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HTMLObama Administration and Private Partners Make a Clean Energy Push
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
Yesterday, the White House hosted a Clean Energy Investment Summit where Vice President Biden highlighted more than $4 billion in pledges from major foundations and long -term investors to fund climate change solutions. Coupled with these commitments, the Obama administration also announced several...

 

HTMLCPSC Files Suit for Second Time in Three Months against a Company for Alleged Failure to Timely Report Defective Product
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 22, 2015
On Wednesday of last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that a complaint has been filed in federal court against Spectrum Brands, Inc. (Spectrum). Notably, this is the second case in the past three months brought by the government in...

 

HTMLBan the Box (Plus) Comes to New York City; Jurisdiction Latest to Prohibit Employers From Inquiring About Criminal History
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015
Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony that was not dismissed, expunged, or sealed? New York City employers, if you ask that question on your employment application or some version of that question, then remove it. If you search the internet or other databases to learn about your...

 

HTMLHRSA Takes its First Steps on 340B Rules
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 22, 2015
The 340B Drug Discount Program has operated for more than 20 years with just a few governing regulations codified in 42 CFR Part 10. Through the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), Congress adopted several amendments to the 340B Program. One of those amendments required the Department of...

 

HTMLFDA Determines Artificial Trans Fat Are No Longer “Generally Recognized as Safe”; Must Be Removed From Human Food By June 2018
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015
Acting to finalize a tentative decision from 2013, FDA announced on June 15, 2015 that it was issuing a declaratory order that will require manufacturers to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from processed foods over the next three years. PHOs in ready-to-eat foods like baked goods, snack...

 

HTMLUPDATE: Union Claims that Hackers Have Accessed Personal Data of “All” Federal Employees
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 12, 2015
As an update to our blog post, “Data Breach Affects Millions of Current and Former Government Workers”, a union representing federal workers is now claiming that the hack may be worse than originally feared. Yesterday, the president of the American Federation of Government Employees...

 

HTMLOverseas Processing of U.S. Passports and Visas on Hold
Kevin R. McNamara; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015
The Department of State (DOS) has announced that its overseas embassies and consular posts halted the issuance of passports and visas on Friday, June 12, 2015 due to technical problems with its Consular Consolidated Database. Until this is corrected, U.S. passport applications accepted overseas on...

 

HTMLNew Hampshire Establishes Privacy Protections for Student Online Personal Information
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
California again has provided a model of privacy legislation for other states to follow. New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan recently signed into law House Bill 520 (the “Bill”), a bipartisan effort to establish guidelines for the protection of student online personal information.

 

HTMLConnecticut Amends Data Breach Notification Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 16, 2015
In the absence of any meaningful moves in Congress to enact uniform data breach notification, the states continue to make adjustments to existing laws to better protect affected residents in their states.

 

HTMLControls Coming for Intrusion & Network Surveillance Tools
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 22, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015
The Commerce Department’s export control agency, BIS, has proposed a new rule to control exports of equipment and software designed or modified to perform network intrusion and internet protocol communications surveillance. The proposed controls also cover technology used to develop intrusion...

 


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