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HTMLPreparation for 2014 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2015 Annual Shareholder Meetings
Megan N. Gates, Pamela B. Greene; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they prepare for their fiscal year-end filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and their annual shareholder meetings. This...

 

HTMLAnd the Beat Goes On: NY State Assembly to Vote on GMO Labeling Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015
Coming on the heels of the reintroduction of the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, on March 3, 2015, the New York State Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection voted 9 to 6, with one abstention, to pass bill A.617, which would require food made with genetically modified...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLNew Product Safety Bills Address Child-Resistant Packaging for E-Cigarettes and Detergent Pods
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
Last year, we wrote about legislative efforts on Capitol Hill to require the CPSC to implement a rule requiring childproof packaging for liquid nicotine containers. Liquid nicotine typically refills the vials for e-cigarettes, which are rapidly gaining in popularity. Recently, Senator Bill Nelson...

 

HTMLAlbany County, NY Enacts Stringent Children’s Product Safety Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
Do local governments, such as town councils and county legislatures, have a role in regulating consumer products that is typically reserved for the federal and state governments? Apparently, the legislature and executive of Albany County, New York believe that they do.

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLNew Year Brings CPSC Civil Penalty for Axe Manufacturer
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
On January 5, 2015, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Gerber Legendary Blades, a division of Fiskars Brands Inc., has agreed to pay a $2.6 million civil penalty to resolve charges that it knowingly failed to immediately report to the CPSC a safety hazard associated...

 

HTMLCPSC and E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Ink Deal to Block Sale of Recalled Products to U.S. Consumers
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
Following an ABC 20/20 investigative story where CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye called Craigslist’s failure to block the sale of recalled products “morally irresponsible,” the agency announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba...

 


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