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Adobe PDFPhase 2 HIPAA Audits
Howard E. Bogard, Richard J. Brockman, Kelli Carpenter Fleming, James A. Hoover, Chester "Chet" J. Hosch; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
In an effort to review and examine compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations ("HIPAA"), the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") is conducting Phase 2 HIPAA audits for both...

 

Adobe PDFOSHA Issues New Workplace Injury Reporting Rule
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On May 11, 2016, OSHA finalized its long anticipated rule requiring employers with 250 or more employees to electronically submit injury and illness information from OSHA Forms 300, 300A, and 301 for publication by OSHA. Further, establishments with 20-249 employees in specified hazardous...

 

Adobe PDFImmigration Update: Rule Changes for International Student Workers
Anton F. Mertens, Anna L. Scully; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016
Many of our clients employ international students in a status known as "F-1/OPT," which is "Optional Practical Training," a program similar to an internship that allows international students to get practical work experience during or at the end of their university studies. Many...

 

Adobe PDFU.S. Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Regulations: What Should You Do Now?
Ronald W. Flowers, H. Carlton Hilson, Bryance Metheny; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued its final changes to the federal overtime regulations. The final regulations make significant changes to common white collar exemptions from the federal overtime requirements, including those applicable to executive,...

 

Adobe PDFTwo Federal Courts of Appeal Find Insurance Coverage for Data Breaches
Michael D. Strasavich; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 2016
Cases with intersecting issues of data breach and insurance coverage continue to slowly wind their way through the court system. After a number of past losses dealt to insureds who sought insurance coverage under their garden-variety business policies, two recent decisions from the Fourth and...

 

Adobe PDFDOL’S New Fiduciary Conflicts of Interest Rules
Thomas K. Potter; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 25, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a new suite of Rules that are a game-changer for any Financial Institution that gives investment advice (including rollovers and distributions) to owners or beneficiaries of IRAs, HSAs, Archer Medical Savings Accounts, Coverdells, ERISA Plans and more.

 

Adobe PDFTrouble Down the Pipeline? What Sabine Oil & Gas Corp. May Mean For The Midstream Service Sector
James P. Roberts; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 2016
Recently, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued an opinion in In re Sabine Oil & Gas Corp.1 that permitted the debtor, Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation (“Sabine”) to reject certain gathering and condensation agreements as executory contracts under 11...

 

Adobe PDFFederal Court Rules CGL Insurance Covers Data Breach
Michael D. Strasavich; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on May 2016
Ruling less than three weeks after oral argument, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 11, 2016 upheld a lower court’s ruling finding a duty on the part of Travelers to defend a class action lawsuit alleging a data breach by Portal Health Care Solutions, LLC ("Portal"). A...

 

Adobe PDFGovernor Bentley Signs Medical Marijuana Bill
H. Carlton Hilson, Kathryn M. Willis; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On May 4, 2016, Governor Robert Bentley signed into law Alabama House Bill 61, which legalizes the possession or use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil to treat “debilitating medical conditions.” Also known as Leni’s Law, House Bill 61 comes in response to a UAB study finding that CBD oil,...

 

Adobe PDFTermination of a Commercial Lease May be an "Avoidable Transfer” in Bankruptcy, holds Seventh Circuit
Christopher R. Thompson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2016, previously published on April 2016
In March 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that a landlord may be liable to a debtor’s bankruptcy estate for the value of a lease the debtor terminated early, holding the termination may be an “avoidable transfer” under the Bankruptcy Code.1 The opinion...

 


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