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Efforts to update FDA’s personal care products regulations continue as Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) recently introduced H.R. 6903, the “Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2018.” 
Last week, CPSC announced that Costco Wholesale, Corp., of Issaquah, WA, had agreed to pay a $3.85 million civil penalty for failing to report to the Commission that the EKO Sensible Eco Living Trash Cans sold by Costco contained a defect that created an unreasonable risk of serious injury.
Last week, the FDA confirmed it conducted a surprise inspection of e-cigarette manufacture Juul Labs. 
On October 1, 2018, the New York State Department of Labor announced its final regulations to prevent workplace harassment.
In the last hour of the last day of last month, with 30 minutes to spare, US Trade Representative Lighthizer met the US self-imposed deadline and formally sent to Congress the agreed-upon text of a US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
Last week, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) published in the Federal Register its Final Order placing FDA-approved cannabidiol drug products (CBD) containing no more than 0.1 percent tetrahydrocannabinols in schedule V of the Controlled Substances Act. 
US Customs and Border Protection’s Executive Assistant Commissioner of Field Operations, Todd Owen, recently spoke with Politico and confirmed that CBP will continue to apply long-standing US federal laws and regulations that treat marijuana as a banned substance at the US border. 
Cardiologists are being challenged to find ways to incorporate data from a new OTC mobile medical app into their practices and patient interactions. As wearable technology becomes increasingly medical, this dynamic may represent a harbinger of future health management obstacles.
The Trump Administration recently announced several major decisions, including: finalizing the List 3 products subject to additional duties and revealing its implementation schedule.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register on September 14, 2018 regarding its controversial joint-employer standard. 
As of September 6, 2018, all New York City employers are required to provide new hires with a fact sheet about the Stop Sexual Harassment Act.
This two-part article on how the courts have analyzed claims for coverage under traditional crime policies, protocols, and procedures that companies can use to reduce the risk of falling victim to cyber phishing scams appeared in Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report.
The United States and Mexico announced an agreement on August 27, 2018 regarding key issues that have been the focus of trilateral discussions among the US, Mexico and Canada for over a year.
Arent Fox San Francisco Managing Partner and Sports Practice Group Leader Rich Brand and Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection Senior Associate Eva Pulliam co-authored the article, “Faces in the Crowd: Legal Considerations for Use of Facial Recognition Technology at Sports Arenas."
On August 27th, New York State published a model training, model policy, and model complaint form on sexual harassment in the workplace that applies to all employers, regardless of size.
All Bark and No Bite? State Department Explains Further the Waivers of the CBW Sanctions Against the Russian Government, Confirming that Many Exports, Even of National Security Controlled Items, Can Still Be Exported to Russia.
Through a series of recent statements, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has signaled that the agency is prepared to assert its enforcement authority in reviewing label claims and modernizing standards of identity for certain products.
We are pleased to provide you with the new, 2018 version of the Arent Fox Survey of Data Breach Notification Statutes.
In today’s instant news environment, headlines are abuzz with different types of misconduct in the sports industry. These issues range from sexual misconduct allegations to player mistreatment.
Following on our previous alert, Proposition 65 amendments that take effect on August 30, 2018 impose new warning requirements on all participants in the product supply chain.
On June 6, 2018, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb issued Memo 18-04 offering helpful guidance on employee handbooks after the Board’s decision in The Boeing Company, 365 NLRB No. 154 (Dec. 14, 2017).
Recent decisions arising out of the Arcapita bankruptcy case provide useful guidance regarding the minimum contacts required for bankruptcy court jurisdiction as well as when and how to apply international comity and the presumption against extraterritoriality in bankruptcy litigation.
In a recent opinion, United States Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn of the Southern District of New York held that Bankruptcy Courts may enter final default judgments against non-US defendants who fail to respond to a properly served summons and complaint.
The US Administration announced that it would be imposing sanctions on the Russian Government under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act) over the use of a “Novichok” nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate UK citizen Sergei Skripal.
On July 9, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2770 into law, which seeks to protect victims of sexual harassment who complain to their employers from defamation claims by the alleged harasser.