New Law Prohibits the Sale of Expired Baby Food and Over-the-Counter Drugs

December 14, 2011

Most parents, including me, reasonably expect that, if a retailer sells them baby food or infant formula products, the items are not “expired” and unsafe for consumption or use.  Surprisingly, until recently, in California and perhaps other states, such retail

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Revisiting Swipe Fees

October 21, 2011

A few months ago, I wrote a blog piece analyzing the Durbin Amendment to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law which authorized the Federal Reserve to impose a cap on debit card “swipe fees.” The article was critical of the

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Ever Heard of Swipe Fees? It’s Time to Start Paying Attention

June 16, 2011

For the past several weeks, our nation has been fixated on the actions of Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) and his lurid Twitter postings to six young women.  To be sure, these are the ingredients of tabloid hysteria and fodder for

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Does Your Pension Benefit Fund Trustee Have A Duty To Litigate?

May 23, 2011

Your pension benefit fund trustee may be aware of valuable potential claims against companies whose conduct has resulted in significant losses to the fund.  Does the trustee have a duty to litigate if the trustee knows or should know of

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