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.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) announced an extension to the March 31, 2011, deadline for its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Program (Program).
Over the past few years, an inordinate number of CEQA cases have addressed impacts on historic resources.
Leveraging the increased enforcement authority granted under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”), for the first time, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) imposed a civil monetary ...
The California State Water Resources Control Board (“State Board”) is renewing the state’s general permit regulating storm water discharges from industrial facilities (“Industrial Permit”).