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
What do creditors need to know about litigation in state court and bankruptcy court?
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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Attorney Alden Bianchi, Practice Group Leader of Mintz Levin's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice, discusses why the Affordable Care Act makes health care benefits something that should be top-of-mind to...more
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In this issue:
- What’s Up With Nursing Facility “Mandatory” Corporate Compliance Programs?
- Updated OIG Exclusion Guidance Spells Out Recommended Employee Screening Procedures
- General Assembly Calls...more
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In this presentation:
- The Drivers of Health Care Reform?
- The Exchange & Congressional Intent
- Two Kinds of “Public” Exchanges
- What Should You Know About the “Public”...more
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In This Issue:
- Interpretation and Clarification of Key Definitions
..Covered Drug, Device, Biological or Medical Supply
In This Presentation:
• How To Redeem Physician Owners, And Under What Terms?
• How To Minimize Legal/Regulatory Risk When All “Safe Harbor” Requirements Are Not Being Followed?
• Structuring Anesthesia Arrangements...more
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- Year-end Deadline for Correcting Section 409A Deferred Compensation Arrangements That Condition Payment on an Employee Release or Covenant:
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