Laws + Regulations

Tariffs Could Target 100 Chinese Products (Including Apparel), Spark Retaliation From Europe
March 20, 2018 at 5:50 pm

President Trump has made international trade one of the tenets of his platform since his presidential campaign began. Following his election, the president has questioned the effectiveness of trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, NAFTA and more. Trump has brought up the idea of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Most recently, the president...

Can Alcohol Packaging Design Regulation Stifle Creativity?
January 2, 2018 at 7:28 pm

A Welsh brewery was asked to change the design of its packaging because the Portman Group, the U.K.'s alcohol self-regulating body, decided that it "could appeal to children." Redesigning the can ultimately took five months and $40,000, according to Beverage Daily...

CPSC Prohibits 5 More Chemicals in Children's Toys and Child Care Products
October 31, 2017 at 3:59 pm

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted 3 to 2 the other week to prohibit children's toys and various child care items from containing more than 0.1 percent of specific phthalate chemicals used to make vinyl and plastics. This final rule will take effect 180 days after publication in the Federal Register, per CPSC...

ComplyRight to Host Webinar About 2017 ACA Reporting Updates on Oct. 18
October 17, 2017 at 7:44 pm

While ACA legislation continues to make headlines, the IRS has quietly been maintaining the status quo. "ACA is still the law of the land"—and the Office of Chief Counsel for the Department of the Treasury released a letter confirming that employers still must comply. What does that mean to you?...