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|UK Telecoms Regulator Falls Short of Proposing BT Breakup, but Introduces New Regulatory Framework Promoting Network Competition|
Francesco Liberatore; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator, has published the initial conclusions of its Strategic Review of Digital Communications consultation (which we discussed in a prior alert on this consultation . The most contentious issue raised by this review is whether to separate Britain's incumbent...
|U.S. Tightens Sanctions on North Korea|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016In the wake of a recent nuclear test and rocket launch by North Korea, on February 18, 2016, President Obama signed into law the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 (the "Act"), which enhances existing U.S. sanctions against North Korea and imposes secondary sanctions...
|Illinois Department of Revenue Close to Clarifying Rules on Taxability of Shipping and Delivery Charges|
Yael D. Aufgang, Morgan R. Hirst, Mark P. Rotatori; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016For the past several years, out-of-state retailers have been confounded by the tax treatment of shipping and delivery charges on merchandise shipped to Illinois consumers. Recently, a single law firm has filed hundreds of qui tam lawsuits pursuant to the Illinois False Claims Act targeting...
|Tightened Regulations on Managers of Funds Marketed to Japanese Investors Will Come into Force Shortly|
Toru Yamada, Yuki Yoshida; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016The 2015 amendments (the "Amendments") to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan (the "FIEA," and the FIEA amended by the Amendments, the "Amended FIEA"), which will impose far-tighter regulations on managers of funds marketed to Japanese investors, will...
|Relief for Petrobras: Changes to Brazil's Pre-Salt Legislation|
S. Wade Angus, Marcello Hallake, Luis Riesgo, William P.M. Schwind; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016On February 24, 2016, the Brazilian Senate approved a bill that would relieve Petrobras of two statutory burdens that industry players view as significant obstacles both to Petrobras and to the development of Brazil's pre-salt oil and gas reserves.
|New BPCIA Complaint Alleges that Proposed Biosimilar Version of Enbrel® Infringes Five Patents|
Matthew J. Hertko, Timothy J. Heverin, Gasper J. LaRosa, John A. Marlott; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016In the latest lawsuit under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act ("BPCIA"), Immunex, Amgen, and Hoffman-La Roche filed a complaint on February 26, 2016, based on Sandoz's application for FDA approval to market a biosimilar version of the drug product Enbrel®...
|Concurrent Australian Class Actions Allowed to Proceed Due to Different Funding Arrangements and Case Strategy|
John Emmerig, Michael J. Legg; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016Australian Executor Trustees Limited ("AET") was the trustee for holders of debentures issued by Provident Capital Limited ("Provident") under the provisions of Chapter 2L of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the "Act"). Following the collapse of Provident in 2012, two...
|IRS Warns of Phishing Scam Involving Tax-Related Information|
Justin Edward Herdman, Jay Johnson, Todd S. McClelland; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016According to the IRS, a new phishing scheme is on the rise that targets employee W-2 forms and related records. As part of the scheme, a fake email purportedly from the CEO or another company executive is typically sent to a payroll or HR professional requesting employee W-2 forms and/or other...
|Antitrust Counterplaintiff May Recover Attorneys' Fees for Defending Infringement of Fraudulently Obtained Patent|
Michelle K. Fischer, Gregory L. Lippetz, Geoffrey D. Oliver, David W. Wu; Jones Day;
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 2016Antitrust and intellectual property practitioners with an interest in trivia have been known to ask, "When is the last time an appellate court has upheld a finding of antitrust liability for a claim alleging fraud on the U.S. Patent Office?" The Federal Circuit has now supplied an easy...
|ITC Refuses to Stay Investigation Pending Inter Partes Review|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2016The International Trade Commission ("ITC") has never granted a stay of a Section 337 investigation in favor of an American Invents Act inter partes review ("IPR") at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). That trend continued last week when Administrative Law...