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|Class Action Drivers in Australia: D&O Insurance and Access to Deep Pockets|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
June 18, 2013, previously published on June 2013The discontinuance of proceedings against a number of former directors in Mercedes Holdings Pty Ltd v Waters (No 6)  FCA 1412 illustrates the importance of D&O insurance and the respondent's ability to pay in the decision-making of claimants and litigation funders. The discontinuance also...
|Beware The Lurking Program Agreement Arbitration Clause|
Martin H. Myers; Jones Day;
June 18, 2013, previously published on June 13, 2013Corporate policyholders frequently will sign so-called “program agreements” with their insurers - separate from the insurance policies themselves. Program agreements can govern aspects of billing/responsibility for defense fees within a deductible or self-insured retention (so-called...
|Two Interesting German Decisions on Internet Law|
Marc F-X Groebl, Jakob Guhn; Jones Day;
June 18, 2013, previously published on June 2013Over the course of the month of May, the German Federal Supreme Court rendered two important decisions in the area of internet law, shedding some light on issues that had remained unclear and widely discussed for some time. The first decision sets boundaries to the practical assistance performed by...
|Enactment of the Federal Law on Environmental Liability in Mexico|
Antonio Gonzalez, Mauricio Llamas; Jones Day;
June 18, 2013, previously published on June 2013On June 7, 2013, the Federal Executive Branch of Mexico published the Federal Law on Environmental Liability (the "Environmental Liability Law" or the "Law") in the Official Gazette of the Federation. It also published the amendment and modification of related provisions...
|EU and Switzerland to Sign Cooperation Agreement in Competition Matters|
Marguerite Lavendan, Francesco Liberatore, Frances Murphy; Jones Day;
June 14, 2013, previously published on June 2013The European Commission (EC) and the Swiss Competition Commission (SCC) have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation between them and enable the exchange of information on antitrust matters. The agreement will enter into force once it has been approved by the European Parliament and the Swiss...
|SEC Issues FAQS Regarding Conflict Minerals and Resource Extraction Issuer Disclosure Requirements Under Dodd-Frank Act|
June 11, 2013, previously published on June 2013The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance recently issued much-anticipated interpretive guidance, in the form of frequently asked questions, regarding the conflict minerals and resource extraction issuer disclosure requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act....
|State Action Exemption Narrowed by Fourth Circuit Ruling|
Kenneth W. Field, Steven S. Nam, Toby G. Singer; Jones Day;
June 11, 2013, previously published on June 2013The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that North Carolina’s Dental Board cannot ban non-dentists from offering teeth-whitening service, upholding the Federal Trade Commission’s finding that the practice was anticompetitive. The ruling represents the FTC’s latest victory in...
|National Australia Bank Class Action Settlement Approved|
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
June 10, 2013, previously published on June 2013The National Australia Bank ("NAB") class action settlement of A$115 million, including interest and legal costs of about A$11.8 million, has been approved by the Supreme Court of Victoria. The NAB settlement makes it the third largest shareholder class action settlement in Australian...
|Texas Enacts Uniform Trade Secrets Act|
Joseph M. Beauchamp, Brian M. Jorgensen, Robert W. Kantner; Jones Day;
June 10, 2013, previously published on June 2013The Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act ("TUTSA") was recently signed into law and will take effect on September 1, 2013. TUTSA primarily codifies Texas's current trade secret law, while strengthening trade secret protections and providing greater certainty to misappropriation claims....
|Chancery Court Declines to Enjoin Merger; The Pendulum Swings Back|
June 3, 2013, previously published on May 2013After any big market break, Delaware courts tend to send a message to Delaware corporations to be careful in judicial decisions that appear to be critical of, and even nitpick, board processes. The Chancery Court's decisions in In re El Paso Corp. S'Holder Litig. and In re Del Monte Foods Co....