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posted on Tue, 26 May 2020
CCPA compliance is a cross-functional exercise that requires active participation and buy-in from business units across the organization to tackle data mapping, work flows and employee training. On the latest episode of the Ad Law Access Podcast, special counsel Tara Marciano and associates Carmen Hinebaugh and Alexander Schneider discuss the ongoing challenges of operationalizing CCPA... Continue Reading…
posted on Thu, 21 May 2020
As we have written about extensively on this blog, consumers continue to grow more environmentally conscious and demand products that reflect this concern. To meet consumer demands and as part of social responsibility initiatives, companies are increasing their “sustainable” practices, recycling materials, upcycling other products, and working to reduce waste and environmental harms.  As companies... Continue Reading…
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posted on Thu, 16 Apr 2020
The impact of COVID-19 is being felt at all levels of the economy and will work its way through bankruptcy courts for years to come.  In these early days, many creditors who are themselves suffering are providing assistance to troubled companies.  Suppliers and commercial landlords are agreeing to various forms of relief, including modified credit... Continue Reading
posted on Tue, 07 Apr 2020
The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic will leave in its wake a significant increase in commercial chapter 11 filings. Many of these cases will feature extensive litigation involving breach of contract claims, business interruption insurance disputes, and common law causes of action based on novel interpretations of long-standing legal doctrines such as force majeure.... Continue Reading
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posted on Wed, 13 May 2020
On April 29, the National Advertising Division (“NAD”) recommended that Talyoni Professional, LLC and its affiliate, Ecoco, Inc. (collectively “Talyoni”) discontinue express claims that the companies’ cosmetic and wellness products contain CBD, as well as product performance claims based on the presence of CBD in the products.  For those who may be unfamiliar, NAD, part... Continue Reading
posted on Thu, 09 Apr 2020
In a somewhat mixed decision for cannabis company defendants, a false advertising class action lawsuit will proceed in the Southern District of Florida – and not be halted while waiting for guidance from the FDA – although some of the claims relating to products not purchased by the plaintiff were dismissed. The case, Potter v.... Continue Reading
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posted on Mon, 18 May 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly unfolds, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) has been active to keep communications services available through various waivers, extensions, and other regulatory relief. Kelley Drye’s Communications Practice Group is tracking these actions and what they mean for communications service providers and their customers. CommLaw Monitor will provide regular updates to its... Continue Reading…
posted on Tue, 12 May 2020
At its May Open Meeting on May 13, 2020, in addition to items on regulatory fees and broadcaster applications notices, the Commission will consider two spectrum related items designed to further expand wireless broadband opportunities. In a draft Report and Order to transition the 900 MHz Band, the Commission would make six of the ten... Continue Reading…
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posted on Tue, 19 May 2020
Despite the lack of a private right of action to enforce the U.S. Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (“FDCA”), the plaintiffs’ bar continually tries to use the FDCA to support other causes of action, and more often than not class actions, challenging the marketing or labeling of cosmetics.  A recent decision by the Southern... Continue Reading
posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2020
As business people, airport management, and event hosts everywhere try to figure out how they can return to business as usual, many are considering telethermographic device systems.  These are cameras that can detect human temperature in comparison to their surroundings to help identify fevers.  Reuters reported last week that Amazon implemented thermal cameras at its... Continue Reading
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posted on Thu, 30 Apr 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is focusing substantial enforcement attention on the internet sale of pesticide products marketed with anti-viral claims, particularly those with claims related to coronavirus and COVID-19.  EPA is scrutinizing on-line listings of pesticide products to identify and take action against products that are unregistered or which bear unapproved claims. Last... Continue Reading
posted on Wed, 01 Apr 2020
Below is a Kelley Drye client advisory written by Steven Humphreys and Lauren Shah on March 30, 2019. On March 26, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or “Agency”) sent a Memorandum to all governmental and private sector partners titled “COVID-19 Implications for EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program.” The temporary policy provides for... Continue Reading
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posted on Wed, 20 May 2020
First Up: DOL Expands Overtime Exemption for Commission-based Retail and Service Workers We all know that retail has been hit hard by the pandemic. When retail employees paid on a commission basis do go back to work, fewer of them will qualify for overtime, thanks to a Department of Labor (DOL) rule promulgated on Monday,... Continue Reading…
posted on Wed, 20 May 2020
Employers, as you plan for a safe return to work, there are several critical protocols and practices to consider. Below you will find a Return to Work (RTW) Checklist, created by the Kelley Drye Labor and Employment team, to help you navigate getting back to work effectively. If you have any questions or need more... Continue Reading…
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posted on Wed, 15 Apr 2020
The Justice Department lost another merger the other day.  This one was their challenge to Sabre’s acquisition of Farelogix.  Sabre aggregates air fares in a hosted environment and serves about 50 percent of the market.  Farelogix developed, and then open sourced, a peer-to-peer solution for the airline/travel agent industry (the “new distribution capability”), and provides... Continue Reading
posted on Thu, 26 Mar 2020
On March 24, 2020, the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department and the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission announced that they are adopting expedited processes for reviewing potential collaborations or other activities for antitrust issues in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Agencies recognized the urgency of the coronavirus event and stated... Continue Reading
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posted on Tue, 26 May 2020
On May 22, 2020, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced the addition of the following  businesses and a government institute to the agency’s Entity List in response to involvement in or support for human rights abuses related to the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR): China’s Ministry of Public Security’s Institute of... Continue Reading
posted on Tue, 26 May 2020
On May 21, the U.S. Treasury Department, as chair of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”), issued a proposed rule that more directly links mandatory filing obligations with export control restrictions administered by other federal agencies, including the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls... Continue Reading