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|OECD Releases First BEPS Recommendations to G20 in Accordance with Action Plan|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014As a part of the OECD/G20 project to combat base erosion and profit shifting ("BEPS"), the OECD released the first set of reports and recommendations on September 16, 2014.
|Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Approved by Uniform Law Commission to Replace UFTA|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014On July 16, 2014, the Uniform Law Commission (the "Commission") approved a series of amendments to the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (the "UFTA"), which is currently in force in 43 states (all states except Alaska, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, South Carolina, and...
|"Protectionist" French Excise Tax on Certain Types of Beer Complies with EU Law|
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014On September 13, 2014, it was reported by the trade press that the European Commission had found that the increase by 160 percent of French excise tax on certain types of high-alcohol-content and luxury beers that was introduced on January 1, 2013 did not fall afoul of the free-market principles of...
|Supreme Court Denies Cert in Herb Reed: Circuits to Remain Out of Tune as to Presumption of Irreparable Harm|
John G. Froemming, Angela R. Gott, Candice M. Reder, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014The United States Supreme Court denied certiorari on October 6, 2014, in Herb Reed Enterprises, LLC v. Florida Entertainment Management, Inc., leaving trademark litigants uncertain as to whether to apply the traditional presumption of irreparable harm at the preliminary injunction stage.
|Argentina—The Long-Running Dispute over the Payment of Argentina’s Sovereign Debt Has Been Particularly Active in Recent Weeks and Months.|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
October 15, 2014, previously published on September/October 2014On June 30, 2014, Latin America’s third-largest economy failed to make a scheduled $539 million payment to bondholders after U.S. District Court judge Thomas Griesa ruled that the payment could not be made unless holdout bondholders from restructurings in 2005 and 2010 were also paid. Under...
|Shellshock, the Perfect 10 Exploit: Easy to Use, Devastating Impact|
Richard J. Johnson, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014A new bug, dubbed "Shellshock," which affects software used in computer systems worldwide, came to light last week. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team ("US-CERT"), "[t]his vulnerability is classified by...
|Petition and Motion Practice Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board|
Glen C. Cheng, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, Lynda Q. Nguyen; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ushered in a new era of administrative trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") in connection with inter partes review ("IPR"), postgrant review, the transitional program for covered business method patents, and derivation...
|FTC Amends Fred Meyer Guides, but Just a Little|
Thomas Demitrack, Kathryn M. Fenton; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on October 2014The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved final amendments to its so-called "Fred Meyer Guides," which offer guidance to manufacturers, wholesalers, and other sellers on to how to provide advertising allowances and other promotional payments and services to retailers in compliance...
|European Commission’s Broad Dawn Raid Powers Affirmed, but "Reasonable Grounds" for Suspecting an Infringement Required|
Bernard E. Amory, Cecelia Kye; Jones Day;
October 7, 2014, previously published on September 2014The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the expansive geographic reach of a European Commission dawn raid decision in the electric cables cartel investigations. Nexans, one of ten companies being investigated, had argued that the geographic scope was overbroad and provided an insufficiently...
|Private Investment in Mexican Natural Resources|
José Estandía, Mauricio E. Llamas C., William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 2014A hallmark of the constitutional amendments of December 20, 2013, is the opening of the Mexican oil and gas sector to private participation. The National Hydrocarbons Commission (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, "CNH") now has the authority and ability to grant licenses and to...