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Press Releases

  • 11/16/2017
    The Center News: November 2017
    There have been so many outrageous claims and novel theories of liability against manufacturers over the years that it is unusual to see a more straightforward, run-of-the-mill contract case make it to the Supreme Court for decision. But that happened in 2015 when the Supreme Court decided that retirees are entitled to lifetime vesting of health care benefits under a collective bargaining agreement only when the agreement can be viewed that way using standard contract interpretation principles.
  • 10/18/2017
    The Center News: October 2017

    The Administrative Procedure Act governs the process for rulemaking by administrative agencies. With WOTUS and the many other regulations that the Trump administration is seeking to reverse, the administration cannot simply wave a magic wand—or a magic pen—and undo a regulation. The agency must engage in a new rulemaking, setting forth a well-supported rationale for changing course.

  • 09/20/2017
    The Center News: September 2017

    We have observed states becoming increasingly creative and aggressive in their efforts to extract taxes and fees from manufacturers, sometimes sidestepping procedural and legal requirements. 

  • 07/26/2017
    The Center News: July 2017

    The new Administration is moving forward with gusto in its efforts to unwind the deluge of regulations imposed on manufacturers over the past several years, including a number of issues the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action (MCLA) has been litigating

  • 06/28/2017
    The Center News: June 2017

    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up its October 2016 term, which included a few very significant holdings for manufacturers.