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HTMLIRS Issues Final Regulations on Property Transferred for Services Under Section 83
Sharde Armstrong, Mona Ghude, Sharon L. Klingelsmith; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 27, 2014
The Treasury Department (Treasury) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued final regulations clarifying the forfeiture provisions under Section 83 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, for transactions occurring after January 1, 2013. The regulations were issued on February 25,...

 

HTMLReady for a Surprise?
Richard P. Ferrin, Douglas J. Heffner; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014
Every 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...

 

HTMLState Fines Defense Manufacturer $20 Million for ITAR Violations
David N. Kay, Joan Koenig; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2014, previously published on March 21, 2014
On March 6, 2014, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) within the Department of State announced it had entered into a $20 million settlement agreement with Esterline Technologies Corp., a Washington-based specialized manufacturer. Esterline agreed to settle claims over hundreds of...

 

HTML$1.2 Billion Medicaid Fraud Penalty Award Reversed and Claim Dismissed in Arkansas Appeal
Kenneth J. Wilbur; Drinker Biddle Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014
In another decision narrowing the scope of state Medicaid fraud statutes, on March 20, 2014, the Supreme Court of Arkansas, in Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. State of Arkansas, No. CV-12-1058, unanimously reversed and dismissed a $1.19 billion award under the Arkansas Medicaid Fraud...

 

HTMLDOL 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;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014
The 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.

 

HTMLFull 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;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2014, previously published on March 19, 2014
In 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...

 

HTMLPotentially Ground-Breaking Class Settlement - Data Breach Relief
Drinker Biddle Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 14, 2014
On February 21, a federal judge in the Southern District of Florida approved a $3 million data breach class action settlement agreement between AvMed, Inc. and plaintiffs. This case arose from a December 2009 theft of two unencrypted laptops storing the personal information of persons receiving...

 

HTMLUnited States Expands Sanctions in Response to Activities in Ukraine, Names First SDNs
Joan Koenig, Mollie Sitkowski; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014
Earlier today, President Obama signed an Executive Order (E.O.) expanding on E.O. 13660, which was issued on March 10, 2014. In addition to naming specific persons subject to the restrictions of E.O. 13660, including former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, the new E.O. expands the sanctions...

 

HTMLWhite House’s Cybersecurity Framework Highlights Need for Preparedness
Ronald A. Sarachan, Zoë K. Wilhelm; Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 11, 2014
The White House recently announced the official launch of the Cybersecurity Framework, which provides voluntary guidelines for both public and private organizations operating as part of the “critical infrastructure” to create or improve upon their defenses and response protocols for...

 

HTMLNew Reprint Guidance Maintains Bipartisan Status Quo
Kenneth J. Wilbur; Drinker Biddle Reath LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 18, 2014
The FDA’s most recent unofficial guidance on distribution by manufacturers of research concerning off-label uses. With minor textual revisions, the February 28, 2014 draft Guidance essentially restates the safe harbors acknowledged in FDA’s unofficial 2009 “Good Reprint...

 


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