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|New UK Regime for Competition Damages Actions Comes into Effect|
Nicholas P. Cotter, Alan Davis, Matt Evans, Marguerite Lavedan; Jones Day;
October 9, 2015, previously published on October 2015On October 1, 2015, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 ("CRA 2015") comes into force in the United Kingdom, introducing significant changes to how damages claims arising out of competition law infringements can be brought.
|EPA Proposes New Methane Emission Regulations for the Oil and Gas Industry|
Greg S. Martin, Jane K. Murphy, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 2015In a further attempt to limit greenhouse gas emissions, the Obama administration has proposed limiting methane emissions from the oil and natural gas industry, even though the industry has taken voluntary steps to reduce such emissions and is already subject to similar regulations in various...
|Mexico Releases Framework for Investment Trusts in Energy and Infrastructure|
José Estandía, Antonio Franck C., Rodrigo Gómez, Luis R. Salinas, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 2015The Mexican government, through its Tax Administration Service, has released a preliminary framework for fiscally transparent trusts focused on energy and infrastructure investments. The tax treatment of such "Energy and Infrastructure Trusts" is similar to that of FIBRAs (Mexican Real...
|Jurisdiction of Australia's Independent Commission Against Corruption Before and After Cunneen and Duncan|
John Emmerig, Michael J. Legg; Jones Day;
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 2015In 2014, Margaret Cunneen, a Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor of the State of New South Wales, was summoned by ICAC to give evidence at a public inquiry. The purpose of the inquiry was to investigate an allegation that she and her son, Stephen Wyllie, with the intention to pervert the course of...
|U.S. and China Agree to Collaborate in Addressing Cyber Theft Scourge|
Richard J. Johnson, Michael R. La Marca, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
October 6, 2015, previously published on September 2015The United States and China announced on September 25 that they had reached a "common understanding" to combat "cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property." While the joint statement and accompanying White House Fact Sheet was short on details, President Obama and President Xi...
|In The Pipeline-Highlighting Changes Of Interest To Employers In Australia|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
October 6, 2015, previously published on August & September 2015Michaelia Cash Has Been Appointed as Minister for Employment, Following New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Announcement of His Cabinet on 20 September 2015
|Hot Off The Bench-Decisions Of Interest From The Australian Courts|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
October 6, 2015, previously published on August & September 2015In Brown & Ors v Clermont Coal Operations Pty Ltd T/A Clermont Open Cut  FWC 3862, the Fair Work Commission held that employers were not obliged to terminate labour hire employees to redeploy redundant employees where the labour hire arrangements are in place as part of a legitimate...
|Significant Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Expected to Take Effect December 1, 2015: Practical Implications and What Litigators Need to Know|
Laura E. Ellsworth, Irene Savanis Fiorentinos, Joshua L. Fuchs, Gregory R. Hanthorn, Carmen G. McLean; Jones Day;
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 2015On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court approved and submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“FRCP” or “Rules”) (“April 2015 Rules”).1 The April 2015 Rules will take effect on December 1, 2015, unless Congress enacts...
|Phishing for Corporate Dollars: The Emerging Global Threat Posed by Spear Phishing and Business Email Compromise|
Shireen M. Becker, Alexandra A. McDonald, Jeffrey Rabkin; Jones Day;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 2015In August 2015, the FBI issued an alert describing the newest form of cyberattack—the Business Email Compromise ("BEC"). BEC is a sophisticated mutation of the now-common spear phishing data breach technique. In a BEC scam, a hacker often impersonates a high-ranking corporate...
Embargo Remains in Place, U.S. Government Continues to Expand Allowable Trade
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Chase David Kaniecki, Donald G. Yeargin; Jones Day;
September 25, 2015, previously published on September 2015Continuing the implementation of President Obama's Cuban policy announced in December 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Department of Commerce have further revised the Cuban Assets Control Regulations ("CACR") and the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR")...