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|UAE Competition Law Update: Consequences for M&A Transactions in the UAE|
Eric J. Milne; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 2015The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") recently introduced its competition law: Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 ("Competition Law"). In February 2013, we published a Commentary on this law, noting that it was the first of its kind to regulate anticompetitive behavior and monopoly practices...
|Understanding “Fines and Penalties Coverage” Under Cyber Insurance|
John E. Iole; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015A wide variety of regulatory authorities, both public and private, assert jurisdiction over some aspect of data privacy, data security, and network vulnerability. Here, we address some of the common issues that arise in the context of fines and penalties imposed by governmental authorities as a...
|Recap of House Subcommittee Hearing on Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015—H.R. 870|
Bruce Bennett, Scott J. Greenberg, Beth Heifetz, Dan T. Moss; Jones Day;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 26, 2015, testimony was presented to the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law (the "Subcommittee") regarding H.R. 870, the "Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015" ("H.R. 870"). This Commentary...
|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").
|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...
|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...
|U.S. Sanctions Update: New Sanctions Program Creates Risks for Companies Doing Business with Venezuela|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Chase David Kaniecki, Lindsey Michelle Nelson; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 9, 2015, President Obama signed the Executive Order Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela, declaring the current situation in Venezuela a threat to national security and imposing sanctions on certain Venezuelan military and...
|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...
|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...
|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.