• 01.29.10

    Try, Try Again: Maine Makes Its Second Attempt at Legislation on Advertising to Minors

    After its law on advertising to minors met significant resistance last year, the Maine Legislature is now considering a narrower bill limited to just pharmaceutical advertisements.

  • 01.27.10

    New SEC Proxy Disclosure Rules

    On December 16, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved amendments to the proxy disclosure rules that significantly enhance disclosures relating to compensation policies and practices and Board of Director disclosures.

  • 01.26.10

    E-Commerce Retailers Agree to End Post-Transaction Marketing Practices

    In response to the ongoing investigation of online marketing practices by the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, led by Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV, several e-commerce marketers and retailers have agreed to cease engaging in post-transaction marketing, whereby ...

  • 01.19.10

    Report Documents “Labeling Shenanigans” for FDA

    The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) recently sent a report to the Food and Drug Administration documenting specific examples of what it called “labeling shenanigans” in support of its argument seeking food labeling reform.

  • 01.14.10

    "Say on Pay" for TARP Recipients

    On January 12, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) formally adopted amendments to the federal proxy rules to implement certain provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (“EESA”).

  • 01.11.10

    EPA Proposes Rule to Revise National Ozone Standard

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Thursday its proposed revisions to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

  • 01.07.10

    Manatt Attorneys Take Center Stage at Leading Industry Events

    Tune into this audio conference hosted by Thompson Interactive to hear Manatt Partner Ivan Wasserman discuss the rules that govern dietary supplements.

  • 01.07.10

    Is There a New Three Strikes Rule for Some California Banks?

    Community bankers did not design or market subprime mortgages nor did they devise or promote credit default swaps.

  • 01.06.10

    Holmes v. Holmes

    Before James Bond, Bart Simpson, and Mickey Mouse, the world's most famous fictional character was Sherlock Holmes.

  • 01.06.10

    Federal Estate Tax Repealed Effective

    The specter of federal estate tax repeal on January 1, 2010 has been looming since the enactment of the Economic Growth and Tax Reconciliation Act of 2001 (“EGTRA”).



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