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HTMLRuling Vacating Target Consumer Class Settlement Highlights the Problem Of Standing In Data Breach Cases
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2017, previously published on February 9, 2017
When hackers steal consumer data, injury to consumers is not a foregone conclusion. This is particularly so where credit and debit card numbers are stolen. Banks, not consumers, bear the cost of fraudulent charges. Consumers’ credit ratings are unaffected by such charges, and stolen payment...

 

HTMLAnother Court Agrees That A Difference Of Opinion On Medical Necessity Is Insufficient to Show Falsity Under the False Claims Act
Laurence J. Freedman, Samantha P. Kingsbury; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2017, previously published on February 14, 2017
Last month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah joined the AseraCare court and others in finding that a relator cannot successfully allege violations of the False Claims Act (“FCA”) based on a purported lack of medical necessity unless there is an objective standard...

 

HTMLCMS’s Draft 2018 Call Letter: Minor Updates, but Largely a Continuation of Current Policies
Lauren Marie Moldawer; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 15, 2017
Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice and Draft Call Letter (“Draft Call Letter”). For the majority of the letter’s provisions, CMS is proposing to continue its current course of...

 

HTMLPortman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Bill Reintroduced in Senate
R. Neal Martin; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 15, 2017
As the 115th Congress gets underway, Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) have reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as Portman-Shaheen. The bill is cosponsored by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE),...

 

HTMLFederal Court of Australia Approves a Common Fund Class Action Model for the First Time - No Opt-In Required
John F. Nucci; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 2, 2017
As discussed in this space before, Australia is quickly becoming a key venue for securities class action litigation. With the release of its decision in Money Max Int. Pty. Ltd. (Trustee) v. QBE Insurance Group Limited, the Federal Court of Australia took another step toward making Australia a...

 

Adobe PDFUpdated Guidance on the Implementation of the Travel Ban Executive Order
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 02, 2017
The President’s Executive Order signed on January 27, 2017 continues to affect travelers on passports from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen who are applying for entry to the United States at any port of entry—air, land or sea. Government agencies can review individual...

 

HTMLGOP Senior Statesmen Call for Carbon Tax
Thomas R. Burton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 9, 2017
A group of Republican senior statesmen is calling for a carbon tax to fight climate change. Led by former Secretary of State James A. Baker III, former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and former Secretary of Treasury Henry M. Paulson Jr., the group believes a carbon tax, which depends on...

 

HTMLAre You Managing Your Cybersecurity Risks?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 6, 2017
In our current business environment, managing cybersecurity risks is of the utmost importance. Our own Tom Burton, Member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section and Founder and Chair of the firm’s Energy Technology Practice, was recently interviewed by Marcus McInnis, Director...

 

HTMLCalifornia Update: Amended Civil Code Section 1938 and New CASp Obligations for Commercial Landlords
Joseph M. Soliman; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 02, 2017
Last September, Governor Brown signed California Assembly Bill 2093 (“AB 2093”) which amended California Civil Code Section 1938 and created new obligations for commercial landlords.

 

HTMLMassachusetts Bankruptcy Court Sends a Reminder on Avoiding the Substantive Consolidation Trap
Charles W. Azano; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2017, previously published on February 13, 2017
There are numerous reasons why a company might use more than one entity for its operations or organization: to silo liabilities, for tax advantages, to accommodate a lender, or for general organizational purposes. Simply forming a separate entity, however, is not enough. Corporate formalities must...

 


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