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HTMLPuerto Rico and PREPA Seek Dismissal of Bondholder Challenge to Territory’s Bankruptcy Statute
William W. Kannel, Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) yesterday filed separate motions to dismiss the federal court complaint filed last month by some PREPA bondholders seeking to invalidate the recently-enacted Puerto Rico Public Corporation Debt Enforcement and...

 

HTMLSugar and Spice and Cases on Ice: Evaporated Cane Juice Case Stayed Until FDA Issues Formal Guidelines
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 14, 2014
Last week, a California federal judge revived a putative class action accusing Amy’s Kitchen Inc. of misleading customers by labeling sugar as “evaporated cane juice” on its products. In a finding that puts the case on hold until the FDA weighs in, Judge Illston found that a...

 

HTMLCPSC Nominees Kaye, Mohorovic, and Adler Sent to Senate Floor for Confirmation Vote
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 15, 2014
Today the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved three pending nominations for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The Committee approved Elliot Kaye as Chairman and Joe Mohorovic and Bob Adler as Commissioners to the CPSC. Although the Committee approved his...

 

HTMLNew Massachusetts Law Targets Self-Referrals of Clinical Laboratory Services
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
The Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which was signed into law earlier in the week, included a broad prohibition on clinical laboratory self-referrals. This legislation (the “Bill”) originally proposed by the Attorney General’s office was intended to...

 

HTMLThe Troubled Track Record of the Proxy Strike Suit
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
The recent wave of proxy strike litigation, once thought to be on the rise in 2012 and 2013, has now gone two years without a significant court victory. After one notable early success, decision after decision has gone against plaintiffs in courts across the country. The question is: what now?

 

HTMLHouse Appropriations Amendments Would Halt CPSC’s Voluntary Recalls Rule; Fund Testing Relief
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
The House of Representatives is currently considering H.R. 5016, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2015, which provides funding to many different parts of the federal government for the next fiscal year. This includes the CPSC, which would be funded $118 million...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Considers Component Parts Doctrine
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
Last week, the California Supreme Court granted review of Ramos v. Brenntag Specialties, Inc. to resolve a split in the Second Appellate District regarding the application of California’s component parts doctrine. The component parts doctrine stands for the proposition that a company that...

 

HTMLThe Growth of Telemedicine Means More Alternatives for Patients
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014
On Monday, the Washington Post published an article about the growth of online care in the Washington, D.C. region. The slow but steady expansion of the use of telemedicine is enhanced by guidance from a number of state medical boards calling for providers to use the same standard of care in...

 

HTMLCOPPA Update: FTC Provides More Flexibility on Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent
Julia M. Siripurapu; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
Some clarification and a bit more flexibility was forthcoming late last week from the Federal Trade Commission to help ease compliance with the “new” COPPA.

 

HTMLGovernor Patrick Issues Vetoes, Signs Budget
George Atanasov, Julie Cox; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
On Friday, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a $36.5 billion state budget for FY2015, which is nearly $10 billion larger than the budget he proposed back in January 2014. Before signing off on his eighth and final annual spending plan, the Governor issued $16.1 million in vetoes, amounting to...

 


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