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Banking & Finance Law Daily
  • February 9, 2016

    Among the items in the fiscal year 2017 budget released by the White House, there is a provision calling for a "financial fee" as a means to increase receipts for the federal government. Also, the budget calls for reforms in the housing finance s

  • February 8, 2016

    The Federal Reserve Board has assessed a civil money penalty against HSBC North America Holdings, Inc. and HSBC Finance Corporation for deficiencies in residential mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure processing. The $131 million penalty is the ma

Employment Law Daily
  • February 11, 2016

    Was an employer entitled to recoup the costs of a training program it provided for an employee who, upon completion, left for other employment? Or was the lawsuit pursued by the employer just an effort to circumvent the FLSA’s “free and clear” payment requirement with respect to wages, or an unlawful attempt to shift business [...]

  • February 11, 2016

    Employment Law Library Human Resources Compliance Library The WK Labor & Employment Law Library provides publications in a single comprehensive source for labor and employment law. WK publications include fair employment practices, labor relations and disabilities law at the federal and state levels and provides comprehensive primary source research materials, annotated explanations along with news and current [...]

Health Law Daily
  • February 9, 2016

    President Obama's proposed 2017 budget claims to slash the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next 10 years, reverse the "mindless austerity budgeting" that followed sequestration in 2013, and strengthen Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal hea

  • February 8, 2016

    For the second time, a federal court has dismissed the claims of a supplier of prosthetic eyes that the revocation of her Medicare billing privileges violated her constitutional rights. Again, the court ruled Soc. Sec. Act sec. 205(h) limited its ju

  • February 5, 2016

    The Second Circuit struck down an HHS regulation limiting hospitals' ability to be designated as "urban" for one purpose and "rural" for another. The court reasoned that HHS overstepped when it issued a regulation prohibiting a hospital tha

Health Reform
  • February 11, 2016

    President Obama's fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget proposal includes $1 billion in new mandatory funding over two years to expand access to treatment for prescription drug abuse and heroin use. The proposed funding would boost efforts to help individ

  • February 10, 2016

    A ruling in favor of the Republican-led House of Representatives in its lawsuit challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (ACA) (P.L. 111-148) cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments could cost the federal government $47 billion ov

Insurance Law Daily
IP Law Daily
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Securities Regulation Daily
  • February 9, 2016

    Monsanto Company has agreed to pay $80 million to settle SEC charges that the company violated accounting rules and misstated its earnings. The violations stem from rebate programs Monsanto offered to distributors and retailers of Roundup, Monsanto?

  • February 8, 2016

    The SEC heard oral argument in an appeal from an initial decision finding securities law violations by, and imposing sanctions against, the former chief compliance officer of Stanford Group Company (SGC). According to the respondent, the Commission s

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