Slaughter & May and Latham & Watkins LLP advised Thomas Cook Group Plc, the 172-year-old tour operator that required an emergency loan 18 months ago, on plans to raise 1.6 billion pounds ($2.4 billion) to restructure its borrowings as it cuts jobs and closes stores to pare costs.
Family Dollar Stores Inc., the U.S. retailer that sells items for less than $10, is recalling 1.8 million dart-gun toys after two boys suffocated by inhaling the one-inch dart, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported a voluntary recall of 500,000 bassinets manufactured by the Burlington Basket Co. due to a fall hazard. The information was disclosed in an e-mailed statement.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, responding to a request from four groups led by the Sierra Club, moved a step closer to banning cadmium from children’s products, especially toy metal jewelry.
A court ruling last month cast doubt on the legality of the fledging U.S. consumer bureau and its director. Ever since, opponents have expressed hope that Senator Elizabeth Warren -- the agency’s most ardent champion -- might agree to trim its powers in return for its survival.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission approved a plan to publish consumer complaints about safety hazards of household goods and recreational products, overriding opposition from business groups.