders Urging Concrete Climate Action|
Nick Faas; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On April 16, 2015, CEOs from 43 companies and 20 economic sectors, with operations in more than 150 countries and territories, published a letter urging world leaders to reach an ambitious climate deal at the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties 21 ("COP21") to be held...
|COMESA Amends Antitrust Rules Requiring Merger Filings in Eastern and Southern Africa|
Javade Chaudhri, Ashley M. Howlett, Francesco Liberatore, Weyinmi E. Popo, Johannes G. Zöttl; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015The COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) has announced new thresholds for determining whether a merger or acquisition transaction must be filed and obtain clearance through the CCC. COMESA is the 19-country Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), whose largest members are Egypt and...