Fox Rothschild LLP
Earlier this month, FINRA released its 2015 Regulatory and Examinations Priorities Letter. In the letter, FINRA lays out its 2015 priorities, which focus on three general areas.
On January 27, 2015, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on bipartisan public health legislation, including:
On January 23, 2015, the SEC responded to a request submitted by a consortium of law firms, including Jones Day.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Late last Friday, Hawaii Governor David Ige (D) appointed Doug Chin to be the next Hawaii AG.
FDA recently issued two draft guidance documents intended to reduce oversight for low-risk medical devices...
The HHS Office of Inspector General estimates that CMS made $4.6 million in incorrect Medicare outpatient payments to hospitals for established patients’ clinic visits in 2012.
President Obama Paid Special Attention To Medical Innovation During His State Of The Union Address last week when he highlighted a "precision medicine initiative" aimed at finding cures for cancer, diabetes, and other diseases.
On January 12, 2015, Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court granted the plaintiff’s motion for reargument and revived the breach of contract claims that the court had previously held to be untimely in Bear Stearns Mortgage Funding Trust 2006-SL1 v. EMC Mortgage Corp. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A..
On January 22, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added star ratings to the Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) website.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Justices of the United States Supreme Court are not strangers to the retail versus wholesale distinction that often plagues FERC’s regulations.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Steven Witt’s article "Healthcare Reform: Plan Eligibility Rules Need To Be In Writing" was featured in Orange County Business Journal magazine on January 19, 2015.
The Government Accountability Office released a report entitled "Private Health Insurance: Geographic Variation in Spending for Certain High-Cost Procedures Driven by Inpatient Prices."
Grant Thornton LLP
The South Carolina Supreme Court has affirmed the Court of Appeals’ holding that the party proposing the use of an alternative apportionment method has the burden of proof.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
The Truth in Lending Act, as implemented by Regulation Z, provides borrowers with a powerful tool: the right to rescind certain mortgage loan transactions.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the Indiana legislature are working closely to pass legislation that would increase state regulation of electronic cigarettes and vaping products.
Foley Hoag LLP
The SplashData list of worst passwords of 2014 was just published, and it looks very similar to the list in 2013, 2012, 2011, etc
On January 27, 2015, the House Energy and Commerce Committee released its "21st Century Cures Act" discussion draft, the product of a year-long, bipartisan effort by the Committee to accelerate the pace of medical cures in the United States.
On January 8, 2015, plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase informed the court that the parties had an agreement in principle to settle the case.