June 2018: LLF obtained 1 summary judgment, 1 outright dismissal and 1 good faith settlement determination. Attended 2 mediations in 2 states and 11 depositions on 2 coasts. Settled 3 cases and taught 4 law school classes. Logged 15,500 airline miles. Counseled national clients on new Proposition 65 regulations and CLRA. Negotiated tender acceptance. Gave legal update at SAAMI meeting. Spoke on gender bias at bar association program. Attended 3 board meetings, 1 leadership conference, 1 past president's dinner, 1 senior lawyers roundtable and 1 NBA championship game. Today we play (the ponies)!
Warning requirements are changing, effective August 30, 2018, for products sold in California which contain any of the more than 950 listed substances known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive harm. Many manufacturers and distributors are unprepared for these changes, some of which impose new warning requirements for internet and catalog sales. On June 13, 2018, LLF shareholder Craig A. Livingston gave a Prop 65 update to members of the Legal & Legislative Affairs Committee of the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute at its semi-annual meeting in Overland Park, Kansas. Craig is providing guidance to a SAAMI working group tasked with developing Prop 65 compliance strategies. SAAMI members include large and small manufacturers and distributors of firearms, ammunition and related products and accessories serving the hunting and shooting sports industry.