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|High Court to Weigh In on Labeling Dispute Between Competing Beverage Companies|
Christopher M. Bikus; Husch Blackwell LLP;
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 13, 2014The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari to hear an appeal filed by POM Wonderful LLC in connection with its suit against The Coca-Cola Company under the Lanham Act alleging that Coca-Cola’s “Pomegranate Blueberry” juice labels are misleading. POM Wonderful asserts these...
|President Signs Long-Awaited Farm Bill: What You Need To Know|
Kyle J. Gilster, Steven M. Kupka; Husch Blackwell LLP;
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 7, 2014On Friday, February 7th, President Obama signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642), widely referred to as the 2014 Farm Bill, a comprehensive five-year farm policy package for agricultural and food assistance programs. The U.S. House of Representatives passed this legislation on January 29,...
|2014 Farm Bill: Organic Checkoff Program and Organic Crop Insurance|
Marnie A. Jensen; Husch Blackwell LLP;
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014Finally! On February 7, 2014, the President signed the “Agricultural Act of 2014,” or what most of us simply call the 2014 “Farm Bill.”
|The New Farm Act 2014: What's In, What's Out - How the Revised Title 9 May Impact Your Business|
Steven J. Levitas, Mark J. Riedy, Marianna Toma; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
February 11, 2014, previously published on February 7, 2014After extensive negotiations, Congress passed the $956 billion Agricultural Act of 2014 (“Farm Act 2014”), and President Obama signed it into law on February 7, 2014 at Michigan State University. The Farm Act 2014 provides $881 million in mandatory funding for the Title 9 energy...
|Farm Bill Finally Passes|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
February 11, 2014, previously published on February 7, 2014The farm bill is finally headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature - a whopping five years after debate on the issue began. The bill, which previously had cleared the House, passed the Senate by a bipartisan margin of 68 to 32.
|NFL Cheerleader Cries Foul Over Compensation|
Dawn M. Knepper; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
February 10, 2014, previously published on February 4, 2014Standard contracts that sports franchises, such as the National Football League (NFL), use for independent contractors should be closely scrutinized in the wake of a newly filed class action lawsuit that is shining the spotlight on their enforceability and legality.
|When Trucks Spill Their Load|
Dirk H. Beckwith; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
January 21, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014Last December, Michael Wilson of Rex, Ga. was driving his semi on Interstate 55/74 near Bloomington, Ill. when he clipped an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) truck parked in the center lane. The truck, which had a signboard trailer attached, was there to warn drivers of roadwork ahead.
|Michigan’s Equine Activity Liability Act: Are We Galloping in the Right Direction?|
Julie I. Fershtman; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
January 21, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014Horses, by their nature, present risks because they are large, powerful, unpredictable animals that act on instinct. Indeed, a horse with no dangerous or aggressive history nevertheless has the potential to hurt anyone who is riding, driving, handling, or near it. Injuries bring the possibility of...
|Florida House Insurance Committee Advances Bill Authorizing Electronic Delivery of Motor Vehicle Service Agreements, Home Warranties|
Colodny Fass Talenfeld Karlinsky Abate Webb P.A.;
January 14, 2014, previously published on January 8, 2014The Florida House of Representatives' Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ("Subcommittee") met today, January 8, 2014.
|Accounting for Growth Regulations Expected in 2014|
Gordon Feinblatt LLC;
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 2013The Maryland Department of the Environment (“MDE”) is expected to propose new regulations to implement the State’s Accounting for Growth (“AFG”) policy in early 2014. The AFG policy is one component of the State’s efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay and is...