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Holland & Knight LLP

New Bill Would Empower California AG to Curtail Healthcare Private Equity Transactions

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Earlier this year, California Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Jim Wood and Attorney General (AG) Rob Bonta sponsored and introduced California Assembly Bill (AB) 3129, which would subject a large swath of healthcare transactions...more

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FTC Signals Its Intent To Pursue Nonprofit Health Care Entities With Its Non-compete Ban Whenever Possible

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Are nonprofit health care entities exempt from the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Final Rule banning non-competes in worker agreements? The answer is not cut and dry. While the FTC’s authority generally stops at the doors...more

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No interest in a U-turn: the ECJ affirms the right to interest on overpaid antitrust fines

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The European Court of Justice has issued its judgment in Deutsche Telekom confirming that the European Commission must pay “a standard rate” of interest to companies that have been awarded a reduction or annulment of their...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

FCPA Survival Guide: Step 3 - Extensive Remediation

How can you survive an FCPA enforcement action? In this special podcast series, Tom Fox and Nick Gallo lay out the Top 10 things you can do to reduce your overall fine and penalty, perhaps down to a full declination. All of...more

Hinch Newman LLP

Ad Agency Liability and the FTC

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Advertising agencies are potentially liable to the Federal Trade Commission for deceptive acts or practices, along with their clients. The FTC will consider numerous factors, including, but not limited to, the extent to...more

Morgan Lewis

Generative AI and Antitrust Enforcement: Understanding the GenAI ‘Stack’

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The rapid rise of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) is poised to revolutionize industries and potentially unleash efficiencies and innovation in the global economy. However, this transformative technology has also...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Hill Country Artists Podcast: Exploring The Evolution and Vibrancy of The Hill Country Art Fair with Nancy Huffman

Delve into the heart of the Texas Hill Country with award winning “Hill Country Artists Podcast,” which illustrates and illuminates the vibrant tapestry of art rooted in this iconic region. From the sun-drenched limestone...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

It’s art, let’s talk about it: Western Art Chronicles – A Journey with Dr. Michael Duchemin

The Museum of Western Art is dedicated to excellence in the collection, preservation, and promotion of Western Heritage and the education and cultural enrichment of our diverse audiences. The Museum serves as a bridge...more

Hendershot Cowart P.C.

FTC Non-Compete Ban Timeline

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What's the latest on the legal challenges to the FTC's ban on non-compete agreements? Here is a timeline of the decisions and events leading up to the final rule and the legal challenges since: • January 5, 2023 – The...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Trekking Through Compliance, Episode 12: Compliance Lessons from Menagerie, Part 2

In this episode of Trekking Through Compliance, we consider the episode The Menagerie, Part 2, which aired on November 24, 1966, Star Date 3012.4. Story Synopsis This was the original pilot episode presented to NBC....more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Pawtastic Friends: The Paw Talk – Marchy, Eva and Zeri

Welcome to Pawtastic Friends-The Paw Talk. In this podcast, host Tom Fox will visit with Michael and Melissa Novelli, co-founders of Pawtastic Friends, as well as those who work with them at Pawtastic Friends. Michael and...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

The Corruption Files: BCCI – The Bank That Changed Global Banking Regulations

What is stranger than fiction? The stories of worldwide corruption. In this podcast series, co-hosts Tom Fox, the Voice of Compliance and Mike DeBernardis, partner at Hughes Hubbard, discuss some of the most audacious...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Compliance Tip of the Day: Keeping Your AI – Powered Decisions Fair and Unbiased

Welcome to “Compliance Tip of the Day,” the podcast where we bring you daily insights and practical advice on navigating the ever-evolving landscape of compliance and regulatory requirements. Whether you’re a seasoned...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Daily Compliance News: June 13, 2024 – The Alito Whines Edition

Welcome to the Daily Compliance News. Each day, Tom Fox, the Voice of Compliance, brings you compliance-related stories to start your day. Sit back, enjoy a cup of morning coffee and listen to the Daily Compliance News. All...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

FTC Non-Compete Ban: What You Need to Know (UPDATED)

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On April 23, 2024, the FTC announced its Final Non-Compete Clause Rule (“Final Rule”), which bans post-employment non-compete clauses between employers and their workers. The Final Rule becomes effective 120 days after being...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

California Attorney General Advocates for Greater Antitrust Enforcement in Private Equity in Healthcare

On June 6, 2024, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced that he led a multistate coalition of eleven (11) state attorneys general in in submitting a comment letter (the “Comment Letter”) in response to the Federal...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

FTC Warns Pharma Companies It Means Business with Its Orange Book Listing Policy

Policy differences are endemic in politics, and the phrase "causing more heat than light" regarding federal drug policy comes readily to mind listening to the rhetoric coming from the Federal Trade Commission in this regard. ...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Making Sense of a Rare Robinson-Patman Act Plaintiffs’ Verdict

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On May 20, 2024, US District Court Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald rejected a popular over-the-counter eyedrop seller’s bid for a new trial and granted a pricing injunction impacting two large wholesale membership clubs following...more

MoginRubin LLP

As Feds Stalk Anticompetitive Mergers, What Can Competitors Do?

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Continuing to make good on President Biden’s pledge to root out and challenge anticompetitive mergers, the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission have asked the public to join the hunt....more

Troutman Pepper

PE Firm Escapes FTC’s Challenge to Texas Anesthesiology Roll-Up

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A Texas federal court dismissed the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) lawsuit against private equity (PE) owner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (Welsh Carson), while allowing to proceed the agency’s challenge against U.S....more

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South Carolina’s New NIL Law and What it Means for Collegiate Athletes in the State

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On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed bill H. 4957 into law after it was approved unanimously by state lawmakers earlier in the year. Similar NIL (“Name, Image, and Likeness”) bills to H....more

Morgan Lewis

A Look at the M&A Trends Impacting the Technology Industry

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M&A dealmakers have been on a wild ride: from the pandemic-fueled rout in 2020 to 2021’s record-breaking recovery to a steep decline in 2023, the global M&A market has offered a masterclass in volatility. While global M&A...more

The Volkov Law Group

BIS Announces Settlement of Antiboycott Violations with Airbus Space and Defense Subsidiary

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On June 3, 2024, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced the resolution of an administrative enforcement action brought against Airbus DS Government Solutions (“Airbus DSGS”)—a...more

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Whoa! U.S. Lawsuit Against Telehealth Providers and Executives Should Turn Heads

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On June 10, 2024, the U.S. Justice Department announced that together with the Federal Trade Commission, it filed an amended complaint against telehealth company Cerebral Inc., Cerebral’s founder and former Chief Executive...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

The Hill Country Podcast: The Entrepreneurial Spirit in Kerrville – Wynita Walther’s Transportation Service

Welcome to award-winning The Hill Country Podcast. The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful places on earth. In this podcast, Hill Country resident Tom Fox visits with the people and organizations that make this...more

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