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Banking & Finance Law Daily
  • March 2, 2015

    The Federal Reserve Board has updated its Frequently Asked Questions regarding the application of section 13 to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (BHC Act), commonly referred to as the Volcker Rule, and regulations adopted by the Fed, Office of

  • 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

Employment Law Daily
  • March 5, 2015

    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. Congressional disapproval of the National Labor Relations Board’s representation case procedures rule—the so-called “quickie election” rule—is escalating. On Wednesday, March 4, using the Congressional Review Act, the Senate passed its joint resolution of disapproval, S.J. Res. 8, by a vote of 53 to 46. Meanwhile, in the House, the House Education and [...]

  • March 4, 2015

    By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D. Contrary to an administrative law judge’s determination, a three-member panel of the NLRB found that a company dispatcher’s reference to drivers as “a bunch of backstabbers” in response to an employee’s invitation to join him and other drivers for an after-work social event that was intended to reduce ongoing tension between pro-union [...]

Health Law Daily
  • March 2, 2015

    The CMS price substitution policy for Medicare Part B drugs with average sales prices (ASPs) that exceed average manufacturer prices (AMPs) could have been altered to save Medicare almost $6 million between 2013 and 2014, according to a report from t

  • 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

Health Reform
Insurance Law Daily
IP Law Daily
Products Liability Law Daily
Securities Regulation Daily
  • March 2, 2015

    The SEC said today that it will award between $475,000 and $575,000 to a former company officer who voluntarily provided original information to the SEC under the whistleblower law added by the Dodd-Frank Act. Typically, a company executive would be

  • 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

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