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|Class Actions in Australia: 2015 in Review|
John Emmerig, Michael J. Legg; Jones Day;
April 5, 2016, previously published on March 20162015 saw the commencement and settlement of class actions in a range of areas: shareholder, investor, consumer, product liability, environment, and government in the Supreme Courts of Victoria and New South Wales as well as the Federal Court of Australia. The Law Reform Commission of Western...
|Federal Circuit Creates Patent Agent Privilege|
Gregory A. Castanias, Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
April 4, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 7, 2016, the Federal Circuit clarified a long-standing ambiguity in the law of privilege between patent agents and their clients, holding that an independent patent agent privilege should be recognized. See In Re: Queen's University At Kingston, PARTEQ Research And Development Innovations,...
|CFPB Announcement About Online Marketplace Lending: Less Than Meets the Eye|
Ethan (Eitan) Levisohn, C. Hunter Wiggins; Jones Day;
April 4, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 7, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced it was accepting consumer complaints regarding online marketplace lenders. From the tone of the early press, this has been perceived by some as a significant new event, with the Bureau finally "taking...
|DOJ Oilfield Indictment Should Encourage Caution and Compliance, Not Overreaction|
Kathryn M. Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald, Ryan C. Thomas; Jones Day;
April 4, 2016, previously published on March 2016Last week a federal grand jury indicted Aubrey McClendon, the high-profile former CEO of a major oil and gas company, for alleged bid rigging in the acquisition of natural gas leases. This news and the events that followed leave no one in the oil patch feeling comfortable, in an industry already...
|U.S. Restricts Exports and Reexports to ZTE|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Chase David Kaniecki, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
April 4, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 8, 2016, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") effectively banned all exports, reexports, and transfers of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") to Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, better...
|New Amgen Complaint Seeks Declaration Regarding Participation in the BPCIA's "Patent Dance"|
Matthew J. Hertko, Timothy J. Heverin, Gasper J. LaRosa, John A. Marlott; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016In the most recent lawsuit involving the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act ("BPCIA"), Amgen filed a complaint on March 4, 2016, seeking a declaration that Sandoz has failed to participate in the BPCIA's information-exchange provisions and an order compelling Sandoz to do so....
|Bankruptcy Judge Authorizes Rejection of Gas Gathering Agreements|
Paul M. Green, Thomas A. Howley, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel, Alexandra L. (Alex) Wilde; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman in New York permitted Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation to reject three gas gathering and handling agreements with Nordheim Eagle Ford Gathering, LLC and HPIP Gonzales Holdings, LLC. All of the agreements are governed by Texas law.
|A New Wave of French Airport Privatization|
Nicolas J. Brice, Philippe Delelis; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 10, 2016, the French government launched the privatization process of the airports of Nice Côte d'Azur (2014 turnover: €231.6 million) and Lyon Saint-Exupéry (2014 turnover: €158.4 million). The French State is entitled to sell the 60 percent share that it owns in...
|EU and U.S. Release Terms of Privacy Shield|
Paloma Bru, Jonathon R. Little, Mauricio F. Paez, Elizabeth Robertson, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016The European Commission ("EC") and U.S. Department of Commerce ("DOC") recently released the full text of the EU¿U.S. Privacy Shield framework. This release follows the February 2, 2016, announcement that EU and U.S. officials had reached an agreement to replace the...
|New False Accounting Offences in Australia Likely
to Increase Prosecutions for Foreign Corruption and Other Corporate Criminal
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 2016The Australian Federal Parliament has enacted amendments to the Federal Criminal Code that are designed to address perceived deficiencies in Australia's legislative regime that prohibit Australians (individual and corporations) from bribing foreign government officials. Specifically, the amendments...