FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 124, The Oscars and Compliance, Part I with Jay Rosen
fcpa Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 106-interview with Gini Deitrich
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Polsinelli Podcasts - Be Careful What you Put in Writing - What Companies Need to Know About Document Retention
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Polsinelli Podcast - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
On Jan. 16, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration promulgated a much-anticipated draft guidance concerning the classification and regulation of general wellness products. The draft guidance is the FDA’s latest attempt...more
Viagra is so popular that it is a frequent target of counterfeiters. Here, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent displays seized goods.
Viagra (sildenafil) has featured prominently in the news over the past few months...more
A letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights to Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) signals an intent to move forward with providing clearer regulatory guidance relating to the Health...more
Last February, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked for public feedback on a proposed research study related to prescription drug television advertisements. In a notice published in the Federal Register on January 13,...more
Creatively, some physicians have been turning to non-disparagement clauses within confidentiality agreements as a way to prevent patients and potential patients from posting negative online reviews....more
In what is becoming an annual refrain, 2014 marked another year of robust False Claims Act (FCA) enforcement by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and mushrooming qui tam lawsuits by whistleblowers. Indeed, fiscal year 2014...more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently submitted a proposed collection of information on disclosing risks in direct-to-consumer (DTC) prescription drug television (TV) advertisements to the Office of Management and...more
Today’s riddle: A physician sues defendants for defamation. The defendants move to compel the arbitration clause of a contract the physician used to have with a nonparty. The defendants win the argument. What’s the...more
As 2015 begins, we thought that providing a roundup of and the links to pending FCC TCPA petitions might be useful. The list includes most pending petitions filed since the FCC’s revised TCPA rules came into effect, with the...more
In This Issue:
- Regulatory Authorities
- Public Economy Law
- Public Health
- Comparative Law
- Excerpt from Regulatory Authorities:
What privacy, advertising and digital media trends will make headlines in 2015? Digital Health for one, Big Data for another....more
With the 114th Congress now officially underway with the Republican Party in control of the House of Representatives and the Senate, ML Strategies will continue our tradition of offering an annual Legislative and Regulatory...more
FDA replaces pregnancy labeling system with a new standard in a bid to provide more clarity -
The regulator is discarding its decades-old system to explain the risks of prescription drugs to women who are pregnant or...more
Social media can be an effective and easy way to connect with friends and professional contacts. However, it can also serve as a tool for institutions and principal investigators involved in enrolling subjects in clinical...more
The New Year is here. It is time to make those 2015 resolutions, and not just those for getting fit and healthy. Resolve now to improve your organization’s compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...more
Welcome to the first Privacy Tuesday of 2015!
We hope that you enjoyed our 12 Days of Privacy series (and if you missed it, they are all linked in the right column of the blog…).
Three things that you should...more
It seems that the media have become so accustomed to polarizing the topic of Medicaid expansion that reporters seem incapable of truly assessing the issues objectively and reporting accordingly. This has happened recently...more
Patient Medical Records Stolen from New Jersey Storage Facility – Tribeca Medical Center is notifying patients that their protected health information may be compromised. According to a privacy notice posted on Tribeca...more
As many of our life sciences clients know, 2014 brought long-awaited draft guidance documents from the FDA regarding three social media-related topics of interest. The FDA provided its much-anticipated views on...more
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) presents another challenge as health care providers continue to engage patients and seek to meet Meaningful Use reminder objectives. Over the past year, there have been several...more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published the long awaited final rules on menu and vending machine nutrition labeling. The rules implement section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...more
In November 2014, the federal government’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program awarded over $10 million in grants to support telemedicine and rural health research. The list of 65 DLT grant recipients included...more
Digital health companies raised just over $730 million through venture, private equity and angel investments in September, according to our latest analysis, bringing the total for the third quarter to approximately $1.3...more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two final rules for menu and vending machine labeling on November 25, 2014. The long-awaited rules stem from provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the comprehensive...more
“Healthcare-Related” Calls: Ambiguity at the Intersection of HIPAA and TCPA -
Editor’s Note: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established exemptions from certain requirements of the Telephone Consumer...more
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