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Antitrust Law Daily
Banking & Finance Law Daily
  • February 27, 2015

    In a joint operation, the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General's office have temporarily shut down two abusive debt collection operations centered in New York that target consumers nationwide. The complaints against 4 Star Re

  • February 26, 2015

    In an idea modeled on the Sarbanes-Oxley approach to accounting fraud, New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky said the agency is considering making senior executives personally attest to the adequacy and robustness of anti-mone

Employment Law Daily
  • March 3, 2015

    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Because a New York police officer’s complaints about the department’s arrest quota policy did not fall within his official duties and he elected a channel with a civilian analogue (that ordinary citizens use) to pursue his complaint, he spoke as a citizen and his speech was protected by the First Amendment, [...]

  • March 3, 2015

    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A reserve deputy’s testimony supporting a former criminal defendant’s mistreatment by federal law enforcement officers was constitutionally protected, and a jury could reasonably find that an employer’s explanations for its actions were pretextual, ruled the Tenth Circuit in reversing, in part, the judgment of a federal district court. However, the appeals court [...]

Health Law Daily
  • February 27, 2015

    Regulations establishing appeal procedures for insurers that receive demands from Medicare for reimbursement as primary payers become effective April 28, 2015.The Final rule implements the requirements of the Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpa

  • February 26, 2015

    The first week of end-to-end testing of the 10th revision of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) coding has ended successfully, according to an announcement by CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner. The test run, during which 660 providers

  • February 25, 2015

    The deadline for compliance with the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program (meaningful use program) has been extended until 11:59 p.m. ET on March 20, 2015, according to an HHS announcement. This extension comes on the heels of a

Health Reform
Insurance Law Daily
IP Law Daily
Products Liability Law Daily
  • February 27, 2015

    The bipartisan Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act (S. 304) was approved by the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee by voice vote on February 26. The bill, which is co-sponsored by Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the

  • February 26, 2015

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ordered Takata to preserve all air bag inflators removed through the recall process as evidence for both the agency's investigation and for private litigation cases. The order also serves to ensu

Securities Regulation Daily
  • February 27, 2015

    A federal judge in Manhattan this week signed off on the terms of the SEC's final judgment against Samuel E. Wyly and the estate of Charles J. Wyly, Jr. in the agency's long-running securities fraud case against the two brothers. Depending upon t

  • February 26, 2015

    A pair of amicus briefs filed yesterday in the Newman insider trading case urge the Second Circuit panel that limited prosecutions in these cases last December to rebuff the government's effort to have it (or the full appeals court) rethink the o

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