An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
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The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Poison Pill
Can business partner disputes be defused? Can a client avoid expensive litigation?
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Best Efforts
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
Which types of employers are more susceptible to get sued?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Inversion
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Structuring an MLP Finance
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- Board Membership &...more
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A Primer on the Medical Device Excise Tax; FATCA Registration Begins; In re Downey Financial Corp. (U.S. Bankr. Court Dist. of Delaware 10/8/2013); In re NetBank (11th Cir. 9/10/2013); and In re...more
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In This Issue:
- Interpretation and Clarification of Key Definitions
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In This Presentation:
• How To Redeem Physician Owners, And Under What Terms?
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• Structuring Anesthesia Arrangements...more
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Originally published in Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 4:38 PM ET)
Health care transactions present unique due diligence challenges. The buyer must evaluate the seller’s compliance policies and procedures, arrangements...more
In this presentation:
* Medical Staff Bylaws are the primary governance document for the Medical Staff
* Bylaws must contain key provisions in order to comply with:
- Medicare Conditions of...more
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