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|Evolving Healthcare Trends & Patents: Charting a Safe Course for Personalized Medicine|
Stephen B. Maebius; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 7, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014Rapid changes resulting from personalized medicine, including the ability to use individual patient biomarker data to generate a tailored treatment, are transforming healthcare. New business structures are evolving in the healthcare marketplace to meet the need for integrating diagnostic data to...
|Avoiding Fines by Starting the I-9 Process Early. Just Not Too Early...|
Anita M. Sorensen; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014As we have noted in prior posts, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has been aggressively pursuing I-9 inspections and imposing record fines (about $12.5 million per year) as part of its multi-year strategic plan. Employers should not turn a blind eye to this uptick in...
|The MCDC Initiative and Recent Modifications: Window for Issuers and Obligated Persons Now Closes on December 1, 2014, While Underwriters Window Still Set to Close on September 9, 2014|
Michael G. Bailey, David Y. Bannard, Laura L. Bilas, Heidi H. Jeffery, Chauncey W. Lever; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014As highlighted in the SEC’s 2012 Municipal Market Report, the SEC has expressed significant concern that many issuers have not been complying with their obligation to file continuing disclosure documents and that federal securities law violations involving false statements concerning such...
|FDA Set to Regulate LDTs - Citing Safety Concerns and Advanced Technologies|
Antoinette F. Konski; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014Advances in medical technology have increased the use of diagnostic tests to guide therapeutic decisions for many diseases and conditions, especially in the context of personalized medicine. Citing the need to ensure that certain tests used by health care professionals that diagnose and treat...
|Protection Against Foreign Anticompetitive Automotive Supply Chain Practices Affecting U.S. Activities|
Francis J. Burke, Michael A. Naranjo; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014Automotive industry participants may face increased costs and risk from wholly foreign anticompetitive activities far upstream in their global supply chain. Antitrust laws, like the Sherman Act, protect American markets from anticompetitive practices. But, under the Foreign Trade Antitrust...
|To Pay (Directors) or Not to Pay - That is the Question|
Jason J. Kohout, Lynette M. Zigman; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014The question of whether to pay the directors of a tax-exempt organization is hotly contested. Although this practice is legal, there can be drawbacks with providing compensation. Despite the perceived hesitancy to compensate directors, a 2010 study found that out of the ten largest nonprofit...
|Rent Constant Pricing in Build-to-Suit Transactions|
Wesley N. Becker; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014A build-to-suit (BTS) project often puts the corporate real estate department in a challenging position. The project must conform to an approved budget, while also facing a very tight schedule with a series of milestones that must be met in a perfectly orchestrated fashion. To meet the Project...
|IOM Releases New Report on Graduate Medical Education|
Mark F. Tatelbaum; Foley Lardner LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014On July 29, 2014, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM) released a report on Graduate Medical Education (GME), entitled Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation’s Health Needs. The 2001 IOM report, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st...
|Energy Innovation in the Northeast Boosts the Solar Market|
Samuel J. Scroggins; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey are pioneering some of the nation’s most interesting developments in the retail energy space today that have important implications for the solar industry.
|OCIE Director Repeats Concerns About Compliance Issues Found During Private Equity Adviser Exams|
Peter D. Fetzer, Terry D. Nelson; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014Andrew J. Bowden, Director of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) once again in a recent speech to industry representatives, described various areas of concern found by OCIE examiners during examinations of private equity advisers.