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18 April 2013.  Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations Alert
In victory for Bayer, court rules that class failed to show vitamin claims are false or deceptive
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.
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24 January 2013.  FDA Alert
Food safety from farm to fork: FDA publishes proposed rules aiming to ensure the safety and security of the food supply
Exactly two years after President Barack Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law...
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06 December 2012.  Healthcare Alert
Second Circuit decriminalizes off-label promotion: US v. Caronia likely heading for the Supreme Court
In a landmark decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled in U.S. v. Alfred Caronia...
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03 May 2012.  Healthcare Alert
IOM issues report recommending steps to bolster product safety worldwide
Last month, on April 4, 2012, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report titled "Ensuring Safe Foods and Medical Products Through...
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28 February 2012.  Healthcare Alert
Warning Letters Matter: Nov. 2011 Summary
FDA Warning Letters through November 2011 are now publicly available. Below is our summary of recent Warning Letters of particular interest...
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23 February 2012.  Regulatory Update
France: new law on safety of health products
France has adopted a new law, dated 29 December 2011 and effective 31 December 2011, reinforcing the safety of health products.
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20 January 2012.  Healthcare Alert
What did 2011 mean for false claims act recoveries by DOJ?
France has adopted a new law, dated 29 December 2011 and effective 31 December 2011, reinforcing the safety of health products.
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11 August 2011.  Securities Litigation Alert (US)
Regulators ramp up China reverse merger scrutiny
The SEC is increasing its scrutiny of China-based companies with securities traded on US stock exchanges.
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02 August 2011.  Regulatory News
China and the US sign a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation in the field of antitrust
Recently, the Chinese antimonopoly enforcement agencies signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with the US antitrust agencies in Beijing
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28 July 2011.  Litigation Alert (US)
Circuit split widens: DC Circuit attacks Kiobel, rules corporations liable under Alien Tort Statute; Seventh Circuit rules same
Two US appellate courts have addressed whether corporations may be named as defendants in claims brought under the federal Alien Tort Statute.