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01 February 2017.  Litigation Alert
First Circuit affirms Pfizer victory in False Claims Act case
Companies facing qui tam litigation should be mindful of Booker when crafting discovery plans and summary judgment motions.
14 September 2016.  Product Liability Alert
WARNING: OEHHA amends California Proposition 65 requirements for "clear and reasonable warnings": next steps
Businesses that sell products in California will have to revamp their Proposition 65 warnings and provide more detail to consumers than before.
30 June 2016.  Environmental Alert
President signs bipartisan law revamping Toxic Substances Control Act
A bipartisan Congressional effort to expand EPA’s authority to regulate chemical manufacturing and usage.
02 May 2016.  FDA Alert
The writing’s on the wall: wise pharma companies will heed FDA warning in new draft guidance on data integrity cGMPs
The release of this Draft Guidance is a salutary reminder of the many enforcement risks that pervade the cGMP environment.
16 December 2015.  Product Liability Alert
Changes to California Prop. 65 warning requirements may create new pitfalls for consumer businesses – key points and timeline
Consumer product and food companies should pay close attention to these proposed changes to avoid future targeting by plaintiffs’ lawsuits.
25 March 2014.  Product Liability Alert
Warning – California proposes major changes for Proposition 65 warnings: take part in the process
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is proposing radical changes to Proposition 65.
18 September 2013.  Product Liability Alert
New EU Cosmetics Regulation already in effect – 9 things for manufacturers and importers to know
A new European Union cosmetics regulation, already in effect, more broadly defines what a cosmetic is and changes the EU’s approach to cosmetics safety.
29 May 2013.  Product Liability Alert
Top of Mind, May 2013
What legal issues are businesses around the globe dealing with this year? What new developments will affect their strategies and bottom lines?
23 April 2013.  Product Liability Alert
Research report: Climate change adaptation in the boardroom
DLA Piper have published a research report, in collaboration with Future Ready and Climate Planning, on climate change adaptation.