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|Marubeni Plea Agreement Suggests There May Be More FCPA Charges to Come|
Charles S. Leeper, Gregory A. Mason; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 28, 2014In a March 19, 2014 Plea Agreement, the Japanese trading company Marubeni Corporation agreed to plead guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut to a criminal information charging a conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and seven substantive violations of...
|SEC Holds Cybersecurity Roundtable|
Gregory A. Mason, Mark H.M. Sosnowsky; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission conducted a roundtable discussion on cybersecurity and the issues and challenges cyber-threats present for public companies, exchanges, and market participants. The roundtable consisted of four separate panel discussions and...
|Ready for a Surprise?|
Richard P. Ferrin, Douglas J. Heffner; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014Every week, we see companies that are surprised to find their imported aluminum products could be subject to the antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China (the Orders). If the goods are subject to the Orders, the result can be catastrophic: companies...
|DOL Proposed Regulation on 408(b)(2) “Guide” - Impact on Service Providers|
Bruce L. Ashton, Bradford P. Campbell, Joan M. Neri, Fred Reish, Joshua J. Waldbeser; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
March 24, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014The Department of Labor has issued its long-anticipated proposal to amend the 408(b)(2) regulation. If adopted, the proposal will require covered service providers to furnish responsible plan fiduciaries (referred to as “plan sponsors” for simplicity) with a guide to their disclosures.
|Full Court of Appeals to Review Whether to Expand Customs Civil Penalty Liability to Corporate Officers and Employees|
Richard P. Ferrin, Douglas J. Heffner, Kathleen M. Murphy, William Randolph Rucker; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
March 21, 2014, previously published on March 19, 2014In a potentially ground-breaking case, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) announced that it will hear en banc the issue of whether corporate officers or shareholders can be held personally liable for duties and penalties imposed under 19 U.S.C. § 1592. If the CAFC broadly...
|FTC to Hold Workshop Devoted to Health Care Competition|
Robert W. McCann, Kenneth M. Vorrasi; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 19, 2014The Federal Trade Commission announced late last week that it will be hosting a public Workshop, titled Examining Health Care Competition, which will examine “competition issues related to certain current developments in the U.S. health care industry.” The Workshop will take place on...
|New CMS Rule Provides Direct Patient Access to Laboratory Results|
Peter A. Blenkinsop, Kriss L. Webb; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
February 19, 2014, previously published on February 14, 2014The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule on February 6 that will allow patients to have direct access to their laboratory test results. Both the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)...
|D.C. Circuit Vacates FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules|
Alisa R. Lahey, Camillie Landrón, Jennifer L. Oberhausen, Laura H. Phillips; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
February 3, 2014, previously published on January 24, 2014In a much-anticipated opinion, on January 14, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission, vacated the anti-discrimination and anti-blocking rules contained in the Federal Communications Commission’s (the “FCC” or...
|CMS Adopts New Policy Permitting Release of Physician Medicare Billing Data to the Public|
Jesse A. Witten; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
February 3, 2014, previously published on January 28, 2014On January 17, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a reversal of long-standing agency policy, and will begin to release Medicare billing data of physicians in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, on a case-by-case basis. The policy will take...
|Department of Commerce Expected to Revoke (Again) Antidumping Duty Orders on Ball Bearings from Japan and the UK|
Richard P. Ferrin, Douglas J. Heffner, William Randolph Rucker; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
February 3, 2014, previously published on January 24, 2014The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has notified the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that it received no notice of intent from domestic ball bearings producers to participate in the sunset review the DOC initiated on January 2, 2014, regarding ball bearings and parts thereof from Japan...