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December 12, 2017, Covington Alert

This e-alert is part of a series of e-alerts summarizing publicly available FDA enforcement letters (i.e., warning letters and untitled letters) relating to the advertising and promotion of prescription drugs, medical devices, and biologics.

December 12, 2017, Covington Alert

Massive wildfires have devastated Ventura County, and they now threaten lives, homes and businesses in Los Angeles and San Diego. In the face of these catastrophic fires, businesses and their employees should focus on safety. In their aftermath, businesses must act promptly and assertively to protect their insurance rights and remedies. Early and deliberate ...

December 11, 2017, Covington Alert

On November 28, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule touching on a range of issues under the Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D) and Medicare Advantage (MA) programs, and implementing certain provisions of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and of the 21st Century Cures Act. 82 ...

December 8, 2017, Covington Alert

On December 5, the European Union announced a “blacklist” of 17 countries it considers to be non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, with a further 47 countries at risk of being added to the list if they fail to meet EU criteria. The countries on the “blacklist” face possible economic sanctions and restrictions which businesses should be considering. The list is part ...

December 8, 2017, Covington Alert

Last week, the United Nations hosted the sixth annual Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva. The three-day event provided attendees with informative panels and important updates on the state of the field. Lawyers from Covington’s business and human rights initiative were in attendance and suggest five important takeaways for business.

December 7, 2017, Covington Alert

On 6 December 2017, the Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) issued its long-awaited Judgment in Coty Germany GmbH v Parfümerie Akzente GmbH. Taking an approach similar to that adopted by Advocate General (AG) Wahl in his Opinion in July, the CJEU found that a supplier of luxury goods may prevent its authorised retailers from using third-party platforms in ...

December 1, 2017, Covington Alert

November 28, 2017, Covington Alert

There is one very important political law provision to watch as the tax bill moves to a final vote in the Senate, and potentially a conference committee reconciles the House and Senate versions. This amendment will remove the ban on partisan political activities by charitable entities, churches, educational institutions, and all other organizations exempt from ...