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FDA Issues Final Guidance on Cosmetic Product Facility Registrations and Product Listings

On December 18, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new regulations over cosmetic facility registration and cosmetic product listing requirements, adding to the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulations Act of 2022 (MoCRA). Applicable organizations have until July 1, 2024 to determine what actions they must take to be compliant, as that is when...

New Regulatory Developments for Product Manufacturers Whose Products Contain ‘Forever Chemicals’

On December 14, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published its PFAS Strategic Roadmap: Second Annual Progress Report. This report contained information regarding important regulatory actions in chemical manufacturing and consumer product usage. Product manufacturers will want to take note of these important updates to protect themselves from the rapidly expanding class action lawsuits. Fee,...

Texas Data Privacy and Security Act Could Have Major Implications for Many Companies That Do Business in the State

Businesses use personal data to understand consumer needs and develop business strategies. Data privacy and security laws are an attempt to balance the needs of businesses to collect and maintain personal information with the rights of individuals to protect their private data from unauthorized use. While some federal legislation has been passed, the burden still...

Reduced Statute of Repose on Residential Construction Projects by Texas Legislature Could Significantly Limit Builder Warranty and Defect Claims Moving Forward

In June 2023, Texas made a change to a long-standing law regarding the rights of residence owners to make claims for design or construction defects against persons who construct, alter, or repair residential property. Residential builders are not required to provide homeowners with warranties guaranteeing their work – though many choose to do so. Instead,...

19On September 18, 2023, Senior Counsel Eugene Tagle obtained Summary Judgment in favor of their hospitality client in Dallas County, Texas in a dram shop case. Plaintiffs alleged that the client’s employees knowingly sold alcoholic beverages to an intoxicated person, who later that evening drove the wrong way down a Dallas highway and caused a...

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