138 Regulatory / Legal articles


Final regulations for cannabis manufacturing approved
 Jan. 22, 2019


California Attorney General announces workshops for California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations
 Jan. 7, 2019


Bill to give union representatives evidentiary privileges to be heard in committee
 June 18, 2018


CMTA successfully protects integrity of state agency rulemaking and analysis
 Feb. 2, 2018


Consumer groups launch privacy initiative
 Sept. 22, 2017


CMTA-opposed 'Broadband Internet Privacy Act' moving forward in Senate
 Aug. 11, 2017


Coalition opposing AB 1250 launches website
 Aug. 4, 2017


Bill to blacklist contractors pulled from hearing
 July 14, 2017


Bills targeting drug manufacturers move forward
 July 7, 2017


Author pulls drone bill from hearing
 June 30, 2017


Assembly to hear bill banning punitive damage deductions from income taxes
 June 26, 2017


Bill to regulate the 'Internet of Things' fails to move forward
 June 2, 2017


Governor's 'May Revise' state budget proposal adds funds to regulate cannabis manufacturing
 May 12, 2017


Innovation-stifling ‘toys and toasters’ bill regulating the Internet of Things up for hearing May 9
 May 5, 2017


Gender price discrimination bill to be heard in committee May 2
 April 28, 2017


Bill would rollback regulatory transparency and oversight for Cal/OSHA
 April 21, 2017


Copay coupon ban bill up for hearing
 April 7, 2017


Bill would open Court settlements, with slight exception
 March 31, 2017


Bill would expand record subpoenas based on allegations
 March 19, 2017


CMTA-supported bill to create a healthier regulatory climate in California scheduled for hearing
 March 3, 2017


Autonomous vehicle insurance issues
 Feb. 24, 2017


Assembly hears about drug costs for public and private payers
 Feb. 17, 2017


Little Hoover Commission to discuss agency permitting process for public projects
 Feb. 10, 2017


Bill to impose penalties on pharmaceutical manufacturers introduced
 Feb. 2, 2017


Technology transfer agreements topic of special hearing
 Jan. 27, 2017


Bill limits arbitration agreements
 Jan. 20, 2017


Gender based pricing bill fails in Assembly judiciary
 July 1, 2016


Key manufacturing drone bill stalls in Assembly privacy committee
 June 24, 2016


Senate committee passes bill to expose utility customer data
 June 17, 2016


Labeling “Made in the USA”
 June 10, 2016


Climate science lawsuit bill goes from bad to worse
 May 13, 2016


Environmental lawsuit expansion bill stalls in Assembly
 May 6, 2016


Labeling “Made in USA” and “Made in California”
 April 29, 2016


California drone regulations
 April 22, 2016


Controversial Smartphone decryption bill defeated
 April 15, 2016


Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection to hold its first policy committee of 2016
 April 1, 2016


Legislature rejects drug pricing disclosure bill for second time
 Jan. 15, 2016


Assembly moves to prohibit pre-dispute arbitration agreements
 May 15, 2015


The Legislature Talks Privacy
 Feb. 27, 2015


State follows private sector on Dept. of Transportation purchases
 Sept. 18, 2014


Bill to expand product liability lawsuits
 June 13, 2014


Update on disclosing supply-chain policies under California law
 May 9, 2014


Battle over data privacy moves to vehicles
 April 4, 2014


Privacy initiative filed
 Aug. 15, 2013


'Made in USA' bills: one moves, one stops
 May 9, 2013


'Made in California' label bill placed on suspense
 May 9, 2013


Class action appeal collapses
 May 3, 2013


Budget trailer bill addresses business filing backlog
 March 22, 2013


Limiting attorneys' fees at BOE and FTB
 March 22, 2013


California business legal climate ranked 4th worst in nation
 Sept. 14, 2012


Bill supporting 'troops and trucks' moves through Senate
 Aug. 3, 2012


SB 1161 approved by Senate with overwhelming support
 June 1, 2012


Bill protecting employers who rely in good faith on government advice fails passage
 May 11, 2012


