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California Legislature Narrows Legislation To Now Regulate Single-Use Packaging And "Most Littered" Single-Use Plastic Products
The amended bills narrow the still expansive scope of products and packaging that would fall within the scope of the regulation.
United States
15 Jul 2019
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US - China Trade War Update And How It May Affect Our Consumer Product Clients
The Trump Administration has increased the tariff rate on a wide array of products imported from China and is poised to impose new tariffs on even more imports from China.
United States
10 Jun 2019
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USDA Issues Guidance On Hemp Legalization Following The 2018 Farm Bill
USDA's opinion identified four conclusions based on these provisions, each of which is explained below.
United States
4 Jun 2019
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Calif. Bills Would See Huge Changes For Single-Use Products
The California Assembly and Senate recently introduced a pair of identical bills, SB 54 (Sen. Ben Allen) and AB 1080 (Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez)…
United States
24 May 2019
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California Legislature Proposes Expansive And Unprecedented Regulation Of Single-Use Products And Packaging
The California Legislature is poised to push forward these proposed bills, whether in their current or revised form.
United States
13 May 2019
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For The First Time, Executives Criminally Charged For Knowing And Willful Reporting Violations Of The CPSA
Chu and Loh are also charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and to defraud consumers, retailers, and the CPSC.
United States
3 May 2019
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California Legislature Proposes Significant Changes To California's Safer Consumer Products Program
Senator Ben Allen, the Chair of the California Senate's Environmental Quality Committee, recently introduced Senate Bill 392,
United States
13 Mar 2019
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Going Direct-To-Consumer Without Going Direct-To-Court: Best Practices For Using E-Commerce While Reducing Legal And Regulatory Risks
While federal and state laws and regulations may not move as fast as the Internet, consumer products companies can often be unaware that they are violating federal and state rules regarding how products are sold...
United States
16 Nov 2018
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California's New Privacy Statute: Is It A US GDPR?
On September 23, 2018, the governor of California signed into law an amended version of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was originally enacted in late June 2018.
United States
7 Oct 2018
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NTIA Seeks Comment On A Flexible, Risk-Based Approach To Consumer Privacy
On September 26, 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency within the US Department of Commerce, published a Request for Comment (RFC) on how the Administration should "advance consumer privacy while protecting prosperity and innovation.
United States
3 Oct 2018
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The Diminishing Role Of Agency Guidance
On Sept. 11, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued an interagency statement.
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Dodd-Frank Reform Creates New Strategic Considerations For Community Banks
In May, President Donald Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the "Growth Act").
United States
21 Sep 2018
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Implications Of The Agencies' Guidance On The Role Of Supervisory Guidance
On September 11, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
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Consumer Protection: Ninth Circuit Tosses Injunction Claims For Allegedly Misleading Labels Based On Lack Of Standing
In Lanovaz v. Twinings North America, Inc., the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order granting summary judgment for tea maker Twinings on a consumer's claims for injunctive relief...
United States
9 Jul 2018
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Deceptive Trade Practices: Illinois Federal Court Dismisses Class Action Against Online Home Listing Service
In Patel v. Zillow, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a class action under the Illinois Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act (IDTPA) and the Illinois Consumer Fraud...
United States
5 Jun 2018
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The US Department Of Agriculture Announces Upcoming Rulemakings Relating To Its Enforcement Of The Lacey Act
US importers of wood and wood products are required to comply with the requirements of the Lacey Act, which prohibits trade in plants that have been illegally taken, possessed, transported, or sold.
United States
25 May 2018
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HUD To Evaluate Disparate Impact Discrimination Standard
On May 10, 2018, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will seek public comment on its disparate impact regulation, which establishes liability...
United States
24 May 2018
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Is The EU Product Liability Directive Still Fit For Purpose?
Many things have changed since 1985, in particular in the world of technology.
European Union
14 May 2018
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CFPB Updates Prepaid Rules
The authors of this article discuss recent amendments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules establishing disclosure requirements and other consumer protections for prepaid accounts.
United States
11 May 2018
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Lit Alerts—April 2018, Vol. 1
In Kite v. Director, Division of Taxation, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, held that a taxpayer must pay state income taxes on a qui tam award under the New Jersey Gross Income Tax Act (Act) ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
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