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Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession
STOCK Act Loses Much of Its Teeth, but Members of Congress Aim to Change That
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Can You Patent Human Genes? ACLU Says No
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Cybersecurity Lobbying Booming: How Law Firms Can Profit
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
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Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups...more
Committee Substitute for House Bill 1191 (CS/HB 1191) makes several changes to Florida’s captive insurance law to remedy unintended consequences that may have resulted from the 2012 enactment of Committee Substitute for...more
Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new proposed regulations on FY 2014 payment updates and regulatory policy changes for inpatient and long term care hospitals, skilled nursing facilitates,...more
A quiet week in Augusta. The House and Senate did not meet and only five Committees met to work on legislation. When the Legislature returns next week, there will be less than two months to go until the statutory adjournment...more
As we near the end of the regular session of the Texas legislature (May 27), we wanted to give you a quick update on the status of various proposed nonsubscriber-related bills. Similar measures to these have been proposed...more
In the past week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an updated federal budget to account for new regulations from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS),...more
This article provides insight into some of the most pressing issues facing Massachusetts policymakers as the 2013–2014 legislative session approaches.
With the November 2012 election behind us and the New Year upon us,...more
President Obama has been reelected, and although there were some changes in Congress, the political make-up of the House and Senate remains the same, with Democrats controlling the Senate and Republicans controlling the House...more
The 2012 presidential and congressional elections are finally over, probably much to the relief of an exhausted electorate and the chattering class of political pundits and pollsters who predicted a much closer race. Six...more
President Obama's historic re-election brings with it a host of HR implications. Chief among them is that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will remain intact for the foreseeable future.
When Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast of the United States on Oct. 29, it didn’t take lawyers in New York long to organize a way to help victims of the superstorm with an expanding range of legal issues....more
While the election season often yields more heat than light, some clear themes emerged from last night's Brownstein Health Care Panel Discussion. Our panel and the audience of more than 80 health care professionals had...more
Ipotesi di riduzione dei contributi pensionistici al primo pilastro. Una prima quantificazione per le fasce under 40 anni
La prima quantificazione di una ipotesi di riduzione dei contributi pensionistici obbligatori per...more
Proposta di disegno di legge delega al Governo elaborata da CeRM
Riforma del sistema pensionistico, riduzione del cuneo sul lavoro, principi di collegamento con il mercato del lavoro e il welfare system
The Affordable Care Act 2010 makes it mandatory for all US citizens to purchase health insurance. The US Supreme Court has recently upheld most of the Affordable Care Act 2010 as a tax issue rather than an issue of interstate...more
House appropriators continue to process the FY 2013 appropriations bills with several of the more controversial bills remaining.
The House will try to use the power of the purse to stymie the implementation of the health...more
If you are wondering what North Carolina has to do to comply with the Affordable Care Act now that the Supreme Court has said it passes constitutional muster, there are better places to look than my blog. But there's an...more
Last Thursday, we all heard the big news. The 2010 health care reform law survived its encounter with the Supreme Court virtually intact.
With the constitutionality of the individual coverage mandate now settled,...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA); Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings & Mark-ups...more
I dati elaborati a partire dal Programma di Stabilità mostrano come, per dedicare al mercato del lavoro risorse ‘fresche’ e strutturali raccolte tramite la ripartizione, non si possa fare a meno di liberare...more
Originally published in the Portland Business Journal - April 6, 2012.
In the closing hours of the 2012 Oregon legislative session, the Oregon Legislature paved the way for the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange. The...more
The federal government tabled its budget yesterday afternoon. The government will be eliminating the penny. But that is not the only penny that has been dropped. Mr. Harper announced on January 26, 2012, at the World Economic...more
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act1, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 20102 (the “Affordable Care Act”) makes a number of significant changes to the way employers and their...more
Let’s say you’re an employer in Connecticut. And you want to keep your health insurance costs down and promote a “healthy workplace”. After all, it’s a new year and a new year is built for resolutions like quitting...more
The honeymoon phase does not last long for a new general counsel (GC) — on day one of your new job, you are going to start learning about all those things that could not be disclosed during the courting phase, whether out of...more
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