The Government of India ("Government") has approved several amendments to India's consolidated foreign direct investment policy ("FDI Policy"). These amendments are effective as of August 22, 2013.
Client Alert | August 29, 2013
Updated on July 31, 2013In the wake of 2007--the “year of the recall”--Congress passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (“CPSIA”), Pub.
Client Alert | May 15, 2013
On April 2, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a report of investigation pursuant to Section 21(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 providing guidance to public companies on the application of Regulation FD to corporate disclosures made through social media (the "Report").
Client Alert | April 15, 2013
On March 12, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") updated its advertising disclosure guidelines for mobile and other online advertisers. The new guidance, .com Disclosures: How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising, explains how advertisers can make disclosures "clear and conspicuous" to avoid deceiving consumers.
Client Alert | March 14, 2013
In a decision that reaffirms that federal courts do not have jurisdiction to decide hypothetical challenges to the validity of intellectual property, the U.S.
Client Alert | January 11, 2013
The Government of India ("Indian Government") has approved a number of far-reaching amendments to India's foreign direct investment ("FDI") policy in the retail sector through the issuance of Press Note 4 of 2012 and Press Note 5 of 2012, each dated September 20, 2012.
Client Alert | September 28, 2012
Companies with customers in California are facing an increasing number of class action suits seeking significant sums in statutory damages, attorney's fees and costs under California's "Shine the Light" law, a part of California's Consumer Records Act.
Client Alert | September 5, 2012
New York partner Lois Herzeca is the author of "Five Tips for Directors of Retail and Consumer Products Companies" [PDF] published by Corporate Board Member at Boardmember.com on April 2, 2012.
Article | April 2, 2012
On September 20, 2011, Judge Lucy H. Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order in In re iPhone Application Litigation, Case No.
Client Alert | September 27, 2011
On August 23, 2011, Judge Richard S. Sullivan of the Southern District of New York issued a decision in Gucci America, Inc. v. Li, No. 10 Civ. 4974 (RJS) granting the plaintiffs' motion to compel the production of counterfeiters' bank records from non-party Bank of China.
Client Alert | September 6, 2011
New York partner Lois Herzeca is the author of "Social Media and the Federal Securities Laws" [PDF] published in the April 4, 2011 issue of BNA's Securities Regulation & Law Report.
Article | April 4, 2011
On July 5, 2010, the European Commission adopted a retail market monitoring report identifying the key issues that potentially hamper a more efficient and fairer retail services industry within the EU.
Client Alert | July 12, 2010
On June 23, 2010, U.S. District Judge Harold Baer, Jr. of the Southern District of New York issued his decision in Gucci America, Inc. v. Frontline Processing Corp., 09 Civ.
Client Alert | June 25, 2010
New York partner Lois F. Herzeca is the author of "Strategies for Allocating Long-Term Value In Fashion and Apparel License Agreements" [PDF] published in the May 2010 edition of Entertainment Law and Finance.
Article | May 21, 2010
New York partner Lois F. Herzeca is the author of "Liability of Directors with Special Expertise under Federal Securities Law and Delaware Corporate Law" [PDF] published in the May 2010 edition of Bloomberg Law Reports - Director and Officer Liability.
Article | May 3, 2010