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Cleaning Product Right To Know Act Becomes Law In California
Companies should determine if any of their ingredients in their products appear on a designated list.
United States
20 Mar 2018
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California Adopts Changes To Prop 65 Chemical Warning Labels
Businesses selling and manufacturing products in California should prepare now to provide even more detail regarding certain identified chemicals on their product warning labels...
United States
7 Nov 2016
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GMO Labeling Bill Sets National Disclosure Standard
Congress has established a national scheme for the mandatory disclosure of GMO ingredients on food labels, preempting efforts by state and local governments to set their own standards.
United States
6 Oct 2016
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Manufacturers Can Now Go Digital With Warranty Disclosures
The Federal Trade Commission released its final rules implementing the E‑Warranty Act of 2015, which gives manufacturers of consumer products the option of meeting warranty requirements...
United States
29 Sep 2016
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CFPB Payday Loan Proposals Will Impact Depository Institutions
In June 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released its long-awaited proposed rules—all 1,334 pages of them—to regulate payday lenders, automobile title lenders and other lenders...
United States
28 Jul 2016
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Federal Regulators Issue Guidance Regarding "Deposit Reconciliation" Practices At Financial Institutions
In a past Banking Alert, we reported that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau had fined Citizens Bank approximately $20 million for committing deposit processing violations that harmed consumers.
United States
12 Jul 2016
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CFPB Proposes To Ban Arbitration Clauses; Fines Bank $20 Million For Deposit Processing Errors
In a 375-page rule released last week, the CFPB has proposed to eliminate certain types of arbitration clauses currently used in many consumer contracts with banks and other financial services providers.
United States
17 May 2016
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Toxic Substance Control Act Reform And Your Business
On December 17, 2015, the Senate passed a bill overhauling the Toxic Substances Control Act ("TSCA"). This bill is called the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (the "Lautenberg Act").
United States
2 Mar 2016
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E-Warranty Act Allows Manufacturers To Go Online With Warranty Disclosures
The recent passage of the E-Warranty Act of 2015 means that manufacturers of consumer products will have the option of meeting warranty requirements by posting warranty terms on the manufacturer's website...
United States
20 Oct 2015
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SEC Adopts Final Rules On Pay Ratio Disclosure
On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules to implement the pay ratio disclosure requirements of Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
21 Aug 2015
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Double-Check Your Product Contamination Insurance Policy: You May Not Be Covered For Contamination-Based Recall Expenses
Food contamination and product recall can be a food and beverage company's worst nightmare.
United States
13 Aug 2015
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Brewers Beware
The recent wave of ligation surrounding misrepresentation and deceptive advertising claims by alcohol companies has swept up the large American brewer MillerCoors LLC.
United States
25 Jun 2015
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Wisconsin’s Tort Reform Four Years Later: A Proven Victory For Manufacturers
The November 2010 elections in Wisconsin gave the Republican Party control of the governor’s office as well as both houses of the state legislature for the first time since the 1969 legislative session.
United States
27 Apr 2015
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SEC Proposes Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission, by a 3–2 vote of the commissioners, proposed a rule to implement the pay ratio disclosure requirement in the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.
United States
30 Sep 2013
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Summary Of ACA Provisions
The law provides for an easy-to-use website where consumers can compare health insurance coverage options and pick the coverage that works for them.
United States
14 Jul 2012
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SEC Adopts Rule Implementing Dodd-Frank Act Requirements For Compensation Committees
On June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a rule regarding the new listing standards for compensation committees.
United States
3 Jul 2012
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Say-On-Pay Lawsuits – Is This Time Different?
In the aftermath of the first proxy season of shareholder "say-on-pay" votes under the Dodd-Frank Act, shareholders have filed derivative suits against the boards of several of the companies failing to win majority approval.
United States
7 Mar 2012
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Say-On-Pay Lawsuits – Is This Time Different?
In the aftermath of the first proxy season of shareholder "say-on-pay" votes under the Dodd-Frank Act, shareholders have filed derivative suits against the boards of several of the companies failing to win majority approval.
United States
16 Feb 2012
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