Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mobile Medical App? There’s an FDA Draft Guidance For That.

We’re seeing interest in the Food and Drug Administration’s Draft Guidance, issued July 21, 2011, on the regulation of mobile medical applications which, according to the FDA, pose similar risks as other regulated medical devices.  We’ll continue to update this reading list as additional commentary and analysis comes in: Draft Guidance Clarifies How FDA Plans… Read more »

Dodd-Frankly, My Dear, You Should Give A Damn…

For your reference, our latest roundup on the Dodd-Frank Act from leading lawyers and law firms on JD Supra, beginning with Morrison & Foerster’s one-year review of the Act’s impact on public companies: Dodd-Frank One Year Later: The Public Company Executive Compensation, Governance and Disclosure Provisions (Morrison & Foerster LLP): “One year ago today, President Obama signed… Read more »

Dodd-Frank Act Update: Futures Trading Regulations

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently issued a final order providing temporary relief from Title VII provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. For your reference, here’s a roundup of what lawyers on JD Supra are saying about the extended deadlines and other Dodd-Frank developments:  CFTC Publishes Rule Proposals and Approves Final Rules Under Dodd-Frank (Katten Muchin… Read more »

ERISA Update: Extended Deadlines, Cyr v. Reliance Standard Life Ins Co, and More

For your reference, here’s what law firms on JD Supra are telling us what to think about recent Department of Labor ERISA-related developments: Deadline Extension for ERISA Disclosures Extension of Applicability Dates for New ERISA Disclosure Rules (Morgan Lewis): “On July 13, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule extending the compliance dates… Read more »

Overtime Laws In California: Supreme Court Rules For Non-resident Employees in Sullivan v Oracle

For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are telling us about California overtime rules based on the June 30, 2011, Supreme Court ruling in the Sullivan v Oracle wage-hour lawsuit:  Sullivan v. Oracle Corporation: Non-Residents Who Perform Work in California Are Governed By California Wage Hour Laws – Including Daily Overtime Rules (International Lawyers… Read more »

Hart-Scott-Rodino Rules: DOJ And FTC Final Changes To Merger Reporting Form

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission released their final changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino reporting form on July 7, 2011. For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are saying about how those changes will affect merger reporting for your company:  Antitrust Agencies Announce Final Changes to HSR Filing Form (Reed Smith): “These changes include… Read more »