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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?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
In This Issue:
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
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
Legislators convened for a three-day work week that ended in early adjournment on Thursday afternoon as lawmakers left Montgomery to beat anticipated severe weather. Day 20 concluded a week that saw progress on several...more
In This Issue:
- Appropriations Committee Continues to Hear Biennial Budget
- Governor Turns Pension Debate into Call for Action on Hospital Repayment Plan (Ya Mon!)
- Legislature Moves Quickly on Bill to Raise...more
In the wake of the controversy surrounding the passage of the Alabama Accountability Act, the legislative process slowed considerably in the State House. However, there was some movement on a few significant pieces of...more
Lobbying Took Place In A Neighboring State’s Legislature -
The National Labor Relations Board recently held that United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by...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
On Tuesday, we reported that attorneys for a Connecticut nursing home company were attempting to have an emergency application challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor...more
House Commerce Committee Chair Designate Joe Atkins has announced his top ten committee topics for the 2013 legislative session. Leading the list, not surprisingly, is health insurance exchange legislation. Passage of HIE...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 became only the second Democratic president to win reelection since Franklin Roosevelt (Bill Clinton being the other), winning both the popular and Electoral College votes. Along with...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.
With President Barack Obama having been reelected and the Senate and the House having stayed in Democratic and Republican hands, respectively, attention now will turn to the lame duck session that will...more
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
In the wake of President Obama's win over Governor Mitt Romney, employers can expect an acceleration of the Administration's effort to dramatically alter workplace policy. Republicans hold on to power in the House of...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
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
In This Issue:
Commissioner of Labor Resigns, Governor Nominates Replacement; New Land Use...more
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
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