Business News Digest - May 2012


In this issue:

- Legal Issues and the State-Based Exchange – Enhancing Your State's Readiness

- Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act

- Act Now: Clock Starts to Request Duty Reduction or Suspensions

- CBP Adds a New Tool to its Anti-Counterfeit Arsenal: New Rule Brings IP Rights Holders into Preseizure Investigative Process

- DoD Fast-Track Acquisition Process Promises New Opportunities for Contractors

- FDA Releases Global Engagement Report

- FTC Wins Preliminary Injunction, Stopping Second Hospital Merger in a Week

- FTC Continues Active Enforcement with Decision to Block Hospital Merger in Toledo, Ohio

- Gift Card Sellers Take Note: Groupon Settlement and New Developments in New Jersey May Affect Your Business Strategy

- New Health Plan Rules to Keep in Mind When Planning for the 2013 Open Enrollment Season

- Advertising News & Analysis - April 2012

- IP Buzz - April 2012

- Upcoming Events

An excerpt from "New Health Plan Rules to Keep in Mind When Planning for the 2013 Open Enrollment Season"

The face of employer health plan compliance continues to shift as a number of new rules impacting health plans already have, or soon will, become effective. Not surprisingly, these rules pose new compliance challenges for employers who sponsor health plans. It is not too soon for plan sponsors to begin planning for the implementation of these requirements and to determine how they will affect 2013 open enrollment.

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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