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HTMLStates Divert E911 Fees
Wesley K. Wright; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017
The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau released a report, which indicates that eight states and Puerto Rico have diverted enhanced 911 (E911) fees for other purposes in 2015. According to the report, nearly $220.3 million were diverted in total. This report indicates a trend of...

 

HTMLAcumen Order to Show Cause and Hearing Designation Order
Gregory E. Kunkle; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2017, previously published on January 17, 2017
The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) issued an Order to Show Cause, Hearing Designation Order, and a Notice of Opportunity for Hearing to determine whether Acumen Communications is qualified to remain an FCC licensee. The WTB has evidence indicating that Acumen repeatedly failed to disclose...

 

HTMLKatia Merten-Lentz Published in Euro Food Law Explaining the Controversy Over the Herbicide Glyphosate
Katia Merten-Lentz; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 8, 2017, previously published on January 18, 2017
Controversy over the herbicide glyphosate has been raging for years in Europe but the plant protection product has neither been subject to an outright ban or given the all-clear. Katia Merten-Lentz of international law firm Keller and Heckman explains how glyphosate found itself in limbo.

 

HTMLDismissal of Movie Candy Slack-Fill Case Leaves Sour Aftertaste: Federal Court Rejects Labeling Disclosure Defense
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Robert S. Niemann, Manesh K. Rath, Christopher G. Van Gundy; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 12, 2017, previously published on January 5, 2017
"Slack-fill" cases are on the rise across the country. Consumers have filed suits alleging that non-transparent packaging - involving everything from household cleaning and personal care products to food and pharmaceuticals - consists of extra space that serves no functional purpose and...

 

HTMLNGOs File Suit to Compel CPSC to Issue Final Phthalates Rule
Nathan A. Cardon, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 11, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with the Environmental Justice Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform and the Breast Cancer Fund, jointly filed suit in federal court in New York City on December 6, 2016, to compel the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue a...

 

HTMLFTC Recalls Auto Ads
Nathan A. Cardon, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 11, 2017, previously published on December 28, 2016
When life hands you a lemon subject to a recall, make sure your advertising doesn't overstate the safety of the cars you're selling. You might just find that federal advertising watchdogs tell you to recall those ads. On December 15th, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) did just that,...

 

HTMLFDA's Ingredient Listing Deadline Rapidly Approaching for Manufacturers of E-Vapor, E-Liquid and Other Deemed Tobacco Products
Owen Chaput, Azim Chowdhury; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 29, 2016
On August 8, 2016 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) "Deeming Regulation" became effective, extending the Agency's regulatory authority over tobacco products beyond traditional cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco products to include "other"...

 

HTMLICC Issues Statement on Code Interpretation for Marketing and Advertising to Children and Teens
Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 14, 2016
The Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released a Statement on Code Interpretation for marketing and advertising to children and teens. The Statement responds to growing confusion on appropriate age benchmarks, and confirms that age 12 is the benchmark age in identifying...

 

HTMLU.S. and EU Consumer Groups Ask Global Regulators to Investigate Two Connected Toys
Nathan A. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 14, 2016
In a coordinated effort, public interest organizations announced on December 6 the submittal of complaints to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and European Union and Member State consumer and data privacy authorities to investigate two connected toys, My Friend Cayla and i-Que robot. The groups...

 

HTMLEPA Issues 3 New Notices Taking Action under Amended TSCA
Thomas C. Berger, Martha E. Marrapese, Adrienne M. Timmel; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 20, 2016
EPA is issuing a proposed rule under section 6(a) of TSCA to prohibit the manufacture, import, processing, and distribution in commerce and to prohibit commercial use of trichloroethylene (TCE) for aerosol degreasing and for spot cleaning in dry cleaning facilities. EPA is also proposing to require...

 


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