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Hertz acquires Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group: Advised Hertz on the antitrust aspects of its US$2.3 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, including the negotiation of a consent order required to obtain FTC approval.
Client: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.
Contacts: Joe Sims, Michael H Knight, Ryan C Thomas
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Myriad Genetics maintains victory in reconsidered Federal Circuit appeal concerning patent eligibility for isolated DNA molecules:
The Federal Circuit, for a second time, determined that Myriad’s patent claims directed to isolated DNA molecules are patent-eligible, and “are obtained in the laboratory and are man-made, the product of human ingenuity.”
Client: Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Contacts: Brian M Poissant, Gregory A Castanias, Laura ACoruzzi PhD
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
SAP acquires Ariba for $4.3 billion:
Advised SAP in its US$4.3 billion acquisition of Ariba, Inc., a leading cloud-based collaborative business commerce network. The transaction adds business-tobusiness collaboration in the cloud to SAP’s existing solutions.
Client: SAP AG
Contacts: Daniel R Mitz, Jonn R Beeson
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Xcel Energy obtains Ninth Circuit affirmation of dismissal of global warming claims:
Defended Xcel Energy before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and lower courts against federal common law public nuisance litigation claiming that global warming is destroying the Native Village of Kivalina, Alaska.
Client: Xcel Energy Inc.
Contacts: Thomas E Fennell, Michael L Rice, Kevin P Holewinski
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Goodrich merges with United Technologies:
Advised Goodrich in its US$18.4 billion merger with United Technologies Corporation, considered one of ten mega deals (more than US$10 billion) of 2011.
Client: Goodrich Corporation
Contact: Lyle G Ganske, James P Dougherty
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R.J. Reynolds successfully challenges constitutionality of graphic cigarette warning labels:
Secured a ruling in the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit affirming a District Court finding that the US Food and Drug Administration’s proposed graphic warning labels on cigarette packs are unconstitutional. The court agreed with Reynolds’ arguments that the FDA requirement was compelled speech that violates the companies’ First Amendment rights.
Client: R.J.Reynolds Tobacco Company
Contact: Noel J Francisco
GM pension plan to transfer US$29 billion of assets in ground-breaking de-risking transaction:
Continuing a tradition of advising GM on groundbreaking employee benefits matters, Jones Day advised the company in a transaction that will result at closing in the largest single-employer plan termination and pension risk transfer in US history.
Client: General Motors Company
Contact: Evan Miller, Jere R Thomson, Peter E Izanec
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National Federation of Independent Business challenges constitutionality of individual health-insurance mandate:
Represented NFIB in closely followed constitutional litigation challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, arguing that Congress exceeded its enumerated powers in enacting the Act’s so-called “individual mandate” requiring individuals to purchase health insurance or pay a monetary penalty.
Client: National Federation of Independent Business
Contacts: Michael A Carvin
Abbott Laboratories wins FLSA overtime exemption case concerning pharmaceutical sales representatives:
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided a significant case under the Fair Labor Standards Act, ruling in favor of Abbott in a collective action lawsuit. The Court held that the pharmaceutical sales representatives before it fell within the administrative exemption to the FLSA’s overtime requirements as a matter of law, reversing a contrary holding of the district court and a US$3.5 million judgment.
Client: Abbott Laboratories
Contact: Daniel E Reidy, Michael J Gray, Brent D Knight
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Procter & Gamble divests Pringles snacks business to Kellogg:Areas of PracticeAntitrust & Competition Law
Banking & Finance
Business Restructuring & Reorganization
Business & Tort Litigation (USA)
Corporate Criminal Investigations
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Environmental, Health & Safety
Financial Institutions Litigation & Regulation
Issues & Appeals
Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement
Advised P&G in the divestiture of its Pringles snacks business to The Kellogg Company in a US$2.7 billion allcash transaction.
Client: The Procter & Gamble Company
Contact: Robert A Profusek, Randi C Lesnick
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