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|U.S. Congress Reauthorizes Pipeline Safety Agency and Mandates New Pipeline Safety Requirements|
Kenneth B. (Ken) Driver, Jennifer M. (Jen) Hayes; Jones Day;
September 1, 2016, previously published on August 2016On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the PIPES Act of 2016 into law. The Act reauthorizes the U.S. Department of Transportation's ("DOT") Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ("PHMSA") through fiscal year 2019. The Act makes dozens of changes to the...
|Final Rule on Section 1557 of the ACA Has Implications for Digital Health Industry|
Stephen E. (Steve) Gillette, Alexis S. Gilroy, Kevin D. Lyles, Cristiana Spontoni, Soleil E. Teubner; Jones Day;
August 25, 2016, previously published on Augsut 2016On May 18, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), which prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in...
|A Busy Summer for DDTC: Increased AECA Civil Penalties, New ITAR Definitions and Forms|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Chase D. Kaniecki, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
August 25, 2016, previously published on August 2016It has been a busy summer for the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC"). Since early June 2016, DDTC has announced changes that will affect International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") compliance programs and enforcement actions. The...
|The Data Retention Saga Continues: European Court of Justice and EU Member States Scrutinize National Data Retention Laws|
Paloma Bru, Laurent De Muyter, Jonathon Little, Mauricio F. Paez, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
August 23, 2016, previously published on August 2016Triggering a landslide of legislative reforms and legal battles, the European Court of Justice’s (“ECJ”) landmark judgment of April 8, 2014, Digital Rights Ireland (C-293/12), invalidated the Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC, which provided that providers of publicly available...
|Australia Seeks Tougher Penalties and Makes Increased Use of Commitments in Settlements|
Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
August 18, 2016, previously published on August 2016We have in recent alerts discussed the increasingly aggressive enforcement activities of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Unremittingly higher penalties is one unfortunate characteristic of the ACCC's enforcement program, mitigated somewhat by its willingness to accept...
|U.S. Supreme Court Scuttles Puerto Rico’s 2014 Municipal Debt Restructuring Law|
Mark G. Douglas, Ben Rosenblum; Jones Day;
August 18, 2016, previously published on July/August 2016On June 13, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld lower court rulings declaring unconstitutional a 2014 Puerto Rico law, portions of which mirrored chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code, that would have allowed the commonwealth’s public instrumentalities to restructure a significant portion of...
|In Head-to-Head Contest Between Separate Debtors in Bankruptcy, Right to Reject Executory Contract Prevails|
Joseph A. Florczak; Jones Day;
August 18, 2016, previously published on July/August 2016A recent dispute in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri addressed a somewhat novel question of bankruptcy law: What is the proper standard of review when a debtor in a chapter 11 case wants to reject a contract with a counterparty that is also a chapter 11 debtor in a...
|The Third Circuit Rules That Tender Offer Prior to Confirmation of Chapter 11 Plan Is Not Prohibited by the Bankruptcy Code|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. (Charlie) Oellermann; Jones Day;
August 17, 2016, previously published on July/August 2016In the March/April 2015 issue of the Business Restructuring Review, we discussed a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware addressing the propriety of an unusual pre-confirmation tender offer in the chapter 11 cases of Energy Future Holding Corporation and its affiliates...
|A Brief Guide to Automatic Stay Waivers, Bankruptcy Remoteness, and Bad Boy Guarantees|
Mark A. Cody, Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
August 17, 2016, previously published on July/August 2016Astute lenders are always looking for ways to minimize exposure, protect remedies, and maximize recoveries in connection with a loan, especially with respect to borrowers that have the potential to become financially distressed. Some of these efforts have been directed toward minimizing the...
|Australian Insolvency Law Reform Process Continues|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
August 17, 2016, previously published on July/August 2016On December 7, 2015, the Australian government released its “National Innovation and Science Agenda” (the “Agenda”). In the Agenda, the government outlined its intention to make three significant reforms to Australia’s insolvency laws, adopting the recommendations of...