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|New Taxation Conditions to be Imposed on Investors as Australia's Foreign Investment Law Overhaul Continues|
Mark Crean, Brett Heading; Jones Day;
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2016On 22 February 2016, the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia announced new taxation conditions for foreign investors seeking to acquire Australian assets or shares in Australian companies. Depending on the type and domicile of the investor and the nature and monetary value of the proposed...
|Brazilian Government Increases Cap on Foreign Ownership of Brazilian Airlines|
S. Wade Angus, Artur L. Badra, John D. Goetz, J. Bruce McDonald, Luiz Felipe Noronha; Jones Day;
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 2, 2016, the Brazilian federal government proposed a new rule-Medida Provisória n. 714/2016 ("MP 714")— which increased the existing 20 percent limit on foreign ownership in a Brazilian airline to 49 percent of the Brazilian airline's total voting capital.
|ITC Refuses to Stay Investigation Pending Inter Partes Review|
Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2016The International Trade Commission ("ITC") has never granted a stay of a Section 337 investigation in favor of an American Invents Act inter partes review ("IPR") at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). That trend continued last week when Administrative Law...
|End of PEMEX's Downstream Monopoly in Mexico|
Jose A. Estandia, Salvador Gallo, Francisco Pams, William P.M. Schwind, Alberto de la Parra Z.; Jones Day;
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 2016The monopoly that Petróleos Mexicanos S.A. ("PEMEX") has long enjoyed over gasoline and diesel marketing and sales in Mexico has come to an early end, as Mexico has announced that it is opening the retail fuel market to private participation nine months earlier than originally...
|U.S. DOJ Increasing Enforcement Efforts Against Corporate Executives and Employees|
Eric P. Enson, Kathryn M. Fenton, John M. Majoras, J. Bruce McDonald, David P. Wales; Jones Day;
March 14, 2016, previously published on February 2016The U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division is increasing efforts to detect and punish individuals who violate the antitrust laws. In remarks last week, the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement, Brent Snyder, reported that the Antitrust Division has "adopted new...
|Treasury Publishes Updated Model Income Tax Treaty|
Joseph A. Goldman, Lori A. Hellkamp, Karl L. Kellar, Edward T. Kennedy, Raymond J. Wiacek; Jones Day;
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 2016On February 17, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department published a revised model income tax convention (the "New Model Treaty") to replace the prior 2006 version. (Treasury also expects to publish a Technical Explanation to provide additional guidance this spring.) Model tax treaties...
|EU Update: The Anti-Tax Avoidance Package|
Lodewijk P.W. Berger, Werner Heyvaert, Howard M. Liebman, Valerie Oyen; Jones Day;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016Only a few months after the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") released its Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS") package for the reform of the international tax system to tackle perceived tax avoidance, the European Commission (the...
|California Attorney General Releases Data Breach Report|
Daniel J. McLoon, Michael G. Morgan, Jeffrey Rabkin, David W. Schecter, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016On Tuesday, February 16, 2016, the California Attorney General's Office released its Data Breach Report, analyzing the 657 data breaches reported to the Attorney General's office from 2012 to 2015. According to the report, the majority of the reported breaches were the result of security failures....
|SEC Enforcement in Financial Reporting and Disclosures—2015 Update|
Shawn Cleveland, Henry Klehm, Joan E. McKown, David Ronald Woodcock; Jones Day;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016We are pleased to offer our clients and friends this update on financial reporting and issuer disclosure enforcement activity in 2015. It will focus principally on the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") but will include other developments outside the SEC where we deem relevant. We...
|Data Breaches are on the Rise in Australia: What if it Happens to You?|
Peter T. Brabant, Adam Salter, Nicola Walker; Jones Day;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016Data breaches are becoming more prevalent in Australia. While the reporting of data breaches to regulators or affected customers or clients is presently not mandatory, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner ("OAIC") received 110 voluntary data breach notifications in...