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Jones Day Talks
32 minutes | 25 days ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Private Antitrust Litigation in Germany
Jones Day partners Jürgen Beninca and Dieter Strubenhoff discuss how private litigation relating to antitrust and competition enforcement in Germany has changed in recent years, what factors claimants should consider when preparing to file an action, how these proceedings often play out, and what parties to these actions most need to understand.
22 minutes | 2 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Helms-Burton Litigation Heading into Presidential Election
In May of 2019, the Trump Administration lifted the suspension of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act. This cleared the way for U.S. nationals with claims to property in Cuba that was confiscated under the Castro regime to file suit in U.S. courts against persons that may be “trafficking” in that property. Jones Day Miami-based partners Rick Puente and Chris Pace discuss the most recent court actions and decisions related to Title III matters.
29 minutes | 2 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Private Antitrust Litigation in Europe: The Big Picture
Private enforcement actions relating to antitrust matters has increased dramatically across Europe in recent years, both as follow-on damages claims in reaction to governmental enforcement actions, or as standalone competition claims pursued in litigation and arbitration by private parties. Jones Day partners Jürgen Beninca and Nicholas Cotter discuss what is behind the escalation in cases, including the effects of the European Union’s 2014 Damages Directive.
37 minutes | 2 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Tax Credits: The Original ESG Investment?
Long before ESG caught the attention of corporate boardrooms, Wall Street, and the investing public, socially responsible investing thrived in the form of tax credit investments, often in the form of incentives implemented by the federal and state governments to encourage the development of real estate projects beneficial to a specific community. Jones Day’s Jeff Gaulin, Patrick Cronin, Doug Banghart, and John Kelley explain how these programs work and the potential impact on the areas they are designed to help, as well as how they have expanded and can help investors of all kinds meet their ESG objectives. For more information on other ESG topics that may be relevant for your organization, please see our ESG insights page.
26 minutes | 3 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Tiffany v. Costco Raises Trademark Infringement, Counterfeiting Questions
A federal appeals court has overturned Tiffany & Co’s $21 million judgment against Costco Wholesale over the retail chain’s sale of diamond engagement rings with the “Tiffany” name. Jones Day partners Meredith Wilkes and Jessica Bradley explain why the decision is illustrative of the treatment of evidence at the summary judgment stage, while also providing clarification on differences between trademark infringement and counterfeiting.
25 minutes | 4 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Riding the Green Bond Wave: Focus is on Standards as Volumes Surge
Takeaways from this discussion: Green bond issues are surging worldwide, eclipsing US$257 billion in 2019. Major corporates, including many not usually associated with climate initiatives, are bringing green bonds to market, spanning the investment grade and high-yield spectrum and including more exotic instruments as convertibles and covered bonds. Green bond qualifying standards in Europe differ from those in the United States. An EU Green Bond Standard may be adopted as early as Q4 2020. First-time issuers should plan time to calibrate their green bond framework and prepare for reporting requirements, enhanced investor outreach, and potential for liability. “Greenwashing” remains a concern.
33 minutes | 5 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Women in IP: Protecting Trade Secrets in Remote-Work Situations
In this edition of Jones Day’s Women in IP series, partners Rebecca Swindells and Meredith Wilkes explore the challenges of protecting trade secrets when employees are working at home or other locations outside the office. They discuss the obligations incumbent on employers to protect trade secrets, the risks related to remote employees that should be addressed, and the legal remedies available when trade secrets are compromised.
23 minutes | 5 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Helms-Burton Matters Move Forward in 2020
Since the Trump Administration lifted the suspension of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act in May 2019, thereby allowing U.S. citizens to sue companies profiting from assets in Cuba seized under the Castro regime, high-profile corporations in several industries are facing—or are potentially facing—significant legal action. Jones Day partners Rick Puente and Chris Pace review recent developments and talk about what affected parties and stakeholders should watch for in 2020.
26 minutes | 7 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: PTAB Litigation Blog Reaches 500 Posts … and the PTAB Reacts to COVID-19
As Jones Day’s PTAB Litigation Blog marks its 500th posting, Dave Cochran and Matt Johnson discuss current patent litigation developments, near-term trends, and how the PTAB is handling cases during the COVID-19 lock down.
24 minutes | 9 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Success Stories — Jones Day’s Women’s Initiatives
This special edition of Jones Day Talks celebrates the Firm’s initiatives that showcase the accomplishments of our women partners and associates, and that provide professional development opportunities to the next generation of lawyers both inside and outside the Firm.
23 minutes | 9 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Hard Forks and Airdrops — The IRS Issues Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance
The IRS’s first guidance on the taxation of cryptocurrency in five years provides some new insights, but also leaves several issues unresolved. Jones Day partner Lori Hellkamp discusses Revenue Ruling 2019-24, with particular attention to the tax treatment of “hard forks” and “airdrops,” tips for remaining compliant, and the remaining questions relating to the taxation of virtual currencies.
24 minutes | 10 months ago
JONES DAY TALKS®: Women in IP: USPTO’s Trademark Filings Go Digital
Intended to improve efficiencies and reduce processing errors, new rules implemented by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office require electronic filing of trademark applications, and all submissions associated with applications. Requirements for trademark specimens of use were also updated. Meredith Wilkes, Ilene Tannen, and Carrie Kiedrowski discuss the likely impact of the new requirements, talk about the problems created by fraudulent specimens, and preview Jones Day’s Women in IP initiative’s event calendar for 2020.
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