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California Ballot Initiative Filed To Phase Out Single-Use Packaging And Ban Polystyrene Food And Beverage Containers
Several organizations, including waste haulers and environmental groups, have filed a ballot initiative to impose significant new waste reduction requirements on producers of single-use packaging.
United States
13 Nov 2019
Managing MDL Mania: A Modest Early Vetting Proposal
Are there too many lawsuits in this country?
United States
16 Oct 2019
Lit Alerts—August 2019
In June, the US Supreme Court held in Knick v. Township of Scott that property owners may file an inverse condemnation claim in federal court as long as they base their claim on the Fifth Amendment.
United States
9 Aug 2019
Washington, DC And Nebraska Challenge Hotel Resort Fee Disclosure Practices
Earlier this month, the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (the District) sued Marriott International, Inc. in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia for alleged price deception.
United States
2 Aug 2019
FTC Ups Consumer Review Fairness Act Enforcement
The FTC recently announced three administrative enforcement actions under the Consumer Review Fairness Act ("CRFA"), the agency's first actions alleging solely CRFA violations.
United States
21 May 2019
Calif. Chemical Reg Changes Could Affect Many Products
After 11 iterations, DTSC finalized the implementing regulations in October 2013.
United States
1 May 2019
FDA, State, And Local Governments Act To Modernize The Regulation Of Sunscreen Products In The United States
In February 26, 2019, FDA published its long-awaited proposed rule, Sunscreen Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use (Proposed Rule).
United States
15 Mar 2019
Third Circuit Limits FTC Enforcement Toolkit, But Do Not Forget About The States
The FTC has more than one avenue for challenging conduct that violates Section 5.
United States
12 Mar 2019
Speak For Yourself: An Update On Compelled Commercial Disclosure
Arnold & Porter has played a key role in developing First Amendment doctrine that protects the rights of businesses, highlighted by the firm's 2011 Supreme Court victory in Sorrell v. IMS Health Inc.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Antitrust Agencies And The Budget Shutdown: The Lights Are On In Some Corners
Parts of the federal government began to shut down on December 22, 2018, after Congress and President Trump could not agree on a continuing resolution to provide funding.
United States
11 Jan 2019
FTC Comment On FDA's Guidance On Citizen Petition Process Underscores Antitrust Risk
On December 4, 2018, the US Federal Trade Commission released a comment responding to the Food and Drug Administration's October 2, 2018 revised draft guidance titled Citizen Petitions and Petitions for Stay of Action Subject to Section 505(q) ...
United States
12 Dec 2018
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
Lit Alerts—November 2018
In August,the Ninth Circuit held that a district courts local rule that set a strict deadline for filing a class certification motion is incompatible with the flexible Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
United States
8 Nov 2018
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
Lit Alerts—June 2018, Vol. 2
month, a three-justice panel of the California Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court's order denying Uber's motion to arbitrate claims brought by a Lyft driver who also drove for Uber.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Ninth Circuit Limits Monetary Recovery In False Advertising Class Actions
On June 18, 2018, the Ninth Circuit held that monetary relief under California's consumer protection statutes is limited to the difference between the price the consumer paid and the fair market value of the item received (price/value differential).
United States
2 Jul 2018
Passage Of The Economic Growth Act Modifies The Dodd-Frank Act And Provides Other Financial Regulatory Relief
The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Economic Growth Act), which passed the US Senate in March, the US House of Representatives in May ...
United States
4 Jun 2018
Senate Passes Bill Modifying The Dodd-Frank Act And Providing Other Regulatory Relief; House Action Next
On March 14, the US Senate passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Economic Growth Act), on a 67-31 vote.
United States
19 Mar 2018
Supreme Court To Whistleblowers: If You See Something, Say Something (To The SEC)
On February 21, 2018, the US Supreme Court unanimously held in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers that whistleblowers must report their concerns to the SEC in order to be protected by the anti-retaliation provisions ...
United States
28 Feb 2018
CFPB Requests Feedback On Enforcement Processes
On February 12, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) continued its review of Bureau functions by publishing a Notice and Request for Information on its enforcement processes (Enforcement RFI).
United States
13 Feb 2018
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