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Chinese drywall HUD and CPSC issue guidance on remediation of Chinese drywall
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

On Friday April 2, 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued “interim remediation guidance” to homeowners impacted by Chinese manufactured drywall

FTC: Made in USA certifier must actually certify (or disclose self-certification)
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

As we have discussed in several posts (for example, here, here, here, and here), the FTC has stringent standards for "Made in U.S.A." claims. On July

CSST Found to Be Ordinary Building Material under Virginia’s Statute of Repose - For a Second Time
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • October 18 2016

In a recent decision, the Circuit Court for Spotsylvania County, Virginia, found that OmegaFlex, a manufacturer of corrugated stainless steel tubing

Recast smoke alarm requirements
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

On August 27, 2013, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signed into law Senate Bill 745 recasting smoke alarm requirements: Listing Smoke Alarms

Chinese drywall manufacturer agrees to fund remediation pilot program
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2010

Chinese drywall manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Company ("Knauf"), has agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in a remediation pilot program

PCBs in building caulking beware the enforcer
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

A recent enforcement case in USEPA Region I highlights the continuing regulatory risks posed to commercial property owners by building materials containing polychlorinated bi-phenyls

Class action round-up - fall 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and

Magnuson-Moss won’t cover a manufactured home in the Sixth Circuit
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

When is a “home” a “house” and not covered by federal consumer protection law? According to a split Sixth Circuit decision issued last week, when a

Made in the USA brand, LLC settles FTC action on deceptive certification claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

Made in the USA Brand, LLC recently agreed to discontinue advertising claims related to its "Made in the USA" seal after the Federal Trade Commission