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Health Alert (Australia) March 27, 2017

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpts from Judgments: 21 March 2017 - Hicks v Mater Misericordiae Ltd [2017] QSC 38 - The applicant brought proceedings against the respondents...more

Employment Law 2016 Review

by Barley Snyder on

Preparing for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania - Marijuana legalization reached Pennsylvania in 2016, bringing with it a host of new questions employers are going to have to answer. Signed into law on April 17, the...more

A Few Things To Avoid When Drafting A North Carolina Covenant Not To Compete

by Brooks Pierce on

The Business Court closely examined a set of restrictive covenants last week in Sandhills Home Care,, LLC v. Companion Home Care-Unimed, Inc., 2016 NCBC 59. This decision collects a number of North Carolina Court of Appeals...more

Basic Contract Issues for New Physician Contracts

by Tucker Arensberg, P.C. on

When physicians have finally completed the medical education journey, many are confronted with a “physician employment contract,” usually from a hospital or medical practice, which could define the essential terms of their...more

It’s Time to Update Physician Noncompete Agreements in Connecticut

There have been a number of recent legislative developments that will impact physician noncompete agreements entered into in Connecticut. First, any physician noncompete agreement entered into on or after July 1, 2016, must...more

Attention Employers: Action Required Before Having Employees or Contractors Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements

In May, President Obama signed the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 into law, the details of which we reported in a recent Akerman Practice Update. The Act allows companies for the first time to bring trade secret...more

Health Alert (Australia) - January 25, 2016

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: -Judgments; Legislation; and Reports -Excerpt from Judgments Commonwealth. Fair Work Commission 15 January 2016 - Lawrence v Calvary Home Care Services Ltd [2016] FWC 175 This...more

Employment Law This Week: Wellness Programs, Arbitration Agreements, Class Action Waivers, Non-Competes [Video]

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Employment Law This Week – Episode 2 [Video]

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Health Alert (Australia) - September 28, 2015

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: -Judgments; Legislation; and Reports In This Issue: -Judgments; Legislation; and Reports Australia Federal Court Alphapharm Pty Ltd v H Lundbeck A/S [2015] FCAFC...more

Health Alert (Australia) - August 24, 2015

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpt from Judgements: Victoria 17 August 2015 - Bourke v Coroners Court [2015] VSC...more

How to Keep What is Yours: Practical Considerations for Healthcare IT Protection

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

One of the worst kept secrets is the experienced and expected growth in healthcare IT. In 2013, over $650 million was invested into healthcare IT companies, and the trend is continuing to grow. Combined with the fact that...more

Perspectives: Trends and Topics in Not-For-Profit Management - May 2015

by Benesch on

In this Issue: - Not-for-Profit Spotlight - IP and IT Procurement for Not-for-Profit Organizations - Starting Off Right: Recruiting, Training and Retaining Fundraising Staff - Guidance Released...more

North Carolina Business Court Holds Pleading Stage Too Early to Dismiss Broad Non-compete

by Smith Anderson on

On May 7, 2015, Judge Gregory McGuire of the North Carolina Business Court denied defendants’ motion to dismiss a claim that a physician’s assistant breached non-competition and non-solicitation provisions in her employment...more

Here's One Good Way to Anticipate Top Business & Legal Trends in 2014

by JD Supra Perspectives on

If the past is prologue, what better way to consider the interests, needs, and concerns of business leaders and consumers in the new year than to look at what captured their attention in 2013? And so...more

N.J. Supreme Court Holds Public Employer Must Reimburse Co-Payment Increases to Union

by Genova Burns LLC on

On March 19, 2013 the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that the Borough of East Rutherford must reimburse co-payment increases for doctors’ visits to its police union, PBA Local 275....more

Mandelbaum Salsburg Fall 2012 Newsletter

by Arla Cahill on

Mandelbaum Salsburg's Fall 2012 Newsletter containing helpful information for businesses and individuals. Table of Contents: Why Every Employer Needs a Social Media Policy A Business’s Obligations Under The Identity...more

Bring-Your-Own Device Policies Present Special Challenges for the Health Care Sector

The use of employee-owned devices in the business setting – often referred to as “bring-your-own-device” or “BYOD” – presents data security challenges for all businesses....more

The Life Sciences Report - Fall 2012

In this issue: - First-Mover Advantage: The Case for Investing in Life Science - Medical Device User Fee Amendments of 2012: A Fact Sheet - Life Science Venture Financings for WSGR Clients - Eight...more

The US Health Care Law: What’s Next for Stakeholders

In a widely publicized recent health care ruling, the Supreme Court largely upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court determined that the individual mandate is constitutional. However, the Court...more

Summary of Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Opinion

by Foley Hoag LLP on

In a 5-4 decision issued today and authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s individual mandate — the requirement that most individuals obtain health...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

by Fenwick & West LLP on

IN THIS ISSUE: *Starbucks Prevails in Claim of Unlawful Criminal History Question in Application *Costco Defeats Challenge to Bonus Overtime Calculation *Hospital Lawfully Discharged Janitor For Not Calling in Daily...more

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