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Morrison & Foerster LLP

Trick or Treat: Judgment Grants “Das Boot” Cameraman Increased Remuneration but Cancels Out Interest Claims

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Jost Vacano, acclaimed cameraman of the 1980s blockbuster “Das Boot,” has landed another – though tainted – success in his chain of legal proceedings for additional remuneration on the basis of the bestseller rule contained...more

Hogan Lovells

New anti-kickback prohibition in opioid bill creates tangled web of compliance obligations

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On October 3, the U.S. Congress passed H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act (the SUPPORT Act), a wide-reaching bill that aims to...more

Polsinelli

What Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers Need to Know about California’s New Patient Brokering Law

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What the New Law Does and How Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Are Impacted - Senate Bill 1228, also known as the Substance Use Disorder Patient Protection Act, was passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and...more

Jones Day

The Tricky Issue of Repayment of a Bonus under German Law

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Some employers like the concept that employees must repay a bonus if the employee is no longer employed as of a certain date. This may be permissible in Germany, but only under narrow circumstances. On June 27, 2018, the...more

Ruder Ware

OIG Opinion on Donation of Telehealth Equipment

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A recent Advisory Opinion (Advisory Opinion 18-03) from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services addresses potential kickback issues involved in the donation of telehealth...more

Baker Ober Health Law

OIG Allows Cost-Sharing Waivers Among Fire Departments for Ambulance Services in Advisory Opinion 18-08

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A group of six government-operated fire departments has received a green light from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to enter into a mutual aid agreement to provide backup emergency ambulance services and to bill for...more

Ruder Ware

Hospital Program for Free Support Services for Caregivers – Approved by OIG

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A recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) advisory opinion approved a proposal under which a hospital has established a caregiver center that provides or arranges for free or reduced-cost support services to caregivers in...more

K&L Gates LLP

Change in the Line of Jurisprudence on Judicial Valorization of Construction Contracts in Poland

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In recent months, a number of judgments have been passed that change the previous line of case law and which grant contractors the opportunity to demand a judicial remuneration adjustment in the event of an extraordinary...more

Cooley LLP

Blog: OIG Seeks Comments to Anti-Kickback Statute and Beneficiary Inducements CMP Related to ‘Patient Centered Care’

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The Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) published today a request for information (RFI) seeking ways in which it might modify or add new safe harbors to the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS)...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Understanding And Planning For The Excise Tax On Executive Compensation Paid By Tax-Exempt Employers

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In the past decade or so, the competition for executive talent in the tax-exempt sector of the United States economy has increased. Executives seldom begin and end their careers with the same organization and there is...more

Allen & Overy LLP

French law clarifies eligibility conditions for senior non preferred ranking by defining "non-structured" instruments

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Published on 5 August 2018, Decree no. 2018-710 (the Decree) adds an important component to the bail-in tool under French law, by setting out the conditions in which a security (titre), receivable (créance), financial...more

Dechert LLP

2018 UK Corporate Governance Code published

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A new 2018 version of The UK Corporate Governance Code has been published by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) following a period of consultation. The new Code is broadly similar to the current 2016 Code, but is in a...more

Baker Ober Health Law

OIG Allows Free and Reduced-Cost Services to Strained Caregivers in Advisory Opinion 18-05

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In what is becoming a steady trend, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published another favorable opinion for an arrangement seeking to implement programs that support and engage family members who are increasingly...more

Locke Lord LLP

New FCA Rules: Remuneration and Incentives

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In March the FCA published its policy statement (PS18/7) and non-Handbook guidance following last year’s consultation on staff incentives, remuneration and performance management (CP17/20). The new rules and non-Handbook...more

Allen & Overy LLP

New UK Corporate Governance Code published by FRC

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its new UK Corporate Governance Code, following a consultation that began in December 2017. The new Code is largely built upon the current Code, but it is in a shorter and...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Loan or Other Financial Obligation Forgiveness– A Continuing Fraud and Abuse Challenge

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There are many health care financial arrangements where one entity has a financial obligation to another, with whom it either does business directly, or to which it makes referrals, and that obligation is either past due or...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Financial Reporting Council Publishes Revised UK Corporate Governance Code

On July 16, 2018, the U.K. Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a revised U.K. Corporate Governance Code (the Revised Code), following feedback received from its consultation paper published in December 2017. The FRC's...more

Dechert LLP

Investment Funds Update Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and...

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FCA comments on increased use of “Periodic Auctions” after-MiFID II - The FCA has published a webpage on the use of periodic auction platforms as a method for share trading in light of their significantly increased use...more

Holland & Hart - Health Law Blog

Paying Hospital-Employed Physicians for Services Performed by Others

The Ethics in Patient Referrals Act (“Stark”) prevents hospitals from paying employed or contracted physicians in the same way that physicians are or were paid by independent physician groups. Specifically, physician groups...more

Littler

Supreme Court Holds Stock Options Are Not Taxable under the RRTA

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On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court held in Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States that railroad stock options are not taxable compensation under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act of 1937 (the “RRTA”). This ruling represents...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Supreme Court Decides Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States

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On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court decided Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States, No. 17-530, holding that a railroad company’s employee stock options are not taxable “compensation” under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act...more

Hogan Lovells

Italian law implementing the IDD is published in the Official Journal

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On 16 June Legislative Decree No. 68/2018 aimed at implementing the IDD (the “Legislative Decree“) was published on the Italian Official Journal. ...more

Bracewell LLP

After the Dust Settles: Recapping Certain Tax Reform Provisions Affecting Exempt Organizations

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As is well known, on December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Final Bill”) into law. During the course of this massive legislative effort, various provisions affecting tax-exempt organizations...more

Hogan Lovells

Employment Alert: April 2018

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On-call duty performed by an employee in the place of residence combined with the obligation to be present quickly at the workplace upon an employer's request should be treated as "working time" – European Court of Justice...more

MERITAS - Law Firms Worldwide

The Italian Budget 2018 and changes to employment & social security provisions

Italian law no. 205/2017 was published in the Italian Official Journal on 29 December 2017 and entered into force on 1 January 2018, providing the 2018 Budget and introducing substantial changes covering also employment and...more

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