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|Italian Lending Market Finally Opens to Nonbanking Lenders|
Alessandro Corno, Marco Lombardi, Francesco Squerzoni; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 2015Concluding a process started during the summer of 2014, the Italian legislature has completed a set of measures governing direct lending by nonbanking institutions. As a result, Italian/European Union ("EU") insurance companies, alternative investment funds, and securitization vehicles...
|U.S. Government Authorizes Sanctions Related to Malicious Cyber-Related Activities, Encourages Telecom Investment in Cuba|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 2015The U.S. government has taken steps in recent weeks to impose sanctions on individuals and entities posing a uniquely 21st century threat, while strengthening ties to a 20th century foe. On April 1, 2015, President Obama authorized the imposition of sanctions on individuals and entities involved in...
|State Regulators Propose New Prudential Standards for Nonbank Mortgage Servicers|
David E. Conroy, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Matthew A. Martel, Lawrence K. Nesbitt, Howard F. Sidman; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 2015On March 25, 2015, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors ("CSBS") and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators ("AARMR") issued for a 90-day public comment period a proposed set of baseline prudential regulatory standards for nonbank mortgage servicers and...
|HHS Announces Next Generation ACO Model of Payment and Care Delivery|
Thomas E. Dutton, Scott A. Edelstein, David W. Grauer, Calvin P. Griffith, Todd P. Kelly; Jones Day;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015On March 10, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model (“Next Gen ACO Model”), a new initiative sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (“CMS”)...
|Defining the Bounds of the Public Disclosure Bar and the Scope of "News Media"|
Eric P. Berlin, Heather M. O'Shea, Allyson C. Spacht; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 2015On March 3, 2015, a court in the Southern District of Texas granted a defendant pharmaceutical company's motion for summary judgment on claims brought under the False Claims Act for alleged false claims made through various government programs, including Medicaid and Medicare, for reimbursement for...
|Newly Updated Renewable Energy Program in Algeria|
Denis Bandet, Javade Chaudhri, Etienne Dinner, Fabien Hecquet, Laurent Vandomme; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 2015On February 24, 2015, Algeria's Minister of Energy announced the adoption of Algeria's updated development program for renewable energies. The program increases the targeted installed capacity from renewable sources by 2030 from 12 gigawatts ("GW") to 22 GW, with a view to diversifying...
|PayPal, Schlumberger Holdings Enforcement Actions Highlight Need for Effective Implementation of Compliance Programs|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015Recent enforcement actions against PayPal, Inc. ("PayPal") and Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. ("Schlumberger Holdings") serve as a reminder to all companies subject to U.S. economic sanctions that no matter how robust corporate compliance policies may appear on paper, an...
|Dawn Raids by French Competition Watchdog Trampled on Fundamental Rights|
Eric Barbier de la Serre, Eric Morgan de Rivery, Karl Stas, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 2015The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently ruled that dawn raids carried out at the premises of two French construction companies by the DGCCRF (French Department for Competition, Consumer Protection and Fraud) violated both the rights of defense and the right to privacy, due to inadequate...
|EU Court of Justice Battles with Itself on Delays at the General Court|
Charlotte Breuvart, Kye Cecelia; Jones Day;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015In the latest fallout from long delays in General Court proceedings, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) now finds itself appearing before its own judges in challenging Orders of the General Court that determined that the CJEU was the appropriate representative of the European Union...
|Supreme Court Clarifies Liability Standard for Opinions Expressed in Registration Statements|
William S. Freeman; Jones Day;
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 2015On March 24, 2015, the United States Supreme Court clarified the circumstances under which a company can be liable under § 11 of the Securities Act for statements of opinion contained in a registration statement. The Court held that a company is not liable for stating an opinion that turns out...