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|Non-Performing Loan Transactions in Italy; Guarantee to be Provided by Italian Government|
Giuseppe Mezzapesa, Francesco Squerzoni, Mario Todino, Vinicio Trombetti; Jones Day;
February 5, 2016, previously published on January 2016On January 26, 2016, the Italian Government and the European Commission have agreed on the terms under which guarantees may be provided by the Italian Government for Non-Performing Loan (“NPL”) transactions.
|Brazil Update: Capital Gains Tax Developments and Adoption of the Hague Apostille Convention|
S. Wade Angus, Marcello Hallake, Sanjiv K. Kapur, Luis Riesgo; Jones Day;
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 2016Two recent legal developments in Brazil are included in this Alert: a decision by the Brazilian Federal Revenue Service confirming that any increased capital gains rates approved by Congress in 2016 will not take effect until 2017, and Brazil's adoption of the Hague Apostille Convention, which will...
|Third Circuit Rules that Courts, not Arbitration Panels, Have Final Word on Class Action Arbitrability|
Louis A. Chaiten, Darren K. Cottriel, Rebekah Byers Kcehowski, Michael A. Magee, Sharyl A. Reisman; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016The history and proceedings of the Third Circuit's recent decision in Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC v. Scout Petroleum, LLC, No. 15-1275, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 42 (3d Cir. Jan. 5, 2016), are a precautionary tale suggesting that companies should expressly state key "rules of their game" in...
|Emerging Market Debt: Another Test for the Financial Markets?|
Corinne Ball, Stephen J. Pearson, Jayant W. Tambe, Michael O. Thayer; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016With oil hitting a 12-year low below $30 per barrel and with the volatility and decline of worldwide equities markets during the first weeks in January 2016, some are warning of a return to the bleak days at the beginning of the Great recession.1 In our April 2014 Commentary “High yield Debt:...
|China Begins Enforcing Newly Amended Environmental Protection Law|
Lillian He, Michael Vella; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016The Environmental Protection Law (the "EPL") of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") was promulgated more than 25 years ago. But only recently have substantive amendments to the EPL, combined with public awareness and government leadership, provided reason to hope that the EPL...
|Revised DFARS Interim Rule Regarding Cybersecurity Responds to Industry Concerns|
Peter F. Garvin, J. Andrew Jackson, Fernand A. Lavallee, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016After collecting feedback from industry representatives, the Department of Defense ("DOD") recently revised the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement ("DFARS") interim rule on required cybersecurity measures for defense contractors (the "December 30 Interim...
|ITC Finds Expenditures for Discontinued Products Satisfy the Domestic Industry Requirement|
Richard Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016In its January 6, 2016, Opinion in Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan and Sidescan Devices, Products Containing Same, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-921 (public version), the International Trade Commission ("ITC") reversed-in-part Administrative Law Judge...
|Implementation Day Triggers Significant Changes to International Sanctions Against Iran|
Renato Antonini, Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib; Jones Day;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016International sanctions on Iran changed drastically on Saturday, January 16, 2016. After months of anticipation and speculation, the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”) announced that it has verified that Iran has fulfilled its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...
|Construction Managers and Contractors: Improve Your Mergers & Acquisition and Dissolution Checklists to Avoid Expired License Exposure-and Worse|
Jeffrey B. Kirzner, Daniel D. McMillan; Jones Day;
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 2016Dissolving a newly acquired or existing affiliate of a construction or construction management firm can have adverse unintended legal consequences when the dissolved affiliate holds executory contracts and the related entity that takes over the performance of the contracts lacks the requisite...
|Are You Ready for the Emerging Market Credit Bust?|
Corinne Ball, Ferdinand Mason, Stephen J. Pearson, Jayant W. Tambe; Jones Day;
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 2016Many commentators predict that a wave of emerging market ("EM") credit defaults will cause the next financial crisis. Despite being only a few days old, 2016 has already seen a major wobble in Chinese stocks and a second default by Puerto Rico. EM corporate debt outside the financial...