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|Aggressive U.S. FTC Enforcement of Invitation to Collude Cases in Full Swing after Guidance on Section 5 of the FTC Act|
Kathryn M. Fenton, Laura E. Malament, Geoffrey D. Oliver; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015Keep your friends close, but keep your competitors at a safe distance. Invitations to a competitor to collude - even if no agreement is formed - may generate an RSVP from the Federal Trade Commission to come visit their offices, often courtesy of the solicited competitor who snitched to the FTC....
|Antitrust Immunity for State Agencies Continues to Narrow|
Benjamin H. Cheng, Kenneth W. Field, Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Michael A. Gleason; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015In another court decision narrowing state action immunity, a federal district court in Texas has denied the Texas Medical Board's ("TMB") motion to dismiss an antitrust challenge to its new rules on telemedicine providers. Among other things, the TMB argued that it is immune from...
|UK Telecoms Regulator Adopts New Penalty Guidelines|
Francesco Liberatore; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator has adopted new guidelines setting out how it proposes to determine penalties that it may impose for violations of sector specific regulation, including the Communications Act.
|Mexico Announces First Deepwater Oil and Gas Auction|
Salvador Gallo, Francisco Pams, William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 2015On December 17, 2015, Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos-CNH) published the bid guidelines for the much-anticipated first auction of deepwater blocks. The fourth auction to take place under Mexico's Round One, CNH-R01-L04/2015 will consist of 10...
|Fifth Circuit Upholds Verdict Against Steel Manufacturer in Steel Distributors' Per Se Illegal Group Boycott|
Joseph M. Cardosi, Joshua L. Fuchs, Thomas R. Jackson, J. Bruce McDonald; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $156 million jury verdict against a U.S. Gulf Coast steel manufacturer accused of conspiring with distributors to "boycott" a new distributor by denying it access to steel. Even though the steel manufacturer was responding to pressure from...
|FDA Issues Three Major FSMA Final Rules|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Katherine M. Llewellyn, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015On November 13, 2015, FDA published three major Food Safety Modernization Act ("FSMA") rules. These final rules require food importers and producers to undertake systemic safety measures designed to prevent outbreaks of foodborne illness.
|Singapore High Court Provides Guidance on Stays of Arbitral Proceedings|
John Rainbird, Matthew J. Skinner; Jones Day;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 2015A recent decision of the Singapore High Court has clarified the circumstances in which it will order a stay of arbitral proceedings pending a challenge to the tribunal's jurisdiction.
|Brazilian Congress Amends Proposed Capital Gains Rate Increases in Medida Provisória N. 692|
S. Wade Angus, Marcello Hallake, Sanjiv K. Kapur, Luiz Felipe Noronha, Luis Riesgo; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015On September 22, 2015, the Brazilian federal government proposed a new rule—Medida Provisória n. 692/2015 ("MP 692")—increasing the income tax rates applicable to capital gains realized by certain taxpayers from a transfer or sale of assets or rights in Brazil. Medidas...
|A New Dawn for European Patents|
Emmanuel Baud, Gerd Jaekel, Alastair J. McCulloch, Christian Paul; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015The creation of a new European Unified Patent Court ("UPC") and a new patent with unitary effect ("Unitary Patent"), in which almost all member states of the European Union participate, is the most important change in the European patent system since the European Patent...
|Important New Principles Emerge from UK's First-Ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement and US DOJ Declination|
Adam R. Brown, Samir Kaushik, Glyn Powell, Sion Richards, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
December 30, 2015, previously published on December 2015The UK's first-ever deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") was concluded on 30 November 2015. This unprecedented resolution on which Jones Day acted and which also saw the first use of section 7 of the UK Bribery Act—failure to prevent bribery by employees or associated...