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By Brian Vick
CMS allows providers to bill for services, such as routine venipuncture or rehabilitation therapy, that are performed by nonphysicians "incident to" the professional services of a physician.
By Ed Harllee
On Monday, May 23, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") issued proposed revisions to its Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfers) in order to implement changes required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act").
By Neil Magnuson, Rob Van Arnam
Over the last several months, patent holder Melvino Technologies Limited, and its Luxembourg-based licensee, ArrivalStar S.A., (together "ArrivalStar") have filed scores of patent infringement lawsuits targeting a variety of software, retail and transportation companies.
By Earl Baggett, Elliott Norman
On May 26, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-3 vote, upheld the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, 563 U.S. ___ (2011).
By Robert Shaw, Mark Thomas
The Ninth Circuit overturned the denial of benefits by a plan administrator in a case that provides a useful "reverse weathervane," showing several mistakes that a plan administrator should not make when reviewing a benefits claim.
By Sean King, Jeffrey Chadwick, Matthew Marshall
The IRS announced a voluntary disclosure initiative for taxpayers with undisclosed foreign financial accounts. It applies to both individuals and entities who make timely, accurate and complete disclosure of their foreign accounts.
By Jamie Bruno
In Virginia, a lender holding a defaulted loan secured by a deed of trust has two primary means to enforce its remedies under that deed of trust: foreclosure by a trustee’s sale and conveyance by a deed in lieu of foreclosure.
By Heath Galloway
Facebook is everywhere, and its implications for employers can be maddening. It is one thing to prevent your employees from using Facebook while they are at work, but what control do you have over what your employees say on Facebook when they are not at work?
By Preston Lloyd, Jr
Most commercial lenders will typically arrange for at least a modest amount of land use due diligence prior to making a real estate secured loan
By Alexander Burnett
On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act(the "PTFA" or the "Act"). The PTFA was part of the larger "Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.
By Mark Thomas
The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has issued an important decision clarifying the standards for federal class certification procedure in ERISA cases involving claims of excessive fees and other fiduciary breaches
By Robert Korroch
On February 11, 2011, the U. S. Small Business Administration ("SBA") published changes to its regulations governing the 8(a) Business Development ("BD") program, the SBA’s size regulations, and the regulations affecting Small Disadvantaged Businesses ("SDB").
By Edward Eakin, III
Most employees and employers are familiar with the general rule that if an hourly employee works over forty hours in a work week, then he or she is entitled to "time-and-a-half" for all overtime worked
By Robert Korroch
This is the second in a series of Williams Mullen Government Contracts Alerts that analyze changes that the U. S. Small Business Administration ("SBA") published on February 11, 2011 to its regulations governing the 8(a) Business Development ("BD") program, the SBA’s size regulations, and the regulations affecting Small Disadvantaged Businesses ("SDB").
By William Nusbaum
There are few subjects in a commercial lease more intricately intertwined—and more misunderstood—than the trio of topics for this article.