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Trends in Product Liability Litigation & Legislation in New York - May 2022

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Musings on the Remington/Sandy Hook Settlement and its Meaning for Consumer Product Manufacturers - The families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting agreed to a landmark $73 million settlement of...more

Williams Mullen

ITAR & EAR Export Controls on Firearms - Five Important Points You Need to Know

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In January 2020, the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce published regulations transferring certain firearms, ammunition, components, and accessories from controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)...more

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ATF Regulations Reloaded

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On March 17, 2022 the Williams Mullen’s Firearms Industry Group issued an alert, “ATF Regulations Coming: (re)Defining a "Firearm," Stabilizing Braces and Solvent Traps,” in which we noted the ATF has been busy and will be...more

Fisher Phillips

Don’t Shoot Yourself in the Foot: What Employers Need to Know about Ohio’s New Gun Law

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Ohio’s new gun law will take effect on June 13, permitting all qualified adults to carry concealed, non-restricted firearms without a license. The new law also expands the rights of concealed firearm holders when notifying...more

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Managing Legal Risks in the Supply Chain: A Note on Terms and Conditions of Sale

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Supply chain considerations for firearms industry members break down into two key relationships: your customers and your vendors. Ensuring that you have the components and other supplies you need and ensuring that you can...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

After Remington Settlement, Attorneys General Aim To Press Forward With Consumer Protection Investigations of Firearms...

Remington recently agreed to a groundbreaking $73 million settlement of claims brought by families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims. Notably, the plaintiffs secured this settlement by deploying consumer protection...more

Williams Mullen

ATF Regulations Coming: (re)Defining a "Firearm", Stabilizing Braces and Solvent Traps

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The ATF has been and will be busy in the coming weeks and could issue new regulations before the 2022 Firearms Industry Conference (FIC), April 26 – 27 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (re)Defining a "Firearm" - In May 2021,...more

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The State AG Report – 2.24.2022

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Here are last week’s curated AG and federal regulatory news stories highlighting key areas in which state and federal regulators’ decisions are having an impact across the US: Rhode Island Attorney General and FTC Team...more

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California Attorney General Backs Legislation Creating Private Cause of Action Against Gun Manufacturers

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California AG Rob Bonta is sponsoring legislation to allow individual California residents, as well as the AG, to file civil suits for damages against gun manufacturers and distributors who do business in California....more

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Broad Street Brief: City’s Third Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill Moves Out of Committee

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CITY HALL- City’s Third Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill Moves Out of Committee For the third time in two years, a proposal for emergency paid sick leave for those affected by COVID-19 is moving out of a City Council...more

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Court of Appeals Affirms Appellate Division Decision Invalidating Town's Discharge Ordinance

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In a unanimous decision, the Court of Appeals upheld the Second Department’s decision in Hunters For Deer v Town of Smithtown that the Town may not regulate discharge setbacks for bow and arrow in a manner inconsistent with...more

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[Event] FIC 2022: Firearms Industry Conference - April 25th - 27th, Atlanta, GA

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Williams Mullen’s Firearms Industry Group and Orchid are excited to announce open registration for the revamped 2022 Firearms Industry Conference (FIC), to be held in Atlanta this April. All Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs)...more

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California Legislation Would Expand Cal/OSHA’s Authority to Regulate Gun Use in Entertainment Industry

The California Legislature recently introduced Senate Bill (SB) 831, which would increase regulations in, and add gun safety measures to, the motion picture and television industry. According to the text of the bill, the...more

Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Recent Cases Involving Gun-Related Deaths Shed Light on Firearm Product Liability

From an accidental shooting on a film set to the unfathomable loss of life that happens during a mass shooting at a school or concert—when guns are involved, there are always extenuating circumstances beyond a typical product...more

Knobbe Martens

Claim Element With No Antecedent Basis May Be Broader Than the Same Element With an Antecedent Basis

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EVOLUSION CONCEPTS, INC. v. HOC EVENTS, INC. Before Prost, Taranto, and Chen.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Summary:  Claim that requires the removal of a...more

Cozen O'Connor

Notice of Appeal - A quarterly newsletter reviewing Third Circuit opinions impacting white collar defense lawyers - Winter 2022

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Defendants Cannot Move for Compassionate Release Based Solely on Post-Sentencing Cooperation- United States v. Claude (October 27, 2021), No. 20-3563- BACKGROUND- Defendant sought compassionate release to reduce his...more

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ATF Issues New Rule Amending Secure Gun Storage Requirements

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On January 4, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new rule governing secure storage requirements for federal firearms licensees (FFL). The new rule goes into effect on February 3, 2022. DOJ also announced that...more

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Slings and Arrows At The Court Of Appeals

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On January 4, 2022, the New York Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the case of Hunters For Deer, Inc. v Town of Smithtown, where conflicting provisions of a Town of Smithtown firearm ordinance and the Environmental...more

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SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office Investigating Underwriter Disclosures on Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues

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It’s not a secret that, under the Biden administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission has prioritized enforcement of disclosures concerning Environmental, Social, and Governance Issues (ESG), going so far as to form...more

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Top 5 New Workplace Laws Passed by Texas Lawmakers in 2021

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The Texas legislature had a jam-packed legislative session over the summer that will end up having a profound impact on workplace law in Texas. Among the most significant new laws that passed and took effect were measures...more

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HHS Issues Guidance on HIPAA Disclosures for Extreme Risk Protection Orders

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To combat HIPAA’s common misconception of acting as a barrier law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) along with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has continued to emphasize that the law does not simply...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Drones and Guns Don’t Mix!

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For the first time, a federal grand jury has indicted an individual for the crime for shooting down a drone with a gun. Recently, the United States Attorney’s office for the Middle District of Florida announced that it would...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Foreign Manufacturer Dismissed for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction in the Southern District of Indiana

Case: Patterson v. Chiappa Firearms, USA, LTD, No. 1:20-cv-01430-JPH-MG, 2021 WL 4287431 (S.D. Ind. Sept. 21, 2021). Significance: - First Indiana case to apply the “relate to” standard articulated in Ford Motor Co....more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

[Podcast] The 2021 SCOTUS Wrapup and Preview Episode

In this episode, Akin Gump Supreme Court and appellate practice head Pratik Shah and senior counsel Aileen McGrath review the 2020 Supreme Court Term and preview the big cases and topics in the October 2021 Term. Among the...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Connecticut on the Vanguard of Addressing Gun Violence with Medicaid Funding

Gun violence has been on the rise in every state in the country, disproportionately plaguing communities of color. Connecticut is taking an innovative approach, using Medicaid funding to support the State’s community-based...more

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