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Jones Day | United Kingdom | 30 Mar 2007
Age discrimination and pensions
The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 came into effect on 1 October 2006.
Jones Day | USA | 29 Jan 2007
Another change in US patent law: US Supreme Court rules that patent licensees may seek declaratory judgments in patent-license cases without first breaching the license
Overturning Federal Circuit precedent to the contrary, the US Supreme Court on January 9, 2007, held by an 8-1 vote that a patent licensee may seek a declaratory judgment that it has no duty to pay royalties under its license agreement, and may do so without first terminating or breaching that agreement.
Jones Day | Australia | 22 Jan 2007
The use of deal protection devices in Australia: recent trends and a comparative analysis with the US and UK
The current high levels of global public M&A activity (including in Australia) have again brought into focus the deal protection devices used by bidders in “friendly” transactions to recover some of their transaction costs if they are subsequently outbid by a rival, and to ensure that the target board focuses exclusively on their offer and does not solicit rival bids.