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HTMLAnti-Money Laundering Remains at Forefront of Compliance in Nevada Gaming Industry
Jennifer Roberts; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
There is a lot of talk in the Nevada gaming industry about anti-money laundering efforts. In 1970, Congress passed the Bank Secrecy Act, which required banks to report large cash transactions in order to help find drug trafficking and tax evaders. The Bank Secrecy Act is enforced by FinCEN, the...

 

HTMLConsultants’ Communications Privileged from Discovery
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
In healthcare, companies often hire consultants to review billing and coding, privacy and security and a host of other technical issues that regular staff does not have the time or expertise to pursue. A recent discovery ruling in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania holds that...

 

HTMLKentucky Attorney General: Internet Sweepstakes are Illegal Gambling
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
This past Friday, the Kentucky Attorney General issued an opinion (OAG-15-005) concluding Internet sweepstakes machines meet the definition of illegal lotteries under Kentucky law and computers used at Internet sweepstakes cafes constitute illegal gambling devices.

 

HTMLGetting Serious About Cybersecurity
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Hack attacks have been in the news for a while. But the most recent headlines seem to indicate that hackers are far outpacing security efforts to contain them.

 

HTMLKentucky Senate Approves Shared Lottery Games Measure
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
The Kentucky Senate today approved a measure to amend Kentucky’s lottery laws to add “shared lottery games” tying lottery ticket sales and horse races together. Senate Bill 74 permits proceeds from lottery ticket sales to be used to place pari-mutuel wagers by the Kentucky Lottery...

 

HTMLHHS Moves to Limit In-Office Ancillary Services Exception
Matthew C. Jones; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) is once again targeting the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception (“IOASE”) to the federal Stark Law, in an attempt to produce cost savings in the U.S. healthcare system. The IOASE provides a limited exception to the Stark...

 

HTMLA New Protected Disclosure Venue Suggests Permanence For Demonstration Project Federal Contractor Employees’ Whistleblower Protections
Michael J. Schrier; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
In 2013, Congress enacted 41 U.S.C. § 4712 to provide whistleblower protections to employees of federal contractors who made disclosures concerning alleged “evidence of gross mismanagement of a Federal contract or grant, a gross waste of Federal funds, an abuse of authority relating to a...

 

HTMLWar Memorial Sculptor Wins Appeal in Copyright Litigation with Government
Arvind Jairam; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
An appellate court has affirmed a royalty award to a famous sculptor based on the U.S. government’s unauthorized use of his copyrighted work in a postage stamp. The decision by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Gaylord v. United States comes after lengthy litigation that has...

 

HTMLHealth System Integration and Antitrust Laws on Collision Course
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
Health systems attempting to fulfill the mandate of integrating hospitals and physicians may find themselves accused of going too far. Although the Affordable Care Act, shared savings, gainsharing and other alternative payment methodologies have made integration of physicians, hospitals and other...

 

HTMLFTC Seeks to Thwart ‘Revenge Porn’
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
While the Internet provides many obvious advantages to people in this digital age, it can also enable a dark side for those intent on mischievous and criminal online behavior. “Revenge porn” is part of that dark side.

 


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