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|The "Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance" Make Sense|
Lyle G. Ganske, Robert A. (Bob) Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 2016In July 2016, an ad hoc group of prominent CEOs, investment managers, and investors published the "Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance," a series of principles recommended as a basic governance framework for public companies, their boards, and their shareholders. The...
|FDA Proposes Regulatory Framework for Next Generation Sequencing-Based Tests|
Edgar Asebey, Maureen Bennett, Christian B. Fulda, Colleen M. Heisey, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016FDA recently released, as a part of President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative, two draft guidance documents proposing what the Agency is calling a "flexible and streamlined approach" for regulating next generation sequencing ("NGS")-based tests. The first guidance...
|European Labour & Employment Update|
Chantal Biernaux, Mariëlle E.B.C. Daudt, Markus Kappenhagen, Georg Mikes, Mark Taylor; Jones Day;
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016The aim of this regular newsletter is to inform our readers of interesting developments in labour and employment law around Europe. This month, one topic dominates-the possible withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
|Mexico Oil and Gas: Pemex Announces Bidding Process for Trion Block|
Salvador Gallo, Francisco Pams, William Prescott Mills (Scott) Schwind (Scott), Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016During Mexico's "Round 0" selection process, state-owned Pemex enjoyed the preferential right to designate those onshore and offshore oil fields that Pemex wished to develop. Among the blocks selected by Pemex is the ultra-deepwater Trion block, located 30 kilometers south of the maritime...
|Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Releases FAQs on Diligence Procedures for Beneficial Owners of Accounts|
William M. (Will) Atherton, Henry Klehm, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Ralph F. (Chip) MacDonald, C. Hunter Wiggins; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016On July 19, 2016, the U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), issued its Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions ("FAQs"). The FAQs provide useful guidance for financial institutions'...
|Y2K or Reverse Big Bang?|
Chris Ahern, Giles P. Elliott, Neil Ferguson, John Phillips, David A. Roberts; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016As the Millennium approached, concerns about computer systems malfunctions, and the possible impact of what became known as Y2K, grew to the point that nearly all large organisations had Y2K task forces and contingency plans. The history is well known. 1 January 2000 came and went, and the Y2K...
|Increased Net Worth Threshold for Certain Clients and Investors to be Charged Performance Fees by U.S. Registered Investment Advisers|
Michael R. Butowsky, Emily O. Harris; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016The U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 ("Advisers Act") prohibits an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") from entering into, extending, renewing, or performing an investment advisory contract that provides for compensation to...
|Publicized Dawn Raid Evidences Australia's Vigorous Approach to Antitrust Investigations|
Prudence Smith, Nicolas Taylor; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016A dawn raid on a high-profile target conducted last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) highlights this enforcer's recent aggressiveness in investigations. Use of such powerful tools to collect evidence is part of Australia's recent strategy on criminal prosecution of...
|Chinese Enterprises to Maintain Oil Reserves for National Use|
Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Dirk P. Walker, Dina J. Yin; Jones Day;
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016China's National Energy Administration's ("NEA") Regulation of National Oil Reserves (Draft) was issued on May 31, 2016. Ten years in the making, this proposed regulation signals the first time that the Chinese government may require enterprises to maintain a 10 percent reserve of crude...
|Mexico Enacts New Anti-Corruption Laws|
Theodore T. (Ted) Chung, Karen P. Hewitt, Guillermo E. Larrea, Bertha Alicia Ordaz-Avilés, Cristina Pérez Soto; Jones Day;
August 5, 2016, previously published on July 2016On July 18, 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto approved the laws of Mexico's new National Anti-Corruption System, declaring that he is "more than committed to combating corruption, hence the importance of the system." The objective of the National Anti-Corruption System is...