Read Finance & Banking Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Buying and Selling Businesses in Today's Economy, Stephen Opler
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Deloitte: Turnarounds and Democracy Don't Mix
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
The New Normal: Taking Responsibility for Your Vendors
Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop Trading
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
In this issue’s installment of “Dealmaker’s Corner,” Jon Finger, a partner in our private equity group, had the opportunity to visit with Kyle Bradford, Managing Director with American Capital, Ltd., concerning the...more
Investing in the health care industry can be riskier and more complicated than investing in many other industries. Health care providers and suppliers, as well as those companies that interact with them,...more
Patton Boggs recently advised Satori Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, on its acquisition of Longhorn Health Solutions, Inc. Longhorn is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is a leading direct-to-home provider of...more
On September 7, 2012, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published in the Federal Register new regulations for the Section 232 Healthcare Facility Insurance Program, which became effective as of October 9, 2012. In...more
The United States District Court for the District of Columbia recently ruled, again, that a Medicare contractor is not permitted to disallow Medicare bad debts solely on the ground that the bad debt is still at an outside...more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final regulations on the U.S. Sunshine Act on February 8, 2013. Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests, 78 Fed. Reg....more
Originally published in the Health Care Fraud Report, 17 HFRA 219, on 03/06/2013.
The final rule (the ‘‘Final Rule’’) implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (‘‘Sunshine Act’’), published in the Federal...more
We end the first month of the year with a report on major insurance topics that we will be watching in 2013.
Many of these developments can be traced to discrete events or market or political forces. This year, those...more
In This Issue:
- FEDERAL ISSUES
- STATE ISSUES
- FIRM NEWS
- FIRM PUBLICATIONS
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
On September 7, 2012, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published new regulations for the Section 232 Healthcare Facility Insurance Program in the Federal Register. FHA had previously proposed new regulations and loan...more
In an effort to summarize the highlights of the LEAN E-mail Blasts that we receive, and rarely have time to review in a timely fashion, we at Pepper are providing this quick synopsis of the latest LEAN update. Our aim is to...more
The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published in the December 7, 2012 Federal Register final regulations and released other interim guidance on the implementation of the new excise tax on...more
In this issue:
- INDUSTRY SCORECARD -
E-books: Following its settlement with the U.S. Justice Department’s Antitrust Division (the “Division”) regarding price-fixing allegations related to electronic book sales,...more
Venture investment in healthcare convergence technologies soared in the first half of 2012. According to a recent report from Burrill & Co, digital health, into which they group healthcare IT, mobile health and wireless...more
On 29 March 2012, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) issued a ruling in a case brought by the European Commission against Poland declaring unlawful the supply of unlicensed medicines on financial grounds as a...more
In This Issue:
- Banker Beware: Bank Practices under Increased Scrutiny as Dodd-Frank Implementation Begins
- The Lender-Borrower Tangle: Understanding California and Arizona Anti-Deficiency Legislation
Budget Impact on Healthcare Though there was hope that Florida would be facing a better year in regards to the state budget, it is now apparent that there will be a $1.7 billion dollar shortfall that the upcoming legislative...more
In This Presentation:
All About RACs: What is a RAC? Will the RACs affect me? Why RACs?
What does a RAC do? What are the providers’ options? What can providers do to get ready?
What are Providers’ Options: Pay by...more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is stepping up its efforts to recover alleged overpayments charged by providers for care rendered to Medicare patients. CMS contracts with private firms to conduct...more
eDiscovery firms are now sought by IT for cloud storage, management, and preservation capabilities....more
In This Issue:
..FINRA to Assume Responsibility for Regulating NYSE Euronext Markets
..Second Circuit Affirms No Duty to Disclose Merger Negotiations
..Third Party May Not Compel...more
As we’ve been discussing since January 2008, entities that own, license, access or process the personal information of Massachusetts residents are coming down to the wire for implementing the data security standards in 201...more
On July 15, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) voted to propose a set of rule revisions to expand the types of debt and events that are subject to continuing disclosure. The SEC’s goal is to address the...more
Welcome to the first edition of Mintz Levin’s Emerging Companies Update. The Update seeks to provide timely information on business and legal issues impacting the emerging business and venture capital communities.
According to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, venture capital (VC) investing hit a five-year high in 2006, with $25.5 billion invested. Notably, the Life Sciences sector, which...more
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