King & Spalding

1180 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309, United States
Phone: 404 572 4600
Fax: 404 572 5100
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
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Other U.S. Locations
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Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Senate Vote A Setback For Trump’s FCC

On May 16, Senate Democrats (joined by a handful of Republicans) won a narrow vote to block the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) from reclassifying broadband internet services. The reclassification, due to take effect on…more
 /  Communications & Media Law

CMS Announces $25 Billion Medicare Quality Initiative

CMS will consolidate several Medicare quality reporting programs into a single contract worth up to $25 billion, the agency announced on May 15, 2018. The initiative is called the “Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation…more
 /  Health

Texas Health System Pays Nearly $2 Million To Settle Allegations of Improper Billing for Inpatient Services

On May 14, 2018, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas announced that Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) will pay $1,929,071.38 to resolve allegations that it improperly billed government healthcare…more
 /  Health

As Congress Examines Telecommunications Industry Challenges, Threats To Competition And National Security Remain Key Focus Areas

Last Wednesday, May 16, the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee (the “Subcommittee”) held a hearing entitled, “Telecommunications, Global Competitiveness, and National Security,”…more
 /  Administrative Law, Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Russian Duma Approves Draft Law on Countersanctions

On May 22, 2018 Russia’s State Duma (the lower house of parliament) passed the third and final reading of the draft law "On measures to influence (counteract) the unfriendly actions of the United States of America and (or) other…more
 /  International Law & Trade

Tokyo Dispute Resolution and Crisis Management Newsletter - May 2018

California Dreaming or Nightmare? - Exposure to Unfair Competition Litigation in California - Consumers and businesses alike have a powerful tool in California: the Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”), California Business and…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

CMS Releases First “Rural Health Strategy”

On May 8, 2018, CMS released its first “Rural Health Strategy.” The Rural Health Strategy focuses on the following five objectives to achieve CMS’s vision for rural health: (i) applying a “rural lens” to CMS policies; (ii)…more
 /  Health

OIG Advisory Opinion Approves Ostomy Samples

OIG recently issued Advisory Opinion No. 18-02 addressing free samples provided by a company that distributes and sells ostomy products. The OIG Advisory Opinion found that, although the company’s practice of distributing free…more
 /  Health

Eleventh Circuit Delivers Partial Victory for Policyholders in Important Computer Fraud Insurance Coverage Ruling

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an important computer fraud insurance decision on Thursday, May 10, delivering a significant partial victory for policyholders that operate public-facing…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Insurance, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Senate Passes Bill Authorizing Electronic Health Record Incentive Payments to Behavioral Health Providers

On May 8, 2018, the Senate passed S. 1732, a bipartisan bill giving CMS the authority to offer incentive payments to “behavioral health providers” who implement certified electronic health records. The bill, titled, “Improving…more
 /  Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

UK Privacy Regulator Explains New Regulatory Powers

On Friday, May 4, 2018, the Deputy Director of the United Kingdom’s (“UK”) Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), James Dipple-Johnstone, stated in a blog post that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) would not…more
 /  International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Measure - Spring 2018

Welcome to the Spring 2018 issue of measure, King & Spalding’s Middle East periodic newsletter. Following a host of legal developments in the region over recent months, we look at the following in this issue: ..Noting that…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Health, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Congressional Effort to Coordinate Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment; Proposed Spending Cut Package Sent to Congress

Several House and Senate committees are examining various legislative solutions as part of a comprehensive effort to address the opioid crisis. In one such instance, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee last week…more
 /  Health

European Commission Proposes New Directive On Whistleblower Protection

On April 23, 2018, the European Commission issued a proposal for an EU Directive on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of EU law (the “Directive”). The Directive is designed to shield persons who report breaches of…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

House Committee Approves Four Bills To Strengthen Energy Infrastructure Cybersecurity

On May 9, 2018, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a series of legislative measures to further secure the U.S. energy infrastructure from cyberattacks. These bipartisan bills are designed to strengthen the…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Energy & Utilities, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology
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