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|FTC Announces 2016 Thresholds for Merger Control Filings Under HSR Act and Interlocking Directorates Under the Clayton Act|
Andrew J. Forman, Ngoc Pham Hulbig, Jonathan S. Kanter, Christian J. Lorenz, Charles F. (Rick) Rule; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 26, 2016The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”); the revised thresholds are expected to become effective in late February...
|The Database Software Says it is “Encrypted”... But is it?|
Christopher B. Hopkins; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 25, 2016Your company relies upon its database or office management software to encrypt internal documents and customer data from hackers. Is it possible that your software claims to provide encryption, but actually does not? After the Snowden disclosures and the Target holiday hack, it would seem ludicrous...
|FTC Increases HSR Jurisdictional Thresholds|
Robert G. Kidwell, Helen J. Kim, Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
February 3, 2016, previously published on January 22, 2016The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 21, 2016 increased jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the HSR Act). The FTC revises the thresholds annually based on changes in the gross...
|NYS Appellate Court Upholds Executive Compensation Order and Regulations: What Happens Next?|
Harold N. Iselin, Joshua L. Oppenheimer, Francis J. Serbaroli; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016On Dec. 30, 2015, the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department upheld the validity of Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order pertaining to executive compensation and administrative expenses of certain service providers (EO 38), as well as the implementing regulations. This was the first...
|Alabama No Longer an Outlier State: Legislature Says “No” to Innovator Liability|
Christopher S. Berdy, John H. Dollarhide, Ashley Nader Stubbs; Butler Snow LLP;
January 21, 2016, previously published on Fall 2015Since the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Pliva, Inc. v. Mensing1, the plaintiffs’ bar has been feverishly searching for an alternate theory of recovery when the claimant took a generic prescription drug. One of those alternate theories is “innovator liability,”...
|Confirmation of New FDA Head May Be Held Up By GE Salmon Labeling Issues|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016On Tuesday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee unanimously approved the President’s nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as the next commissioner of food and drugs. (Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT, who would have voted against the nomination, was not present at the...
|Obama Goes it Alone on Gun Control|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
January 20, 2016, previously published on January 8, 2016An emotional President Barack Obama told the American people this week that he would no longer wait for Congress to pass new gun control regulations. President Obama announced executive action intended to do what he says the American people want Congress to do when it comes to guns.
|FDA, Industry Stakeholders and Legislators Zero in on New Food Labeling Guidelines|
Scott S. Liebman; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
January 20, 2016, previously published on December 2015The food industry and the FDA are duking it out over "natural" and "healthy" labels found on food products and dietary supplements. As the agency seeks stakeholder comments on whether the term "natural" necessitates regulation, it is also facing a citizen petition on...
|Obama Administration Releases New Dietary Guidelines Focusing on Limiting Sugar|
Edgar J. Asebey, Jonathan Berman, Colleen Heisey, Katherine M. Llewellyn, Cristiana Spontoni; Jones Day;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 2016The Obama administration has released the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans with a new focus on limiting sugar. The Guidelines are revised every five years by USDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), based largely on advice from the Dietary Guidelines...
|Distribution Arrangements In Singapore: Forewarned Is Forearmed|
Roshini Krishnan, Mark See; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 7, 2015“In fair weather prepare for foul,” Thomas Fuller advised. Exporters and distributors often sign distribution agreements with each other, but the terms of such agreements may not always be properly structured. The unintended problems created often do not become apparent until it is too...