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Clinton: SCOTUS Myriad Genetics Decision 'Terrific'
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Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Digital Health: Revolutionizing Healthcare
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Hot Companies in Digital Health
Digital Health: Where is the Action for Entrepreneurs?
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Obamacare May Be Headed Back to Supreme Court As Contraception Mandate Comes Under Fire
Supreme Court to Decide Whether or Not Human Genes Are Patentable
Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
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Will New Marijuana Laws Go Up In Smoke?
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In This Issue:
- SEC Charges Municipal Bond Issuer with Securities Fraud for Misleading Statements on Issuer’s Website
- State v. Brown Affords Managers in the Mortgage Processing Industry a Cautionary Tale
In addition to the more typical criminal issues, the oral arguments scheduled for April 3 and 4 in L.A. will also address when to compel arbitration, foreclosure sales and hospital peer review....more
In This Issue:
- FEDERAL ISSUES
- STATE ISSUES
- FIRM NEWS
- FIRM PUBLICATIONS
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
EDITOR’S NOTE -
Recent reports from the Department of Justice that it collected a record $4.9 billion under the False Claims Act in fiscal year 2012 only underscore what we’ve been seeing in our practice and elsewhere...more
On December 4, the Justice Department announced a record-breaking recovery of $4.9 billion in settlements and judgments in civil cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) for the fiscal year ending September 20, 2012....more
One segment of the senior care market will face more competition, although according to the national “9073” strategy, it may cover potentially 90% of the Chinese seniors. You know what I’ m talking about—yes—it’s in-home care...more
Companies face a lot of risks these days in this enforcement environment. With the reelection of President Obama, businesses need to plan for four more years of continuing enforcement risks. ...more
In a briefing earlier this week, Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West proudly reported that in FY 2012 the Department of Justice (DOJ) set a new single year record of nearly $5 billion in settlements and judgments...more
Burned up Massachusetts landlords are fuming with concern over the state’s newly passed but hazy medicinal marijuana law. The law — rolling out Jan. 1 — grants medical marijuana users the right to grow a two-month supply of...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
Huapala Senior Care E, LLC, a developer of residential housing for elderly residents of Manoa Valley, today filed a lawsuit in federal court against the City and County of Honolulu. The lawsuit charges that the City,...more
October 19, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney.
With increasing supply in the Chinese marketplace of senior care facilities, expertise in the operating management is highly urged. The admission contract is one of the essential parts of this management. Having seen poorly...more
On this July 24, the Ministry of Civil Affairs issued Implementation Opinions on Encouraging and Guiding Private Capital to Invest in the Senior Living Service Industry (the “Opinions”). With little special or surprising, the...more
…Without a systematic mechanism being in place to monitor and take control the advance payment or deposit from the elderly, it is hard to have people believed their lifetime pension is safe and the provider can be counted on…...more
Originally published in the Puget Sound Business Journal - September 14-20, 2012.
Senior housing providers saw the Great Recession transform their business -- from one that welcomes customers who want what they offer,...more
In This Issue:
- 6th Circuit Holds McCarran-Ferguson Act Bars Antitrust Claims against Title Insurers
- Farm Bureau Changes Policy On Roof And Hail Damage Claims
- GOV. Haslam To Decide Essential Health...more
My office phone rings and it’s one of my favorite clients. We just finished working on an appeal of a resident discharge and were expecting the Division of Medical Assistance hearing officer decision any day. I felt pretty...more
In a recent published China Real Estate Investment Handbook from Deloitte, we find for the first time its outlook on the Chinese senior housing market. The report analyses the regulatory environment and business models very...more
Recently, Shanghai Bureau of State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) has issued a series of stimulus on driving innovative and transitional policies to be implemented in Pudong. One of the 16 policies is to...more
Since this June the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (“CIRC”) issued 13 draft regulations for public opinion, paces for insurance companies towards senior housing are further picked up.
Loosened policy for senior...more
The nature of property, acquiring approach and its property usage will all have big influence to the business of senior care, so investors will have to choose different ways of acquisition according to different status and...more
A new model for senior care that combine with tourism is recently being explored by many real estate developers, and senior housing projects that provide elderly people with option of aging in distant cities are popular in...more
The Need for Planning
One of the greatest fears of older Americans is that they may end up in a nursing home. This not only means a great loss of personal autonomy, but also a tremendous financial price. Depending on...more
Following are the contents of this edition:
Two Different Types of Senior Community Emerge Respectively in Shanghai and Beijing
Senior Nursing –- a Rising and Promising Career
Indemnificatory Housing is...more
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