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|OFAC and BIS Issue Revised Cuba Regulations|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Paul C. Hines, Johanna Oliver Rousseaux; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a historic shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba and pledged that in the coming months, the United States would reestablish diplomatic relations and ease certain aspects of its long-standing trade embargo against Cuba. Last week, the United...
|Expecting the Unexpected: How to Prepare for, Respond to, and Survive a Search Warrant|
Shireen M. Becker, Caitlin A. Bell; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015It is a company's worst nightmare. Out of the blue, government agents appear at the reception desk armed with a search warrant, demanding access to company emails, files, and other proprietary data. Employees soon notice and become increasingly anxious and agitated as agents comb through their...
|Supreme Court Alters Appellate Review of Patent Claim Construction|
Gregory A. Castanias, Calvin P. Griffith, Tharan Gregory Lanier, Sasha Mayergoyz; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015This morning, in Teva Pharms. USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., a divided Supreme Court held that while most district court rulings on claim construction will continue to be subject to de novo review, "underlying factual dispute[s]" relating to claim construction should be reviewed for clear...
|Procedures for the Administration of Arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules|
Phillip Georgiou, Ashley M. Howlett, Robert L. Thomson; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") has introduced the new HKIAC Procedures for the Administration of Arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (the "New Procedures"), effective as of January 1, 2015. The New Procedures provide one system that...
|Opportunities in Oil Financing and Investment: Meeting the Industry's Capital Needs in Challenging Times|
Isaac Griesbaum, Kit Rockhill, Omar Samji; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015With crude oil prices tumbling nearly 60 percent since June 2014 to near six-year lows, the decline in energy company stocks alone has erased more than $263 billion in market value. Oil companies and investors alike are scrambling to adjust to lower oil prices. Oil producers in particular are in...
|President Obama Continues Push on Cybersecurity|
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Katherine S. Ritchey, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 13, 2015, President Obama spoke to attendees of the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection held at Stanford University. Calling the digital world a "sort of Wild Wild West," Obama and many corporate representatives announced developments intended to...
|FINRA and SEC Issue Cybersecurity Reports Identifying Common Industry Practices|
Kyle T. Barrett, Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015New reports by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") and the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") highlight the increased regulatory focus in the financial sector on cybersecurity. Both reports merit industry attention.
|ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 Issues Final Report and Recommendations|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January/February 2015After nearly three years of study and 16 public field hearings, a commission established by the American Bankruptcy Institute (the "ABI Commission") to study the reform of chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code issued its Final Report and Recommendations on December 8, 2014 (the...
|SEC Proposes Disclosure Regarding Hedging Policies|
Bradley C. Brasser, Boris Dolgonos, Charles T. Haag, J. Eric Maki, W. Stuart Ogg; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 2015On February 9, 2015, the SEC issued a proposing release to implement certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"). This proposed rule will require companies to disclose whether employees and directors are permitted to or prohibited...
|The Bitter and Sweet of the Wal-Mart/Comcast/Halliburton Triumvirate: More Grounds for Defeating Class Certification, But More Exposure to Discovery|
Noah Ryan Litton, Chad A. Readler; Jones Day;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 2015Corporate litigants are still celebrating recent United States Supreme Court victories by defendants in high-profile class-action cases. As they should. After all, the trio of cases, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, and Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., mark a...