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HTMLCPSC Announces Largest Civil Penalty to Date for Alleged Failure to Timely Report
Matthew Cohen, Matthew R. Howsare; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
On October 28, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Baja Inc., and its corporate affiliate, One World Technologies Inc., of Anderson, S.C., agreed to pay a $4.3 million civil penalty to resolve charges that it knowingly failed to immediately report certain defects...

 

HTMLFederal Judge Denies EEOC’s Petition for Temporary Restraining Order; Allows Employer to Penalize Employees Who Decline to Participate in Employee Wellness Program
Gauri P. Punjabi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
Last week, we blogged about the EEOC’s recent litigations involving employee wellness programs, including the Honeywell case where the EEOC sought to prohibit Honeywell from penalizing employees who decline to participate in the company’s wellness program. On Monday, a Minnesota...

 

HTMLSEC’s Increased Use of Administrative Proceedings Draws Criticism and Legal Challenges
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
The SEC’s plan to bring more enforcement actions as administrative proceedings before its own administrative law judges rather than in the federal district courts - even in insider trading cases - has been drawing increasing criticism and legal challenges. Most recently, Judge Jed Rakoff of...

 

HTMLNovember Elections Impact the Food & Beverage Industry (Part 1)
Michelle Gillette, Mina Nasseri; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 6th, 2014
Bids to require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMO) were voted down in Colorado and Oregon on Tuesday. Colorado voters rejected Proposition 105, with nearly 70% of voters saying no; while Oregon voters rejected Measure 92, with only 50.9% against the...

 

HTMLNew European Unity Rules in Effect November 1, 2014
Christina Sperry, David Wraige; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Good news for European patent applicants! On November 1, 2014, amended Rule 164 of the European Patent Convention (EPC), which was previously analyzed by Global IP Matters, finally went into effect. Rule 164 as amended offers applicants more flexibility because the European Patent Office (EPO) will...

 

HTMLBusiness Judgment Rule Protects Board’s Decision to Maximize the Value of an Insolvent Delaware Corporation Even If It Puts Creditors at Risk
A. W. "Chip" Phinney, Kevin J. Walsh; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
Directors of an insolvent corporation face a host of difficult questions. Should they wind up operations or file for bankruptcy to preserve assets for creditors, or chart a riskier course that could lead the company back to profitability and possibly create value for shareholders? If they choose...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Amends Act 47 to Give the Commonwealth More Oversight and its Municipalities Less Time to Reorganize
William W. Kannel, Adrienne K. Walker; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014
Pennsylvania’s legislature recently approved House Bill No. 1773, an overhaul to its Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, commonly known as “Act 47.” HB 1773 was signed into law by Governor Tom Corbett on October 31, 2014.

 

HTMLSEC Scrutiny of Crowd investing Sites Not Registered as Broker-Dealers
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
On November 10, 2014, the SEC announced a settlement with Eureeca Capital SPC, which is a crowdinvesting portal incorporated in the Cayman Islands. Eureeca’s website seeks to match foreign-based issuers with investors interested in making equity investments. The website provides information...

 

HTMLThree Take-Aways from the SEC’s Six-Month Report on Administrative Proceedings
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
By rule, the SEC is required to issue a report on the Commission’s administrative proceedings caseload every six months. On October 29, 2014, the SEC issued its most recent report covering the six month period from April 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014. This report also included the...

 

HTMLMandatory Privacy Training Rule for Federal Contractors Expected Soon
Jonathan T. Cain; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014
A rule to require federal contactors handling personally identifiable information to train their employees in safeguarding the information is close to release. Under the anticipated rule, contractor employees will have to undergo either agency training when the agency chooses to make it available,...

 


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