Recent Posts tagged as 'Regulatory'
Blog Post
09/21/2018
By Dena B. Calo

In an en banc ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district courts’ dismissals of various actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") by former servers and bartenders who alleged that they were not paid appropriate wages for non-tipped work by their respective employers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") dual jobs regulation C.F.R. § 531.56(e) and its interpretation contained in its 1988 Field Operations Handbook, employees are entitled to the full minimum wage for any time spent in a non-tipped occupation.

Blog Post
09/12/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

In remarks at the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society’s (RAPS) 2017 Regulatory Convergence Conference yesterday, U.S.

Blog Post
07/31/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

On July 28, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) announced a new, comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will place nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the Agency’s tobacco regulatory efforts.

Blog Post
07/20/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) announced a wave of reforms this week in line with Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen’s mission to “aggressively” implement a Trump administration directive aimed at eliminating wasteful, unnecessary regulations and processes.

Blog Post
06/21/2017
By Jonathan A. Havens

On June 15, 2017, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced that the Agency is developing a new Digital Health Innovation Plan (the Plan), through which FDA hopes to encourage industry growth by providing more regulatory certainty to device developers. Gottlieb also indicated that the Agency will soon pilot a new, risk-based approach toward regulating digital health technologies.

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