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Bankruptcy Legislation Update: House Passes Bill Preserving $7.5 Million Eligibility Threshold for Subchapter V; Legislation Ready for Biden’s Signature
The House has passed a bill that will now go to the President to sign into law that raises the eligible debt ceiling for Subchapter V of Chapter 11 to $7,500,000. Small businesses with up to $7,500,000 in noncontingent, liquidated debts will once again be eligible for relief under Subchapter V.
The 2022 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 66 ArentFox Schiff attorneys as leaders in their field.
On May 20, 2022, the agency governing Proposition 65, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), announced that it was allowing the rulemaking process for proposed modifications to the Prop. 65 short-form warnings to lapse.
To Bean or Not to Bean: How Developments in Vanilla Flavoring Disputes Reveal Larger Trends in Mislabeling Cases
A number of recent cases seek to combat what plaintiffs claim is a surge of deceptive marketing by companies in the food space. In particular, there have been a number of claims concerning the use and labeling of vanilla flavoring.
After years of large retailers and malls struggling prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the most vulnerable retailers filing for bankruptcy relief in its immediate wake in early 2020, the US economy rebounded strongly with the aid of government assistance and low interest rates.
Celebrity Collaborations Are All the Buzz: Six Key Considerations for Alcohol Beverage Brands and Celebrities
What do comedian Kevin Hart, model Kendall Jenner, rapper Snoop Dogg, actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer have in common? They all have inked deals recently to promote alcohol beverage products. More celebrity collaborations are being announced nearly every week.
In this inaugural episode of ArentFox Schiff’s Consumer Product Industry Group’s podcast series, the Group’s co-leaders Michelle Mancino Marsh and Lynn Fiorentino discuss the potential implications of California’s latest proposed changes to the Proposition 65 short-form warnings currently used on al
Partner Rachel Remke will present at Practising Law Institute’s Manufacturing and Consumer Products Law Institute on April 13, 2022.
OEHHA proposed its second amendment to the content and conditions for use associated with the widely-used short-form warning permitted under Proposition 65.
Parents across the country are often on the lookout for the latest “hot” items for their kids and social media can be one way parents find out about what’s popular. One toy that has been popular on social media is the Pop It fidget.
Linda M. Jackson, Alexander H. Spiegler, Lauren C. Schaefer, Allan E. Anderson, Robert K. Carrol, Nicholas J. Nesgos, Alexandra M. Romero, Sara T. Schneider, Nathaniel Hyman, Natalie C. Kreeger, Pascal Naples, Morgan R. Pankow, Nadia Patel, Jodi Tai, Sanum Patel
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Amid the holiday cheer this year, you may have noticed longer shipping times and more items out of stock, even as you’ve ordered more online than in the past. Businesses and consumers alike have learned over the past 21 months that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to supply chain bottlenecks.
Over the last few months, you may have seen more e-scooters on the streets as people have felt safer returning to schools and to the office, and have been gathering more frequently with family and friends. E-scooters have many potential benefits: they help alleviate traffic and city congestion.
A recent announcement by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) got the immediate attention of companies that manufacture, process, or import finished products for sale and use by consumer, commercial, and industrial customers.
Mattress manufacturer, Resident Home LLC and its owner, Ran Reske, will pay $750,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges over alleged misrepresentations that its mattresses were made from 100% USA-made materials in violation of an earlier FTC administrative order prohibiting the company
On Notice: FTC Threatens Significant Fines Against Advertisers Who Violate Endorsement and Testimonial Guidance
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on October 13, 2021, warned 700 major consumer products companies and national advertisers that any future violations of the FTC’s endorsement and testimonial guidance could result in civil fines of up to $43,792 per incident. While the notices do not allege a
In a Notice of Inquiry, the FCC is requesting public comment in a proceeding that will help determine the scope and nature of regulation of the “Internet of Things” for the next several decades.
⚠️ WARNING! California Announces Proposed Amendment to Proposition 65 Warning Requirements for Acrylamide
Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals it has determined to cause cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm. Since California has the sixth-largest economy in the world, manufacturers of consumer goods worldwide may b