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|Y2K or Reverse Big Bang?|
Chris Ahern, Giles P. Elliott, Neil Ferguson, John Phillips, David A. Roberts; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016As the Millennium approached, concerns about computer systems malfunctions, and the possible impact of what became known as Y2K, grew to the point that nearly all large organisations had Y2K task forces and contingency plans. The history is well known. 1 January 2000 came and went, and the Y2K...
|Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Releases FAQs on Diligence Procedures for Beneficial Owners of Accounts|
William M. (Will) Atherton, Henry Klehm, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Ralph F. (Chip) MacDonald, C. Hunter Wiggins; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016On July 19, 2016, the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), issued its Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions ("FAQs"). The FAQs provide useful guidance for financial institutions'...
|Chinese Enterprises to Maintain Oil Reserves for National Use|
Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Dirk P. Walker, Dina J. Yin; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016China's National Energy Administration's ("NEA") Regulation of National Oil Reserves (Draft) was issued on May 31, 2016. Ten years in the making, this proposed regulation signals the first time that the Chinese government may require enterprises to maintain a 10 percent reserve of crude...
|Publicized Dawn Raid Evidences Australia's Vigorous Approach to Antitrust Investigations|
Prudence Smith, Nicolas Taylor; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016A dawn raid on a high-profile target conducted last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) highlights this enforcer's recent aggressiveness in investigations. Use of such powerful tools to collect evidence is part of Australia's recent strategy on criminal prosecution of...
|Partial Amendments to the "Guidelines Concerning Distribution Systems and Business Practices Under the Antimonopoly Act"|
Hiroyuki Fujimoto, Harukuni Ito, Yuichiro Mori, John C. Roebuck, Shinya Watanabe; Jones Day;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 2016On May 28, 2016, the Japan Fair Trade Commission announced that it had concluded its draft of the partial amendments to the "Guidelines Concerning Distribution Systems and Business Practices Under the Antimonopoly Act" ("Distribution Guidelines"). The amendments are based on the...
|ITC Issues Exclusion Order Despite Final PTAB Decision Finding Asserted Claims Unpatentable|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, David M. (Dave) Maiorana; Jones Day;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 2016On July 20, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") issued a Notice in Certain Three-Dimensional Cinema Systems and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-939, clarifying the effect of inter partes review ("IPR") proceedings on Section 337 investigations. The ITC...
|Mexico Enacts New Anti-Corruption Laws|
Theodore T. (Ted) Chung, Karen P. Hewitt, Guillermo E. Larrea, Bertha Alicia Ordaz-Avilés, Cristina Pérez Soto; Jones Day;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 2016On July 18, 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto approved the laws of Mexico's new National Anti-Corruption System, declaring that he is "more than committed to combating corruption, hence the importance of the system." The objective of the National Anti-Corruption System is...
|Federal Circuit Decision Clarifies Application of On-Sale Bar to Third-Party Manufacturers and Suppliers|
Gregory A. (Greg) Castanias, Anthony M. Insogna, Randy Kay, Greg Lanier, David M. (Dave) Maiorana; Jones Day;
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016On July 11, 2016, in The Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc., the Federal Circuit issued a rare unanimous en banc opinion addressing the circumstances under which a patentee's manufacturing and supply agreements with a third-party contractor could trigger the on-sale bar under 35 U.S.C. §...
|New Equity Disclosure Rules for Italian Listed Companies|
Stefano Crosio, Carlo Mecella, Massimo Tesei; Jones Day;
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016On November 25, 2015 and on May 30, 2016, the Italian securities market regulator, Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (“CONSOB”), announced certain amendments to CONSOB Regulation No. 11971 of May 14, 1999, related to the regulatory framework applicable to issuers of...
|European Union's Conundrum Over Chinese Market Economy Status|
Renato Antonini, Byron Maniatis, Eva Monard; Jones Day;
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016The European Union must make a call on what could be one of its most significant policy decisions in the coming years. Whereas the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations with the United States have caught the public's eye, EU trade policymakers appear to be more preoccupied...