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|Trump should look to the Appalachian Basin for the next Secretary of Energy|
William Beckley, Christopher William Capcara; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
November 24, 2016, previously published on November 16, 2016President-elect Donald Trump has already begun the process of putting together his cabinet with the announcements of Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon as chief of staff and senior advisor, respectively. With rumors swirling around the remaining cabinet positions, the choice for who should head the...
|FTC wins Two Key Hospital Merger Challenges in Federal Courts|
Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong, Christopher Graham Dean; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
November 16, 2016, previously published on November 04, 2016In the past 30 days, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Third Circuit delivered resounding victories to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in two separate hospital merger challenge cases, reversing decisions from Chicago and Pennsylvania district courts that would have allowed...
|New Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Rules Coming January 2017|
David B. Cupar, Ukeme Awakessien Jeter; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
November 16, 2016, previously published on October 26, 2016New Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Rules of Practice, intended to provide more efficiency in proceedings and to harmonize the TTAB’s rules and technological advances, have been amended and go into effect on Jan. 14, 2017. The rule changes were proposed in April 2016 and after...
|FCPA Pilot Program Yields Groundbreaking Results|
Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
October 28, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016In the wake of its recently-announced Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) pilot program, the Department of Justice (DOJ) advised last week that it will not prosecute two privately held companies that self-reported FCPA violations, though each company must disgorge the profits made from the...
|Temporary Regulations Issued on Early Election of New Partnership Audit Rules|
Mark D. Klimek; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
October 28, 2016, previously published on September 26, 2016The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA) provided for new partnership audit rules that significantly change the way IRS partnership audits will be handled. While these rules are not mandatory until January 1, 2018, partnerships can elect to be subject to the new rules now. Temporary regulations were...
|Reminder to Health Care Providers: Are your ACA Section 1557 Notices and Taglines Up?|
Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak, Rick L. Hindmand; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
October 28, 2016, previously published on October 19, 2016Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in certain health programs and activities. As a reminder, under the final rule codifying Section 1557, all covered entities were required to comply with detailed...
|OCR Addresses Business Associate Concerns for Cloud Services|
Rick L. Hindmand; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
October 28, 2016, previously published on October 7, 2016Today, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued HIPAA guidance on cloud computing.
|Conservatives and Clean Energy|
Michael W. Wise; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
September 27, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016This week I attended a forum at the City Club of Cleveland titled “Should Conservatives Embrace Clean Energy.” Moderator Jason Russell led a panel that included Mike Hartley (Executive Director, Ohio Conservative Energy Forum), Terry McClure (Former President Ohio Farm Bureau), and Lynn...
|Does Your Purchase Agreement Have Teeth? The Importance of Buyer Remedies|
Chad J. Richman; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
September 27, 2016, previously published on September 21, 2016Buyers spend a tremendous amount of time negotiating seller representations, warranties and covenants, and often neglect the very provision by which they may be enforced.
|California: Board of Equalization Issues New Sales Tax Guidance for Winemakers|
David D. Ebersole, David M. Kall, Susan Millradt McGlone; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
September 27, 2016, previously published on September 19, 2016In 2015, the Golden State accounted for 60 percent of all wine shipments to the United States, according to the Wine Institute. At 229 million cases, with an estimated retail value of $31.9 billion, last year represented an all-time high for California’s wine sales. When considering both...