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Highlights Of The FTC's Workshop On Made In The USA Claims
In Fleetwood Mac's magnum opus, "Landslide," Stevie Nicks croons, "Well, I've been ‘fraid of changin' ‘cause I've built my life around you." The FTC's recent workshop on Made in the USA
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14 Oct 2019
Monthly TCPA Digest – August 2019
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
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21 Aug 2019
Are You Talking To A Bot? New CA Law Makes Disclosure The Best Option
Welcome to July. While the California Consumer Protection Act ("CCPA") is certainly one of the most important pieces of privacy legislation affecting many businesses today
United States
11 Jul 2019
Breaking: CPSC Notifies Numerous Companies Of Unprecedented, Unauthorized Disclosure Of Information
Late this afternoon, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) informed what could turn out to be a very large number of consumer product companies that it recently discovered what appears
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30 Apr 2019
Insights And News – Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
This month, Mintz's TCPA Digest reviews the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) adoption of a proposal to extend the Truth in Caller ID rules to calls originating outside the United States ...
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8 Mar 2019
California AG's Office Gets Public Input On CCPA
The California Attorney General's Office (CAGO) is conducting a series of public hearings around the state to gather input on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).
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1 Feb 2019
FDA 2018 Year In Review (And A Few Thoughts On 2019)
As 2019 quickly approaches, we would like to take a few moments to reflect on the past year of Food and Drug Administration activities and certain big ticket items that made news in 2018.
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4 Jan 2019
Dodd-Frank And Executive Compensation – Part 1: Status Update
It's been over five years since the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act and we are still waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to finalize rules on several provisions related to executive compensation.
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29 Apr 2016
Maple Syrup Trade Organization Seeks FDA Regulation Of "Maple" Products
I haven't met many people who don't love maple syrup
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26 Apr 2016
CPSC Adopts Mohorovic's $250 Million Burden Relief Proposal For Adult Apparel
Earlier today, the CPSC unanimously agreed to publish in the Federal Register a new enforcement policy proposed by Commissioner Joe Mohorovic regarding the certification of certain adult wearing apparel.
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26 Feb 2016
Internal Whistleblowing Protected Against Retaliation Under Dodd-Frank Says Second Circuit
While the Dodd-Frank Act provides various protections to whistleblowers, federal courts have inconsistently interpreted who precisely qualifies as a whistleblower.
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30 Sep 2015
DC Circuit Court Reaffirms Earlier Decision Partially Invalidating Conflict Minerals Rule On First Amendment Grounds
Pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which added new Section 13(p)(1) to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the SEC promulgated Rule 13p-1 (the "Conflict Minerals Rule"), which required that issuers that manufacture (or contract to manufacture) products in which conflict minerals are "necessary to the functionality or production of the product" are required to disclose whether or not their products contain tin, gold, tantalum, or tungsten mined from the Democratic Republ
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24 Aug 2015
SEC Whistleblower Inquiry Raises Concerns About Protection Of Confidential And Privileged Information
As we have discussed in previous posts, Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Act established a whistleblowing program under the auspices of the SEC.
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18 Mar 2015
SEC Proposes Disclosure Rules On Hedging Policies
On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules requiring disclosure of companies’ policies with respect to hedging transactions.
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12 Feb 2015
What’s Happening With Whistleblowing?
This summer the SEC and the Wall Street Journal have reported several noteworthy items concerning the SEC’s whistleblower program, one of the most controversial components of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.
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19 Aug 2014
Second Circuit Holds That Dodd-Frank Act Does Not Protect Whistleblower Outside U.S. Territory
Yesterday’s post on the SEC’s whistleblower program discussed among other topics the question of whether the Dodd-Frank Act protects employee whistleblowers from retaliation by their employers where the employees only raise alleged violations of the federal securities laws internally within their companies.
United States
18 Aug 2014
Data Brokers Under Scrutiny
The Senate Commerce Committee released this morning its majority staff report, A Review of the Data Broker Industry: Collection, Use, and Sale of Consumer Data for Marketing Purposes, on the practices data brokers use to collect and sell personal information of consumers and how those practices affect the privacy of hundreds of millions of Americans.
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23 Dec 2013
Regulators Approve Final Volcker Rule
After several years and 18,000 comments, yesterday regulators braved a "snow covered" Washington and voted to approve a final rule to prohibit banks from engaging in proprietary trading, known as the Volcker rule.
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13 Dec 2013
SEC And CFTC Issue Final Joint Rules On "Red Flags" Compliance
The SEC and the CFTC have issued final joint rules and guidelines that require certain entities regulated by the Commissions to establish programs to address risks of identity theft.
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25 Apr 2013
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22 Apr 2013
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