Background of Legistlative Hearing
  • Legislation, Security

Don’t Wait for the Enforcement to Begin

I’ve spoken with several companies recently that have chosen not to take the steps necessary to meet compliance because the regulations were not currently being enforced. It is not surprising that it takes time for government agencies to begin enforcing new regulations as those agencies get the operational and logistical...

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Court Building
  • Legislation, Age Verification

Understanding the Age Verification Requirements of the FDA Deeming Rule

EVS has been working with many clients in the Vapor industry recently as they work to get in compliance with the regulations newly applicable to them under the FDA’s Deeming Rule. There is a significant amount of confusion (and misinformation) within the industry, particularly for online retailers of newly deemed products...

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Man Vaping
  • Age Verification, Legislation

FDA Releases Deeming Rule, Uncertainty Remains

The deeming rule subjects these categories of “tobacco products” to the applicable provisions, requirements, and regulations associated with The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C), as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA)....

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Outside the Law
  • Legislation, Internet Fraud

Thinking Outside the Law

When it comes to business, shouldn’t business owners do all they can do protect both their investment (the business) and their customers? After all, there are no laws or regulations that mandate security cameras, alarms or even locks on doors…but most businesses have these physical security devices in place.

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Family Savings
  • Identity Verification, Legislation

New Guidance on CIP Rule Application for Prepaid Cards

Last week FinCEN (the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) and federal banking agencies released new guidance for how the CIP (customer identification program) requirements of the Patriot Act are to be applied to prepaid cards.

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