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FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 30-Interview with the FCPA Professor-Part 2
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 29-Interview with the FCPA Professor-Part 1
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 28, Interview with Henry Pugh, COO of the Risk Advisory Group
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 26: Getting Stakeholder Buy-In For Your Compliance Program
Warranty vs. Indemnity
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Fine Tuning Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 25, Mergers and Acquisitions Under the FCPA
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 23 with Jay Rosen on the Importance of Translations in Your Compliance Program
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 22 with Matt Ellis on the Embraer FCPA Investigation
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 21 Update on Current Enforcement Actions, Investigations and Settlement Negotiations
Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 20 with Roy Snell on the Development of a Compliance Professional
Executive Compensation Packages – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 27-the Weatherford FCPA Settlement
Earn-Out Arrangements – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
Navigating the Dual Track M&A/IPO– Part One
On July 16, 2013, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas (Philadelphia County) granted summary judgment in favor of ACE American Insurance Company, holding that costs arising from False Claims Act Litigation were excluded...more
Many sham peer review cases are based upon breach of contract in states in which the medical staff bylaws are treated as contracts between the hospital and/or medical staff and the individual physicians. Typically, the cause...more
On May 14, 2013, the French Autorité de la Concurrence (Autorité) issued a decision imposing a fine of €40.6 million on French company Sanofi-Aventis France (Sanofi) for an abuse of dominance in the market for the...more
Five days away from email equals less stress.
This may sound obvious, but that was the conclusion of a recent study that took away email from thirteen civilian workers at an Army facility outside Boston, according to a...more
There’s a dust up occurring between the City of Los Angeles and the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (“Great Basin”). What’s the dust up about?
Yes, even something as naturally occurring and...more
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in a case of first impression, held that the named plaintiffs in a putative class action could pursue their claims for monetary loss from a health care company...more
The Affordable Care Act, signed into law by President Obama in 2010, has various provisions that kick in starting this year. One provision requires that insurance companies spend a certain percentage of health insurance...more
With the Justice Department’s announcement that GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion in the largest healthcare fraud settlement in U.S. history, all drug companies – and any other businesses working in healthcare or...more
Mintz Levin’s Health Care Fraud Enforcement Defense group has published a series of “Year in Review” articles discussing its observations about health care fraud enforcement trends in 2011 and its opinions...more
Medical providers must specifically allege the medical plans, the terms breached, and the assignment when pursuing benefits by assignment from their patients under Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). In...more
Dr. Festus Dada alleges herein that Dr. Kali P. Chaudhuri, William Thomas, and others conspired to deprive him of his ownership interest in Temecula Valley Physicians Medical Group. The complaint further alleges that...more
Filed Oct. 31 in Riverside County Superior Court, the lawsuit alleges that Dr. Kali P. Chaudhuri, who is a majority stakeholder in the Integrated HealthCare Holdings, Inc. (IHHI), which owns the Western Medical Centers of...more
The CCPSA substantially revises the existing legal scheme in Canada for "consumer products".
There are important implications for those who import, manufacture and sell products in Canada.
Do you have operations in...more
One form of insurance protects one of your most valuable assets, your income, in the form of disability insurance. One of the legal professionals on my short list of regular resources is Attorney Edward Comitz, the guy I call...more
In a case that has been closely watched around the nation for several years, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reaffirmed hospitals? and physician peer reviewers? broad immunities from damages claims under the 1986...more