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|2015 Patent Reform Innovation Act (H.R. 9) and STRONG Patents Act (S. 632)|
Kelsey I. Nix, George N. Phillips, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 5, 2015, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte reintroduced the Innovation Act (H.R. 9), a bill substantially identical to his Innovation Act of 2013. The 2013 bill overwhelmingly passed the House by a 325-91 vote. However, like other patent reform bills proposed in the...
|Chinese Government Issues Opinions on Construction Industry Development and Reform|
Ashley M. Howlett, Gigi Yuen; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On 1 July 2014, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development ("MOHURD") of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") released a document entitled "Several Opinions on Promoting Development and Reform in the Construction Industry" (the "Opinions").
|Bankruptcy Sales: The Stalking Horse|
Brad B. Erens; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015Sales of assets pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code or pursuant to a plan of reorganization provide a number of benefits to a purchaser, but they also present a number of potential impediments, particularly to purchasers who are not familiar with the bankruptcy sale process. The benefits...
|Proposed Wellness Plan Legislation Responds to Lawsuits Filed by EEOC|
Eric S. Dreiband, Haley A. Wojdowski; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The United States House of Representatives' Education and the Workforce Committee will conduct a hearing on March 24, 2015 about the House version of a bill proposed to the Senate two weeks earlier—the "Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act" (S. 620) (H.R. 1189) (the...
|Securities Law Considerations in Cross-Border Restructurings|
Marie Elena Angulo, Pedro A. Jiménez, Jessica Mendoza; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015Non-U.S. companies in the process of restructuring debt that includes one or more series of U.S. bonds must ensure that their restructuring plan and any securities issued as part of such plan comply with the requirements of U.S. securities law, in particular the registration requirements of the...
|Protecting Your Hospital's Tax-Exempt Status: Compliance with the Affordable Care Act and Final IRS Section 501(r) Regulations|
Gerald M. Griffith, Catherine E. Livingston; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act") imposes four new requirements that Section 501(c)(3) "hospital organizations" operating "hospital facilities" must meet to keep their tax-exempt status.
|New UK Competition and Markets Authority Targets Local Markets|
Alan Davis, Matt Evans; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced it has reached a settlement agreement with an association of estate and lettings agents, three of its members, and a newspaper publisher regarding UK competition law breaches between 2005 and 2014. The enforcement action marks this...
|French Tax Update - Noteworthy Tax Courts Decisions and Draft Macron Law|
Nicolas Andre, Siamak Mostafavi, Alexios Theologitis; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The present French Tax Update will focus on (i) certain noteworthy tax courts decisions issued in the last months of 2014 and in the first months of 2015, and (ii) the so-called projet de loi Macron (Draft Macron Law) adopted by the Assemblée Nationale in February 2015 and now discussed by...
|U.S. FTC Revises Merger Challenge Rules: Automatic Stay of Administrative Litigation When Agency Loses Preliminary Injunction in Court|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Michael H. Knight, Paula W. Render, David P. Wales, Thomas D. York; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015One important procedural difference between merger challenges by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission is that FTC may challenge a non-consummated merger through both a district court preliminary injunction and administrative litigation (Part 3 adjudication). Recent...
|Recast Brussels I Regulation: The Abolition of Exequatur and the Amendment to Rules Relating to the Enforceability of Jurisdiction Clause|
Marie-Laure Cartier-Marraud, Anne-Laure Vincent; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The recast form of the Brussels I Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and Council of December 12, 2012 ("Brussels I Recast"), came into force on January 10,...