China’s Revised Consumer Rights Protection Law “Raises the Bar” for Both “Bricks and Mortar” Retailers and Online Retailers

By | China Law Insight | November 11, 2013
China’s Revised Consumer Rights Protection Law “Raises the Bar” for Both “Bricks and Mortar” Retailers and Online Retailers

China is now believed to be the world’s largest online marketplace[1], as well as quickly gaining on the U.S. as the country with the largest overall retail marketplace[2]. This growing retail marketplace, both for traditional “bricks and mortar” retailers as well as online retailers, presents both great opportunities and challenges. 

Passenger Account: Fire Aboard the Dawn Princess Cruise Ship

By | Cruise Law News | November 10, 2013
Passenger Account: Fire Aboard the Dawn Princess Cruise Ship

This weekend, Cruise Law News received some basic information that on the night of November 8th, the Dawn Princess cruise ship experienced a fire which occurred in an electrical sub-station on deck 6. Passengers were called to their muster stations while fire fighting teams extinguished the fire. There were no passenger or crew injuries.

Rural Voters Veto GMO Labeling (Again)

By | Food Safety News | November 10, 2013
Rural Voters Veto GMO Labeling (Again)

There are not many people or voters in rural counties, but there sure are a lot of rural counties. In Garfield County, Washington State, almost 82 percent of the voters rejected Initiative 522, the measure that would have required labels of food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs)