For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, new "economic nexus" rules came into effect in California.
With consumer protection and antitrust ranking high on the list of regulatory and enforcement priorities, it’s crucial to stay ahead of the newest developments in these areas.
On Friday March 18, 2011, California Superior Court Judge Ernest Goldsmith finalized his earlier tentative ruling on the validity of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) environmental analysis.
The California Court of Appeal has clarified that the one-year limitations period for claims for wrongful termination and retaliation under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) begins to run on the date a right-to-sue notice is issued by the Department of Fair Employment and ...
On March 16, 2011, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule that would place new limits on emissions of toxic air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired electric generating units (EGUs or power plants).
The Interactive Advertising Bureau Board of Directors recently voted unanimously to require all members to sign a new code of conduct that necessitates their compliance with the industry’s self-regulatory principles.
The Federal Trade Commission brought its first suit against an alleged Short Message Service (“SMS”) spammer who the agency claims sent more than 5.5 million unsolicited messages to consumers’ mobile phones.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently offered rare and detailed guidance on how merging competitors may share sensitive information during the due diligence process without violating antitrust proscriptions.
Agreeing with a decision from the National Advertising Division, a National Advertising Review Board (NARB) panel recommended that Staples discontinue or modify the claim “[I]t’s like getting supplies for FREE.”
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced last year that off-the-clock work will be a top priority under the Obama administration and that it would increase compliance and enforcement staff for wage and hour audits.