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Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
Heinz's Lawyer: Inside the Berkshire/3G Deal
Virgin Media's Lawyer on Liberty Global Deal
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Law Firm Bankruptcies Present Lessons for Distressed Businesses with Human Capital
A host of regulatory and finance reforms have ushered in significant changes for health care entities, and likewise, for the boards that guide them. How can general counsel broach these changes with their boards and steer...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provided its first guidance for clinically integrated networks since passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the joint FTC/DOJ Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Antitrust Policy...more
This week brought the announcement that WellPoint Inc. selected Joseph Swedish to become its next Chief Executive Officer. Swedish will leave his position as CEO of nonprofit Catholic health system Trinity Health, which has...more
In This Issue:
..Export Controls: Increased Enforcement Demands an Effective Export Compliance Program -
United States exporters are subject to an extremely complex and often overlapping system of export...more
In This Issue:
Bridging the Cross-Border M&A Gap “Korean Style”; Corporate Buyers Beware: FCPA Successor Liability – A Growing Threat; Investing In the Chinese Health Care Sector: A New Frontier to be Explored with Care;...more
On August 6, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) agreed by a vote of 5-0 to enter into proposed settlements with Renown Health regarding that group’s recent acquisitions of two cardiology groups in Reno, Nevada. The...more
Originally published in Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 4:38 PM ET)
Health care transactions present unique due diligence challenges. The buyer must evaluate the seller’s compliance policies and procedures, arrangements...more
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP presents its May 2012 Alabama CON Review Board Update, prepared for the firm’s health care clients and other interested parties. The firm’s Certificate of Need practice utilizes a...more
Federal antitrust enforcement agencies continue to challenge transactions in the health industry that they view as anticompetitive. This newsletter provides an update on recent public comments by government officials...more
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP's Mississippi CON Report dated May 1, 2012 and including activities by and filings with the Mississippi State Department of Health's Office of Health Planning and Policy is provided for the...more
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted the request for a preliminary injunction by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), pending a full administrative trial before an FTC Administrative Law Judge...more
In 1989, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) successfully challenged a proposed merger between Rockford Health System (Rockford) and SwedishAmerican Health System (SwedishAmerican), two of...more
Although the challenging and dynamic environment facing many hospitals and the requirements of the Affordable Care Act might suggest that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) will displace or rethink traditional antitrust...more
The Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency (“HSDA”) is responsible for regulating the health care industry in Tennessee through the Certificate of Need Program. A Certificate of Need (“CON”) is a permit for the...more
On March 28, 2012, the FTC upheld the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)’s December 5, 2011 administrative decision that required ProMedica to divest itself of St. Luke’s Hospital by a vote of 4-0. This case is part of a series...more
In this presentation;
- The Changing Healthcare Landscape
- Examples of Quality Standards
- Corporate Responsibility in Health Care Quality
- Examples of Quality Enforcement Efforts
- So Now...more
On December 5, 2011, the FTC obtained an administrative decision that requires ProMedica to divest itself of St. Luke’s Hospital. The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)’s 246-page opinion, which was released to the public on...more
When acquiring a spin-off from a corporate parent, benefits are key to post closing success and minimizing employee disruption. Employee benefits represent significant costs for middle market companies but are critical to...more
One of the primary objectives of the recently enacted health reform legislation was to promote hospital and physician alignment, coordination and integration. Unsurprisingly, hospitals and physicians have responded to these...more
In today's market, virtually any discussion of the future plans of a health care organization will include references to affiliation, integration, merger, acquisition or network formation.
Providers are increasingly...more
Merging hospitals, physicians, and other health care entities who are investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice Antitrust Division, or a state Attorney General typically face a dilemma relatively...more
Most sales seek to maximize the sale price of the practice for the seller and his agents and brokers. This
puts buyers into an environment where he is often left shopping blind, and without the due diligence and
A recurring liability I address in asset-protection planning for doctors surrounds the sale or purchase of a medical practice.
Most conflict and losses that arise from the purchase of a medical practice result from a...more
Health care companies in the United States function within an intricate regulatory scheme which can pose significant risks in health care transactions. Counsel to health care companies (and their lenders and equity sponsors)...more
In this presentation: Basic Premise for ACOs; Dr. Berwick – CMS Administrator; ACO Vision; Medicare Shared Savings Program and Medicare Accountable Care Organizations: Section 3022 of Affordable Care Act; Organizations that...more
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