Jones Day Document Search Results (453)
Show: results per page
|Australian Shareholder Class Action Held to be an Abuse of Process|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016In Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd v Treasury Wine Estates Limited (No 3)  VSC 340 (“MCI decision”), the lead plaintiff (“MCI”) purchased a small parcel of shares in both Treasury Wine Estates Limited and Leighton Holdings Limited and commenced separate group...
|Leveling the Field: The TPP's Effect on Global Government Procurement|
D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on September 2016Coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") has focused on tariff reduction, intellectual property, and dispute resolution, but there are also provisions of interest to government contractors. Chapter 15 of the TPP contains provisions designed to level the field for all TPP parties'...
|EC Rules That Apple Received Illegal State Aid Under Irish Tax Rulings: Orders Recovery of up to €13 Billion|
Bernard E. Amory, Eric Barbier de la Serre, Lodewijk (Lou) Berger, Alan Davis, Thomas Jestaedt; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 30, 2016, the European Commission announced its finding that tax rulings obtained by two Irish subsidiaries of Apple constitute illegal State aid. The Commission concluded that Apple must pay Ireland an amount equal to the alleged tax benefits, plus interest, amounting to some €13...
|Final Rule Implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Released|
Fred W. Alvarez, Rick Bergstrom, Terri L. Chase, Eric S. Dreiband, Willis J. Goldsmith; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 25, 2016, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council ("FAR Council") issued a final rule implementing President Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. At the same time, the Department of Labor released final guidance regarding the rule. The Executive Order,...
|Saudi Arabia to Join Hague Conference on Private International Law: A Move Toward International Standards?|
Charles T. (Chuck) Kotuby, Marc O. Peisert; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on September 2016On July 25, 2016, the Saudi Arabian cabinet resolved to become a member state of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (“HCCH”). Formal signature and the internal ratification is still outstanding but is expected to occur in due course. When it does, the Kingdom will...
|ITC Modifies Limited Exclusion Orders to Cover Non-Infringing Components|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, David M. (Dave) Maiorana; Jones Day;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016On August 29, 2016, the International Trade Commission ("ITC") issued an Opinion in Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan and Sidescan Devices, Products Containing Same, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-921, modifying the limited exclusion order previously...
|China's New Regulation on Health Care and Medical Big Data Might Unlock Online Sales of Prescription Drugs|
Stephen E. (Steve) Gillette, Alexis S. Gilroy, Kevin D. Lyles, Cristiana Spontoni, Soleil E. Teubner; Jones Day;
September 9, 2016, previously published on August 2016On June 21, 2016, the State Council of the People's Republic of China issued a circular titled Opinions on Promoting and Standardizing the Application and Development of Health Care and Medical Big Data ("Opinions"). The Opinions state that China aims to promulgate a regulatory framework...
|Key Changes to Security of Payment Regime in Western Australia|
Simon Bellas, Stephen McComish, Paul Riethmuller; Jones Day;
September 6, 2016, previously published on August 2016The Western Australian Government’s long-awaited response to review of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) (“CCA”) was recently released amid further scrutiny on government-managed construction projects and contractor insolvencies. Professor Evans’s report on the...
|Australian Competition Authority to Enforce Credit and Debit Card Fee Limits|
Adam Salter, Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
September 6, 2016, previously published on August 2016In recent years, it has become common for companies that accept credit or debit cards in Australia to charge transaction fees or surcharges for the use of the cards. For example, restaurants, doctors, shops, and other merchants commonly charge between 1% and 5% over the price of the goods or...
|U.S. Department of Justice Rejects Modification of Music Licensing Consent Decrees|
Benjamin H. (Ben) Cheng, Kathryn M. (Kathy) Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald; Jones Day;
September 6, 2016, previously published on August 2016After a two-year investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice has decided not to seek modification of longstanding music licensing consent decrees with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI). Moreover, the proceeding that followed the...