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Did you know that the amount of civil penalties paid in 2014 was twice as much as in 2013? Or that the highest single civil penalty paid in CPSC history occurred in 2014? Were children’s products again the most recalled class of products? Were more children’s products recalled than last year? By how much did the total number of products recalled increase from 2013 to 2014?
January 28, 2015
Publications
Our Antitrust Group analyzes how the Federal Trade Commission updated its thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and Section 8 of the Clayton Act.
January 27, 2015
Advisories
Pat Sargent, partner in Alston & Bird’s Finance Practice, offers his thoughts on the new Dodd-Frank credit risk retention rules, their effect on the CMBS market and what they will mean to lenders.
January 27, 2015
Interviews
Our Intellectual Property Group examines the fallout of the U.S. Supreme Court decision handing juries the task of resolving questions on trademark tacking.
January 27, 2015
Advisories
The following is the A&B Healthcare Week In Review for the week ending January 23, 2015.
January 23, 2015
Publications
Last week, the Eighth Circuit strongly rebuked a Nebraska district court, reversing the certification order in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class action.
January 21, 2015
Publications
As social media began to evolve, the pharmaceutical industry continued to wait for the FDA to establish clear guidelines for acceptable marketing strategies before allocating significant resources to promotional activities using social media campaigns. In 2014, the FDA finally delivered on its promise with the release of three new Draft Guidances that, in addition to a Draft Guidance released in 2011, collectively make up the FDA’s current thinking on social media.
January 20, 2015
Publications
Edward (Ted) Kang is a partner in Alston & Bird LLP’s government & internal investigations group. Based in the firm's Washington, D.C., office, he focuses his practice on white collar matters in the areas of antitrust, health care, anti-corruption and international trade sanctions.
January20, 2015
Publications
Our Labor & Employment Group reveals some of the hidden effects employers need to know about President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform while awaiting better government guidance.
January 20, 2015
Advisories
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently are investigating multiple instances of Wallcur simulated IV saline, which was prepared for training purposes only, being distributed and used with patients in numerous states.
January 16, 2015
Advisories
Our International Trade Group examines President Obama’s new economic policy effective on Cuba January 16 and what it means for U.S. business.
January 16, 2015
Advisories
With criminal enforcement continuing to be a focus of the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice, our Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group looks ahead to see what sectors will receive scrutiny in 2015.
January 16, 2015
Advisories
Our International Tax Group cuts through the conceptual fog of the IRS determination of an independent agent and the distinction between traders and dealers seeking Trading Safe Harbors.
January 16, 2015
Advisories
The following is the A&B Healthcare Week In Review for the week ending January 16, 2015.
January 16, 2015
Publications
“Does FDA Approval of Health Claims Nix Litigation Risk?,” Corporate Counsel, January 15, 2015.
January 15, 2015
Publications
After a year marked by large civil penalties, including the largest civil penalty in CPSC history, the CPSC is off to a fast start again this year, announcing another multimillion dollar civil penalty on January 5, 2015. An analysis of this past year’s civil penalties, as well as 2014’s product recalls, will be available in Alston & Bird’s upcoming Annual CPSC Recall Snapshot for 2014.
January 15, 2015
Publications
Our Financial Services & Products Group examines how the FDIC’s recent financial institution letter on brokered deposits can aid depository institutions in identifying, accepting and reporting brokered deposits.
January 13, 2015
Advisories
At the end of 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was called upon to decide the fate of two common food additives, aspartame and bisphenol A, that had come under attack from consumer and environmental groups for their alleged health risks.
January 12, 2015
Publications
Our Investment Management Group breaks down which non-EU alternative investment fund managers are required to file Annex IV Reports by February 1.
January 12, 2015
Advisories
“Abandoning ‘Lawful Permanent Resident’ Status,” Tax Management International Journal, January 12, 2015.
January 12, 2015
Publications