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HTMLEven Further Down the Rabbit Hole: New EU Legislation Adds to GMO Quagmire
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
A vote by European Union (EU) lawmakers in mid-January gave individual governments within the 28-nation bloc the authority to decide whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be grown and cultivated within their borders. The move will give individual member states the ability to prohibit or...

 

HTMLFTC Tastes “Sweet” Victory: The Implications of POM Wonderful for Government Practice
Timothy J. Slattery; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
In part two of this two-part series, we explore two critical takeaways for those facing potential government intervention: (1) the implications of the Court’s deference to the Commission, and (2) whether a substantive disclaimer is a silver bullet to avoid agency scrutiny (or, at least, an...

 

HTMLDeja Vu All Over Again: Federal GMO Labeling Legislation Re-Introduced
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
Last week, Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore)¿joined by chef-lebrity Tom Colicchio¿announced the reintroduction of The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, a federal bill that would mandate the labeling of foods...

 

HTMLDepartment of Energy Releases Wind Vision Report: Accelerating Growth Offers a Promising Future
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
Recently, the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy issued Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States. The report, a follow up to the 2008 20% Wind Energy by 2030, looks at the future of wind power through 2050 along with the economic, environmental, and...

 

HTMLNo Representation Without Substantiation? What POM Wonderful v. FTC Means for Consumer Class Actions
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
In this first post of a two-part series, we take a closer look at last Friday’s decision in POM Wonderful v. FTC by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which has meaningful implications for how companies advertise their products’ health benefits to consumers. The...

 

HTML2014 Cleantech and Renewables IPO Statistics
Sahir Surmeli; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
IPO recovery? Last year was the most active year for IPOs in the United States since 2000. That’s right: an astounding 275 IPOs were completed in 2014, topping the 2013 total of 222 by more than 23%. Total U.S. IPO proceeds also shattered 2013’s high-water mark of $55 billion (the...

 

HTMLA Clean Slate? California Bill Is Latest Attempt to Legislate Labeling Requirements for Cleaning Products
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
Another potentially meaningful development in legislation affecting consumer products companies: on February 25, a California legislator introduced a bill, AB 708, that would require manufacturers, distributors and retailers to disclose all “chemical” ingredients for designated consumer...

 

HTMLTax Amnesty Program and New Leadership at the DOR
Julie Cox, Ana Lopez, Amarynth Sichel; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
On March 16, Massachusetts officials announced a tax amnesty program, effective immediately, to recoup delinquent corporate taxes. The program is part of a larger effort by the Baker administration and the Department of Revenue (DOR) to raise funds to close the Commonwealth’s midyear budget...

 

HTMLHospital Wins First Round Against Largest Rival in Antitrust Suit Alleging Illegal Exclusive Dealing Agreements with Insurers
Robert G. Kidwell, Dionne C. Lomax, Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 30, 2015
The waves of change affecting health care providers include reimbursement and funding developments, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, technological and medical advances, provider network design transformations imposed by payors — and antitrust. The Federal Trade Commission’s...

 

HTMLKimble and Post-Expiration Royalties: The Next Big Thing, or Much Ado About Nothing?
Richard G. Gervase, Robert G. Kidwell; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015
Today, as we previewed, the US Supreme Court analyzed the question of whether patent holders should be allowed to contract for royalty payments that continue to accrue after the expiration of the subject patent. While some justices, including the Chief Justice, clearly believe that the ability to...

 


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