"Complying With Tougher Lead Bans for Children's Products," Bloomberg's Health Law Report (January 2009). Co-Authors: Bridget E. Calhoun and Laura J. Walther.
"Ledbetter Legislation Enacted - Now What?," Employment Law360 (January 30, 2009). Co-Authors: Kris D. Meade, Ursula Kubal Guzman and Christopher Calsyn.
Crowell & Moring LLP Product Risk Management Group partner and co-chair Bridget E. Calhoun, and associate Laura Walther, write about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and complying with the new lead paint bans.
"Merger Enforcement In An Obama Administration," Competition Law360 (December 31, 2008). Author: Wm. Randolph Smith.
Crowell & Moring’s Labor & Employment Group partner Kris D. Meade, counsel Ursula Kubal Guzman, and associate Christopher Calsyn write about the enactment of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act ("Ledbetter Act") by President Obama. Meade, Guzman and Calsyn warn that the new legislation could result in increased litigation over pay issues, and that companies should take steps to defend their compensation decisions.
Crowell & Moring partner and chair of the firm’s Antitrust Group Wm. Randolph Smith writes on the outlook for antitrust enforcement under the Obama administration, looking specifically at the regulatory environment for merger clearance.