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|Argentina—The Long-Running Dispute over the Payment of Argentina’s Sovereign Debt Has Been Particularly Active in Recent Weeks and Months.|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
October 15, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014On June 30, 2014, Latin America’s third-largest economy failed to make a scheduled $539 million payment to bondholders after U.S. District Court judge Thomas Griesa ruled that the payment could not be made unless holdout bondholders from restructurings in 2005 and 2010 were also paid. Under...
|European Commission’s Broad Dawn Raid Powers Affirmed, but "Reasonable Grounds" for Suspecting an Infringement Required|
Bernard E. Amory, Cecelia Kye; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the expansive geographic reach of a European Commission dawn raid decision in the electric cables cartel investigations. Nexans, one of ten companies being investigated, had argued that the geographic scope was overbroad and provided an insufficiently...
|Petition and Motion Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board|
Glen C. Cheng, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Lynda Q. Nguyen; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ushered in a new era of administrative trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") in connection with inter partes review ("IPR"), postgrant review, the transitional program for covered business method patents, and derivation...
|FTC Amends Fred Meyer Guides, but Just a Little|
Thomas Demitrack, Kathryn M. Fenton; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on October 2014The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved final amendments to its so-called "Fred Meyer Guides," which offer guidance to manufacturers, wholesalers, and other sellers on to how to provide advertising allowances and other promotional payments and services to retailers in compliance...
|Shellshock, the Perfect 10 Exploit: Easy to Use, Devastating Impact|
Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014A new bug, dubbed "Shellshock," which affects software used in computer systems worldwide, came to light last week. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team ("US-CERT"), "[t]his vulnerability is classified by...
|Private Investment in Mexican Natural Resources|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 2014A hallmark of the constitutional amendments of December 20, 2013, is the opening of the Mexican oil and gas sector to private participation. The National Hydrocarbons Commission (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, "CNH") now has the authority and ability to grant licenses and to...
|Italian Government Proposes Civil Justice System Reforms|
Margherita Magillo, Giulio Novellini, Lamberto Schiona; Jones Day;
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 2014The Italian government has enacted a Decree containing urgent measures to reform the Italian civil judicial system and to deal with the backlog of pending cases. Published in the Italian Official Gazette on September 12, 2014, the Decree officially entered into force on September 13, 2014. Within...
|Treasury Department and IRS Issue Long-Awaited Inversion Guidance|
Lester W. Droller, Andrew M. Eisenberg, Andrew M. Levine, Robert A. Profusek, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 2014On September 22, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS issued long-awaited inversion guidance in the form of Notice 2014-52. The Notice sets forth rules that are generally effective for acquisitions completed on or after September 22, 2014, and will be included in regulations that will be...
|Australia Competition Authorities Enforce Information Gathering Power|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg, Prudence J. Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 2014The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has the authority to bring enforcement actions against cartels, agreements restraining competition, and abuse of dominance, as well as responsibilities relating to consumer protection, regulation (such as telecommunications),and the informal...
|German Federal Court of Justice Clarifies "Opt-in" Rules Under the German Bonds Act|
Olaf Benning, Volker Kammel, Ulf Kreppel, Claudia Leyendecker, Karsten Müller-Eising; Jones Day;
September 24, 2014, previously published on September 2014On September 15, 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) published a landmark decision clarifying that holders of bonds issued prior to August 5, 2009, under the old German Bonds Act of 1899 may opt in to, and take advantage of the benefits of, the provisions of the new German...