Business News Digest - August 2011


In This Issue:

Companies Propose Self-Regulation for Food Advertising to Children; Connecticut AG Launches Groupon Investigation; Historic Change to Domain Name System Has Broad Implications for Brands; President Obama Nominates Maureen Ohlhausen to the FTC; FCC Proposes Rules to Stop "Mystery Fees" on Phone Bills; Dot Com Disclosures Comments Due August 10th; Federal Trade Commission Announces Proposed Biersdorf Settlement; Airbrushing = false advertising? UK’s Advertising Standards Authority says “Yes”; FDA Provides Draft Guidance on Mobile Medical Apps; Launch of CFPB has Implications for Marketers and Financial Institutions; FTC Issues Mortgage Acts and Practices – Advertising Final Rule; Announcing Online Tool: Venable CFPB Monitor; ASTM International Publishes Guide for Property Owners Seeking Superfund Liability Relief; Brief Delay of the New Fee Disclosure Rules—What Plan Sponsors Need to Know and Do Now; CFPB Request for Comment: Identifying Non-Depository Companies for Direct Examination and Supervision; CFPB Watch - July 2011; A Collection of Venable's Credit Counseling and Debt Services Legal Articles and Presentations from the First Half of 2011; A Collection of Venable's Nonprofit Legal Articles and Presentations from the Second Quarter of 2011; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Opens for Business: The Implications for Debt Relief Service Providers and Housing Counseling Agencies; DC District Court Decision Suggests Stricter Pollution Control Standards For The Anacostia River May Be Forthcoming; DOJ & FTC Revise Premerger Filing Requirements; FCC Proposes Rules to Stop "Mystery Fees" on Phone Bills; FDA's NDI Guidance Will Impact About 90% of the Dietary Supplement Industry; Impact of New SBA Size Standards and Legislation on Government Contractors; The New Health Insurance Exchanges: Business Opportunities Abound, Don't Be Short- Changed; Patent Reform Bill Nearing Passage; Financial Services Sector to Be Impacted; Proposed DFARS Rule Would Impose New Protection and Reporting Requirements on Defense Contractors; Stanford v. Roche: The Importance of Precise Contract Drafting; Top Issues in Non disclosure Agreements; and Nonprofit Executive Compensation: Avoiding the Treacherous Tax and Governance Pitfalls.

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