• 01.06.11

    Dietary Supplements 2011: What to Expect Inside the Beltway and Beyond

    The Food and Drug Law Institute brings the Dietary Supplements 2011 conference to Washington, D.C., on January 27, 2011, as part of its annual “Food Week.”

  • 12.28.10

    New California Law Governs Auto Renewals

    A new law took effect in California governing automatic renewals that requires companies to make greater disclosures and obtain affirmative consent from consumers prior to their being charged.

  • 12.17.10

    Overview of the FTC’s Report on Consumer Privacy 

    On December 1, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) released a preliminary staff report (the “Report”) setting forth a framework for how commercial entities should protect consumer information.  

  • 12.13.10

    Antipiracy, Counterfeit Bill Heads to Full Senate

    The Senate Judiciary Committee recently passed the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act by a unanimous vote, moving the legislation to the full Senate.

  • 12.02.10

    FDA Reveals Graphic Proposed Warning Labels for Cigarettes

    The Food and Drug Administration unveiled 36 proposed warning labels for cigarette packs, pursuant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, that gives the agency the power to regulate tobacco products for the first time and to promulgate warning labels.

  • 11.23.10

    A Primer on Avoiding the Potential Pitfalls Associated with Social Networking

    Amid intensifying scrutiny surrounding Facebook’s privacy practices, it is more important than ever for employers to carefully consider their social media policies to avoid potential “land mines” that exist in the cyber-communication world. 

  • 11.16.10

    Ziploc Can Substantiate Evolve Bag Claims—With More Info

    The National Advertising Division (NAD) determined certain environmental claims made by S.C. Johnson & Son regarding its Ziploc Evolve storage bags could be supported but recommended that the company provide clearer information about its use of wind energy in the product’s ...

  • 11.10.10

    Energy Efficiency Critic Sues Over LEED Certification System

    A self-proclaimed “energy efficiency maven” filed a class action against the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which governs LEED certification, in which he alleges that the Council engaged in false advertising and fraud, and committed antitrust and RICO violations.

  • 11.04.10

    BNA’s Environmental Webinar

    For the first time in 12 years, the Federal Trade Commission has issued revisions to its environmental Green Guides, which provide comprehensive guidance to advertisers on how to make claims about the environmental attributes of their products and operations.

  • 10.26.10

    Tech Companies Support Rush Privacy Bill; Other Bills in the Pipeline

    Three major tech companies—eBay, Intel, and Microsoft—sent a letter to Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Il.) in support of his proposed privacy bill, the Best Practices Act.



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