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|Homeopathic Products Under Renewed Scrutiny Following FDA’s Consumer Warnings|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 17, 2016Last week, following up on a more general warning issued on September 30, FDA alerted the public that it had received at least 10 reports of baby deaths associated with the use of homeopathic teething products, as well as over 400 other adverse event reports over the past six years (since a 2010...
|Parliament Looks to Enhance Shareholder Democracy and Gender Diversity Disclosure|
Joseph DiPonio, Stephen P. Robertson; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 13, 2016On September 28, 2016, the Canadian parliament tabled Bill C-25 ("Bill") for first reading which proposes amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act ("CBCA"). Of particular interest to reporting issuers incorporated under the CBCA are amendments requiring: (1) changes to...
|Moving on From “Natural,” FDA Seeks Comments on What It Means to Be a “Healthy” Food|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 13, 2016As it signaled it would be doing earlier this year, FDA has initiated a public process to redefine the implied nutrient content claim “healthy” when it is used on food labels and labeling. In addition, while the process is underway, the Agency intends to exercise enforcement discretion...
|CFPB Single-Director Structure Unconstitutional: CFPB Director Now Serves at President’s Will|
Thomas M. Byrne, Matt Gatewood, Kymberly Kochis, Lewis S. Wiener; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
October 14, 2016, previously published on October 14, 2016A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled October 11, 2016, that the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional. The court concluded that an independent agency such as the CFPB cannot have a single director...
|Small Business Rebirth Fund Awards Second Round of Grants to Flood-Impacted Companies|
Taylor Porter Brooks Phillips L.L.P.;
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 4, 2016The Louisiana Small Business Rebirth Fund announced nearly $200,000 in grants to 50 small businesses impacted by the August flooding across South Louisiana. This is the second distribution from the Fund, bringing the total grant recipients to 107 and the total funds disbursed to nearly $550,000....
|Ohio Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Mineral Rights in Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays|
Kevin C. Meacham, John P. Miller, Roy A. Powell, Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Jeffery D. (Jeff) Ubersax; Jones Day;
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 2016Many states have "dormant mineral" legislation providing for the transfer of severed mineral interests to the surface owner if the mineral owner does not develop the minerals or take other action manifesting an intent to preserve his interest over an extended period of time, typically 20...
|New Capital-Raising Initiatives for Alberta-based Start-up Businesses|
Kelly R. Ford, Juliamai L. Giffen, Karen Keck, Kevin Zhou; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 12, 2016, previously published on September 26, 2016On July 26, 2016, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) adopted a start-up business exemption (ASC Rule 45-517 Prospectus Exemption for Start-up Businesses), which is designed to be a simpler and less costly capital-raising alternative for Alberta-based start-up businesses. The start-up business...
|Wisconsin Defamation Law Primer|
Meissner Tierney Fisher Nichols S.C.;
October 12, 2016, previously published on October 2016Whether the context is business or personal, this article will provide you with an overview of the basic principles of the law of defamation in Wisconsin with the hope that you can avoid the cost and inconvenience of pursuing or defending one of these claims.
|Protect Two of Your Most Important Business Assets: Your Company Name and Your Important Brand Names|
Paul C. Van Slyke; Paul C. VanSlyke, Senior Counsel at Hoover Slovacek LLP;
October 10, 2016, previously published by 1IT Enterprise Magazine, Houston Texas on Fall 2016Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another. Without a registered trademark, your...
|Court Dismisses Case Where Real Property Damage Was Caused by Tractor-trailer's Use as a Motor Vehicle|
Dirk H. Beckwith; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
October 10, 2016, previously published on September 21, 2016Truck Hits WarehouseThe United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan (the “Court”) recently dismissed a lawsuit seeking recovery of property damages filed by the property owner against a motor carrier and its truck driver.