As we wind up year 2011 and consider year-end tax planning, there may be an added incentive to accelerate your long-term gift planning to the end of 2011 instead of waiting until 2012.
Defendants who used patriotic images to promote their “Grant Connect” products and services as affiliated with the U.S. Government have settled with the Federal Trade Commission by agreeing to a permanent ban from marketing and selling similar products.
Over 400 banks have been closed since the onset of the financial crisis in mid-2008.
On October 31, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (“DTSC”) issued informal draft regulations for Safer Consumer Products, making significant revisions from earlier drafts.
On November 2, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a Final Rule implementing the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“MSSP”) established under Section 3022 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Final ...
It was another all-day hearing filled with testimony about the effects of climate change and about the repercussions of the California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB” or “Board”) proposed cap and trade regulation.
Verizon announced a controversial new “advertising by geography” program that has already received negative reviews from lawmakers.
When Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 361 into law on October 9, 2011, California became the sixth state to recognize a new category of corporation known as "benefit corporations" or "B corporations."
2011 marks the Promotion Marketing Association’s 100th year representing thousands of brands worldwide.
Functional foods—or foods often fortified with nutrients that offer functional benefits – are among the fastest-growing categories of foods, but as their popularity increases, so too does scrutiny over whether these foods truly provide all of their claimed health benefits.