Bill would preserve internet-based services
 March 2, 2012


Pirated technology targeted by AB 473
 April 21, 2011


California back at forefront of online privacy debate
 April 15, 2011


Bill allows defendants appeal of class action certification
 March 11, 2011


Truth and consequences at CARB
 Dec. 10, 2010


Bill to curb corporations political activities fails vote
 June 18, 2010


Tort reform bills fail Assembly committee
 May 14, 2010


Use of consumer credit reports
 Sept. 25, 2009


Tracking retail sales of pseudoephedrine
 Aug. 28, 2009


Bill increases costs of frivolous lawsuits
 June 6, 2008


Americans with Disability Act reforms
 May 15, 2008


Corporate climate change disclosure
 May 2, 2008


Punitive damage reform bill fails
 Jan. 18, 2008


CMTA-opposed rebate bill vetoed
 Oct. 19, 2007


CMTA pushing for veto for rebate mandate bill
 Oct. 4, 2007


Expanded employer liability bill shelved
 Sept. 14, 2007


Class action reform initiative pulled
 Aug. 31, 2007


New employer liability bill emerges
 Aug. 17, 2007


Senate committee approves rebate bill
 June 29, 2007


Rebates equal instant cash bill moves to sen
 June 8, 2007


Bill targets private use of RFID tags
 May 18, 2007


Shareholder distribution ban advances
 May 4, 2007


Class action lawsuit reform bill introduced
 April 13, 2007


Further restrictions on social security numbers
 March 9, 2007


Bill to restrict shareholder distribution resurfaces
 Feb. 8, 2007


Radio frequency identification technology targeted, again
 Jan. 25, 2007


AG's bounty hunter bill fails
 Aug. 18, 2006


Bill would force change to corporate board governance
 July 21, 2006


Assembly Speaker pushing expansive price cap bill
 July 14, 2006


Mixed results for Corporate Counsel bills
 June 30, 2006


Shareholder consent bill advances
 April 28, 2006


New Bill Restricts Shareholder Distributions
 April 21, 2006


Corporate contribution restriction bill fails
 April 7, 2006


"Corporate Accountability" bills pushed by Assemblyman Klehs
 March 23, 2006


Product Liability: New Efforts To Establish "Government Standards Defense"
 March 17, 2006


Consumer rebate bill is back
 March 10, 2006


New bill targets corporate political activity
 Feb. 24, 2006


California fax ban bill halted by Judge
 Jan. 27, 2006


Governor signs fax ban bill
 Oct. 14, 2005


Governor vetoes corporate counsel bill
 Oct. 14, 2005


Law requiring union neutrality struck down again
 Oct. 14, 2005


Governor vetoes outsourcing questionnaire mandate
 Sept. 30, 2005


RFID bill back 11th hour gut & amend
 Sept. 2, 2005


RFID ban held in Assembly Appropriations Committee
 Aug. 26, 2005


Formal review process for office of administrative law
 Aug. 19, 2005


CMTA opposed RFID ban bill faces crucial hearing
 Aug. 12, 2005


Private Right to Contract At Risk For Equip. Manufacturers
 July 8, 2005


Mandatory Info Security Breach Notice Fails in Committee
 July 1, 2005


Paper Based Security Breach Bill Advances
 June 22, 2005


Business-to-business fax restriction bill moving swiftly
 June 9, 2005


Assaults on Proposition 64 & Confidential Settlements Stalled
 June 3, 2005


Assembly Committee approves attack on Confidential Settlements
 May 6, 2005


CMTA Seeks Feedback on Song Beverly Warranty Act
 March 25, 2005


Another Old Friend is Reincarnated: Prohibition on Confidential Settlements
 Feb. 25, 2005


Voters Close Loophole Allowing Shakedown Lawsuits
 Nov. 4, 2004


Corporate Counsel Bills Vetoed
 Oct. 1, 2004


Gov. Urged to Veto Restrictions on Rebates
 Sept. 10, 2004


Gov. Urged to Veto Outsourcing Bans and Restrictions
 Sept. 10, 2004


Corporate Property Penalty Bill Defeated
 Sept. 3, 2004


Change of Ownership Reporting Requirement & Penalty Bill Resurfaces
 Aug. 20, 2004


Bans on Outsourcing Gain Momentum
 Aug. 13, 2004


Corporate Counsel Bills Looking Ahead to August
 July 23, 2004


First In-Depth Regional Study Assesses Impact of Offshoring
 July 16, 2004


CMTA-Opposed Rebate Bill Amended
 June 18, 2004


A Few Shareholders Could Gain Access to Proxies
 March 26, 2004


Unfair Competition Law Reform: The Sequel
 Feb. 20, 2004


Outsourcing Legislation in the Works
 Feb. 13, 2004


House of Origin Deadline Stops Many Onerous Corporate Council Proposals
 Jan. 30, 2004


Tort Reformers Look to November 2004 Ballot
 Nov. 21, 2003


Governor Davis Vetoes Arbitration Ban
 Oct. 17, 2003


Schwarzenegger to Terminate Private Lawyer Abuses of State's Unfair Competition Law
 Oct. 10, 2003


CMTA Seeks Veto of Employment Contract Arbitration Ban
 Oct. 2, 2003


U.S. Senate to take up Class Action Reform
 Sept. 29, 2003


Corporate Counsel Wins, Losses and Draws for 2003
 Sept. 18, 2003


Facing Likely Defeat; Trial Lawyer's Poised to Drop Efforts to Further Damage California's Unfair Competition Law
 Sept. 8, 2003


Lawyers Continue Push For Expansion of Much Abused Unfair Competition Law
 Aug. 28, 2003


Expansion of Securities Litigation Defeated on Senate Floor
 June 3, 2003


Expansion of Securities Litigation Proposed
 May 16, 2003


Unfair Competition Law Reforms Killed by Assembly Majority
 May 9, 2003


Feinstein Plays Critical Role in Advancing CMTA Supported Federal Class Action Reform
 April 20, 2003


Senate Bill May Make California Home for Filing Securities Litigation Cases
 March 21, 2003


California Supreme Court Limits Monetary Relief Under California's Unfair Competition Law
 March 14, 2003


CMTA Supports the Class ActionFairness Act, U.S. Senate Bill 274
 Feb. 21, 2003


Californians Against Legal Shakedowns: A Committee for Responsible 17200 Reform
 Jan. 24, 2003


CMTA Joins the California Coalition for Asbestos Litigation Reform
 Jan. 11, 2003


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