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|Texas Federal Court Declines to Apply State Law Privilege in False Claims Act Case|
Joshua L. (Josh) Fuchs, Jane W. Walker, Molly M. Wilkens; Jones Day;
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 2016The Eastern District of Texas reminded practitioners that it is an uphill battle to use a state law privilege as a shield in qui tam False Claims Act cases. The court held that West Virginia's statutory bank examiner privilege did not apply to documents related to West Virginia's investigation of...
|Supreme Court Rules that Chevron Deference Is Not Owed to Unexplained Agency Positions|
Matthew R. (Matt) Cushing, Michael J. Gray, Matthew W. (Matt) Lampe, E. Michael (Mike) Rossman, Ryan J. Watson; Jones Day;
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided Encino Motorcars v. Navarro, which held that an agency is not entitled to Chevron deference when it fails to give adequate reasons to support its regulation. The case involved the Department of Labor's unexplained decision to reverse a...
|A Guide to PHMSA's Proposed Rule Expanding Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Requirements|
Kenneth B. (Ken) Driver, Nicholas M. (Nick) Faas, Jennifer M. (Jen) Hayes, David A. Kutik, Charles C. (Charlie) Read; Jones Day;
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 2016The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's ("PHMSA") recent notice of proposed rulemaking would significantly expand the safety requirements that apply to the nation's natural gas pipelines. Comments on the NPRM are due July 7,...
|Supreme Court Limits Extraterritorial Application of RICO|
Anthony J. Dick, Gregory G. Katsas, Hashim M. Mooppan, Jacob M. Roth; Jones Day;
July 10, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a major decision restricting the extraterritorial application of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"). The Court held that RICO's criminal provisions apply extraterritorially to a limited extent but that...
|Authorities Increasing Scrutiny of Employee Noncompete Agreements|
Kathryn M. (Kathy) Fenton, Margaret A. (Peggy) Ward; Jones Day;
July 10, 2016, previously published on June 2016U.S. authorities are increasingly scrutinizing noncompete provisions made part of employment agreements, with close focus on provisions restricting junior-level and low-wage employees. Common in technology firms, which frequently deal with proprietary information, noncompetes are becoming more...
|Projects Disputes in Australia: Recent Cases|
Simon Bellas, John B. Cooper, Steven W. Fleming, Stephen McComish; Jones Day;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 2016In the Queensland Supreme Court, Sierra Property ("Sierra") successfully overturned an adjudication award obtained by its builder, National Construction Management ("NCM"), on the basis that the adjudicator failed to provide adequate reasons in accordance with s26(3) of the...
|Supreme Court Affirms Existing Rules for Inter Partes Review Proceedings|
Gregory A. (Greg) Castanias, Anthony M. Insogna, David M. (Dave) Maiorana, John A. Marlott, Sasha Mayergoyz; Jones Day;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee, marking a rare instance in which the Court affirmed the Federal Circuit on all issues presented. The Supreme Court addressed two key questions: (i) whether decisions by the Patent Trial...
|Corporations in the Cross-Hairs: A View from the Product-Liability Trenches|
David B. Alden, Mark A. Belasic, Stephanie E. Parker; Jones Day;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 2016The United States finds itself in another political Olympiad-and a remarkable, unpredictable one at that. More than in past campaigns, the major parties’ leading candidates have targeted American corporations, regularly railing against the supposedly outsized and pernicious power and...
|Agencies Establish Baseline Cybersecurity Safeguards for Information Systems Containing Federal Contract Information|
Chad O. Dorr, Christopher M. Tipler, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
June 26, 2016, previously published on June 2016Continuing its race to protect sensitive data, the United States federal government recently added cybersecurity requirements that establish basic safeguards governing information systems that government contractors must implement for new procurements. Effective June 15, 2016, the government is...
|Supreme Court Decides Validity of Implied False Certification Theory in Universal Health Services v. Escobar|
J. Andrew (Andy) Jackson, Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, Brian J. Murray, Kenton James Skarin, Stephen G. (Steve) Sozio; Jones Day;
June 26, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, a widely anticipated decision with implications for health care provider and government contractor liability under the False Claims Act ("FCA"). The case addressed whether the...