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Children's products, including toys, are regulated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) through the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA).
Certain sections of CPSIA focus on children's toys....more
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “Act”) comes into force on 1 October 2015 and requires organisations to publish a statement in each financial year setting out the steps they have taken to tackle the problem of slavery and...more
I am a longtime advocate of pre-employment criminal background checks. So I have watched with resigned acceptance as the EEOC, over 100 states and cities across the United States, and other public advocates have fought to...more
EPA is poised to publish a proposed rule revising regulations applicable to hazardous waste generators under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq. (RCRA). The proposed rule, which has not yet...more
Earlier today, FDA finalized the first set of major rules implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – regulations addressing current good manufacturing practice (CGMP), hazard analysis, and risk-based preventive...more
The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination based on disability. Title III of the ADA requires that businesses provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and access that is equal or similar to...more
Welcome to the August 2015 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange...more
Companies doing business in the United Kingdom take note: the U.K. government just made the not-so-long-awaited announcement that businesses with an annual turnover of 36 million British pounds (£36M) will be subject to the...more
EPA is in the process of rolling out Next Generation Compliance, or NextGen, in an effort to make its programs more effective, facilitate compliance, and, ultimately, enhance environmental benefit. But in many ways, NextGen...more
Effective July 14, 2015, Wisconsin has made it easier for an employer to comply with Wisconsin Statute 103.85, Wisconsin’s “one day of rest in seven” requirement. Under this statute, most factory and mercantile employers must...more
The July 20, 2015, Federal Register includes a notice for direct final action to amend the electronic reporting regulations for Section 5 under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...more
On July 20, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued OSHA Directive Number CPL 02-02-079. The Directive is intended to establish "policies and procedures to ensure...more
On June 30, 2015, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comments on a proposal to raise the salary threshold for the so-called “white-collar” exemptions from $455 per week...more
The United Kingdom recently enacted the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the first law in Europe aimed at eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking from supply chains. The Act is anticipated to take effect in October 2015....more
Companies face lots of risks – the soup du jour has been anti-corruption enforcement and compliance.
Like any consistent restaurant you might visit regularly, one risk continues to grow, quietly and significantly –...more
On May 28, 2015, the FCC released a Second Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking pursuant to authority granted by the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA)...more
You are the chief legal officer of a U.S. company. Your CEO walks into your office and announces that your company is about to conclude its first international sale. In addition, the company has just appointed distributors in...more
After almost five years since passage, California’s Attorney General has finally produced guidance on The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010. With the Attorney General at last weighing in (the Resource Guide...more
Today’s Q and A is with Mike Kenealy.
Hello Mike, and thank you for joining us for this Q and A. First, perhaps you can share with today’s readers more about your perspective and experience.
MK: Hi Richard,...more
In this episode, I visit with David Simon, a partner at Foley and Lardner. We discuss Foley's recently recently Global Risk Management Platform. ...more
On this day we celebrate the greatest upset in the history of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, when Villanova beat Georgetown for the 1985 national championship. Georgetown was the defending national champion and had beaten...more
On January 29, the U.S. Government released a final rule establishing new anti-human trafficking requirements for U.S. government contractors. The rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) and seeks to strengthen...more
On January 29, 2015, the U.S. Government released a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”). The final rule reflects changes to proposed amendments originally released in September 2013.
Welcome to our 2014 edition of UK Legal Highlights. This publication is a reminder of some of the most important and significant developments DLA Piper reported in 2014, along with some forthcoming developments to look out...more
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently upheld a District Court's dismissal of a False Claims Act (FCA) complaint against a federal government contractor in a case that will be of...more
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