Insurance Limits and Case Value - A Clear Correlation?
Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About Dealing With Cash
Medical PL Risks in Retail Healthcare
Physician Considerations When Prescribing Medical Marijuana
Do I need an expert witness in my case?
Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
How Does King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?
Antitrust Law Issues for Health Care Providers
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Polsinelli Podcast - Is a Single U.S. Food Agency a Reality?
The Biggest Obstacle to Value-Based Care
Technology in Healthcare
Do healthcare professionals have to report legal trouble to their licensing board?
Health Care Enforcement: The Impact on Private Equity Investments
Polsinelli Podcasts: Cloud Computing, From Cybersecurity to Confidentiality Issues
Polsinelli Podcast - Pharmacy Compounding: What's Next in Regulation?
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Latest on a Shift in Regulation in Dietary Supplements
PATIENT PRIVACY IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA
A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Government's Health Care Fraud "Cash Cow" Keeps Mooing
Editor's Overview -
As the summer draws to a close, this month's Newsletter previews three cases that the U.S. Supreme Court already has agreed to hear that ought to be of particular interest to ERISA plan sponsors and...more
Alameda, California-based medical device company Penumbra, Inc. registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise up to $115 million. The company will be...more
If you own a smaller business and routinely deposit cash into the bank, there are changes underway that could one day make banks no longer want to handle cash. What does this mean for your business and what’s behind the...more
In a recently-filed status report, the DOJ and medical device manufacturer Orthofix revealed that the company’s Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) will be extended by two months. The DPA was due to expire on July 17, 2015,...more
In today’s robust enforcement climate, most companies have taken at least the first steps towards establishing a formal corporate compliance program. The mere existence of such a program, however, will not by itself protect a...more
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is creating a new compliance counsel position in the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section to scrutinize the compliance programs of companies under investigation for possible Foreign Corrupt...more
New Compliance Counsel Will Assess Effectiveness of Corporate Compliance Programs -
Last week the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed it is hiring a compliance counsel to assist DOJ prosecutors in assessing the...more
Are the Circuits A-Splitting? The Ninth Circuit Declines to Follow the Second Circuit's Insider Trading Decision in U.S. v. Newman -
Why it matters: On July 6, 2015, the Ninth Circuit in U.S. v. Salman declined to...more
On July 28, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (“Mead”), an infant formula maker, agreed to pay $12.03 million to settle civil FCPA charges with the SEC. The SEC alleged that a majority-owned subsidiary in China used discounts given...more
Editor's Overview -
This month's article by Lindsey Chopin discusses Affordable Care Act ("ACA") litigation. Just five years old, the Supreme Court has considered issues related to the ACA numerous times. Two of those...more
As the Supreme Court recently explained in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, 135 S. Ct. 1318 (2015), that distinction is significant when it comes to liability under Section 11 of...more
In another round of rulemaking related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the SEC proposed a rule that would require certain executive officers to pay back incentive compensation tied to...more
San Antonio, Texas based medical device company Acelity LP Inc. is reported to be considering an initial public offering that could raise up to $1 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Acelity has reportedly...more
In This Issue:
- IN THE SPOTLIGHT
• Risky Business: Common Cyber Security Risks, Expensive Consequences
- LIFE INSURANCE
• Ninth Circuit Finds Bonus Indexed Annuity Delivers Exactly...more
When buying a private company controlled by a private equity sponsor but with a substantial number of other shareholders, a common technique to avoid the need to obtain signatures from all the shareholders to a stock purchase...more
Recent Lawsuit Underscores Critical Lessons for Purchasers of Cyber Insurance -
Why it matters: Columbia Casualty Company v. Cottage Health Systems was filed on May 7, 2015, in the Central District of California. Cottage...more
Instances of corruption can have a significant impact on a company’s finances and reputation. With international anti-bribery enforcement actions on the rise, it is essential for companies to implement an anti-corruption risk...more
On May 11, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit, relying on the “efficient market theory” as explained in Meyer v. Greene, 710 F.3d 1189, 1195 (11th Cir. 2013), affirmed the dismissal of a shareholder class action for failing to...more
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on May 6, 2015, published an interim final rule with comment period (Interim Rule) modifying the regulatory requirement that health care professionals enroll in or opt out of...more
Brian Platton provides an overview of enforcement trends that private equity investors should be aware of before entering into the health care space....more
Thanks to a recent enforcement action brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), it may be time to review and revise the confidentiality provisions in employment agreements, severance agreements, employee...more
Livongo, with offices in Chicago and Mountain View, Calif., is a developer of chronic disease management tools, including a cloud-enabled glucose meter....more
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
· Is your Company Ready to Comply with Encryption of Individually Identifiable Health Information?
· STOLI Schemers Must Make Good on Damages Caused
· At the State Level, Is a Fixed-Index...more
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California sustained a securities fraud complaint alleging that the defendants, a software company and its executives, had defrauded investors by failing to...more
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