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|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...
|Policyholders Need to Be Wary of Insurer Conduct Leading Them Into Suit Limitation Traps|
Tara C. Kowalski; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015A recent string of cases from Oregon to Connecticut addressing suit limitation provisions are a reminder of the numerous traps that surround such provisions and how insurer conduct can be misleading in those situations. Suit limitation provisions are the contractual equivalent of statutes of...
|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...
|Recent CFIUS Report Signals Longer Reviews, More Mitigation|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki, Lindsey Michelle Nelson, Bevin M.B. Newman; Jones Day;
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' ("CFIUS") recent annual report to Congress signals that the CFIUS review process may become a longer pole in the tent for corporate transactions involving the acquisition of sensitive U.S. businesses by foreign persons. Not only...
|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...
|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...
|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").
|Mexico's New Electricity Market Guidelines|
José A. Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Arturo de la Parra R.; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015On February 24, 2015, the Mexican Ministry of Energy submitted, to the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement (Comisión Federal de Mejora Regulatoria, "COFEMER"), draft Guidelines (the "Guidelines") to be implemented for Mexico's electricity market. The draft...
|Denbury Green Continues with Fact Questions Surrounding Condemnation|
Jason F. Leif, William R. Taylor, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015The Denbury Green case continues with a recent reversal by the Beaumont Court of Appeals. See Tex. Rice Land Partners, Ltd., v. Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas, LLC, No. 09-14-00176-CV, 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 1377 (Tex. App.—Beaumont February 12, 2015, no pet. h.). On February 12, 2015, the Court...
|Employee Stock Plans: Year-End International Reporting Requirements|
Shoshana E. Litt, Robert G. Marshall; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on December 2014This Commentary highlights some of the principal calendar and year-end reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide.