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|Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk: Supreme Court Rules Time Spent at Security Checkpoint Not Compensable|
Michael J. Gray, Brian M. Jorgensen; Jones Day;
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 2014On December 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that the time employees spend waiting in security checkpoint lines after the end of their shifts does not constitute work or working time within the meaning of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Justice Clarence Thomas's decision in...
|P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Negotiations and Joint Plan of Action Extended Up To an Additional Seven Months|
Renato Antonini, Sean Thomas Boyce, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Paul C. Hines; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 24, 2014, the P5+1 (or, alternatively, E3+3) countries (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, and Russia) announced that ongoing negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear enrichment and development activities, along with sanctions relief agreed to by the United...
|China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Form of Investor-State Dispute Regime Remains Unclear|
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 17, 2014, China and Australia announced they had reached a Free Trade Agreement ("ChAFTA", the "Agreement"). The ChAFTA text has not been finalized, but that is expected in the coming months. At this stage, the public can only glean insights from the recently...
|Requesting a Motion for Reconsideration/Rehearing at the PTAB? What You Need to Know|
David B. Cochran, Geoffrey K. Gavin, Matthew W. Johnson, J. Jason Williams; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014New post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB" or the "Board") provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). Within these proceedings, the Board makes decisions that initiate...
|The Fast Australian Class Action Settlement|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014Inabu Pty Ltd, as trustee for the Alida Superannuation Fund, commenced a class action in the Federal Court of Australia against Leighton in relation to two major construction projects, the Brisbane Airport Link project (“BAL Project”) and the Victorian Desalination Plant project...
|Singapore as Asia's LNG Hub: The Road Ahead|
Satesh Kumar, Darren Murphy; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014In the last few months, there has been keen debate around Singapore’s vision and efforts to become Asia’s hub for trade in liquefied natural gas ("LNG"). This debate follows the most recent report from the International Energy Agency ("IEA") in 2013, which pointed...
|Recent Developments in Myanmar's New Telecommunications Law|
Francesco Liberatore, Kevin J. Murphy, William B. Saunders; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014With the adoption of Myanmar's new Telecommunications Law ("Telecoms Law") last year and the two incumbent operator licenses awarded, the country's telecommunications industry is evolving at a rapid pace. In order to give full effect to the new law, Myanmar is about to adopt new...
|2015 HHS OIG Work Plan Focuses on Payment Accuracy, Privacy Concerns, and Insurance Marketplaces|
Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, Heather M. O'Shea, Rebekah N. Plowman, Stephen G. Sozio, Heidi Ann Wendel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014On October 31, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 ("2015 Work Plan") to provide an annual summary of new and ongoing OIG audit activities related to HHS programs....
|Better Late Than Never: Claims Filed Years Late Did Not Waive Subordination Agreement Priorities or Warrant Equitable Subordination|
Joseph A. Florczak; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014The Bankruptcy Code dictates the priority of distributions to the holders of allowed secured and unsecured claims in accordance with various statutory priority schemes. However, the Bankruptcy Code also provides that consensual pre-bankruptcy agreements between or among creditors that prioritize...
|Nine Lessons From Detroit's Chapter 9 Case|
Corinne Ball, Bruce Bennett, Beth Heifetz, Heather Lennox, Evan Miller; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 7, 2014, Judge Steven Rhodes, the judge presiding over the City of Detroit's bankruptcy case, announced that he would confirm the City's proposed Plan of Adjustment (the "Plan"), including the creditor settlements contained within that Plan. A more detailed written opinion...