Japan's New Chemical Reporting Requirements
Reports Due in June 2011
On April 1, 2011, a new reporting
requirement for chemicals came into effect in Japan. This new requirement
originated in the 2009 amendment to Japan's chemical...
The State Council of the People's Republic of China
announced the revised Regulation on the Control over Safety of Dangerous
Chemicals  , hereafter referred to as "the
revised Regulation") on March 02, 2011. It will become effective...
Now that the 2010 Registration deadline for high volume
and high risk substances has passed, the European Commission, the European
Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and the Member State Competent Authorities are gearing
up for Authorisation - the true "Heart...
The American Bar Association's Private Advertising Litigation Committee (PAL) has published a summary of recent advertising law decisions and filings. Associate Hesham Sharawy contributed to the "PAL Recent Litigation Developments" report...
U.S. State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
("DDTC") has proposed new rules that would authorize exports to
Australia, Canada and the UK of items controlled by the International Traffic
in Arms Regulations...
On March 29, 2011, the Sixth Circuit decided Hoffman
v. Solis , Case No. 08-4128, a retaliation case brought after a pilot was
allegedly denied a promotion in response to his safety complaints. Mark Hoffman
claimed NetJets Aviation, Inc. violated the...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
has published a new rule, effective January 18 th , revising the
procedures for handling whistleblower claims arising under the Energy
Reorganization Act (ERA) and six environmental statutes: the...