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HTMLPotential Shareholder Liability Arising From Subsidiary WARN Act Violations
Eric R. Blythe, Kevin J. Walsh; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
When a company begins experiencing financial difficulty, shareholders often ask whether they may be liable under the Federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (“WARN”) Act for violations by the company. When the financial difficulty results in a quick shutdown and immediate...

 

HTMLFTC Looks to Accelerate Oncology Drug Growth by Requiring Novartis to Divest Two Protein Inhibitors in Its Clinical Development Pipeline
Timothy J. Slattery, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) on Monday completed its review of Novartis AG’s (“Novartis”) proposed $16 billion acquisition of GlaxoSmithKline’s (“GSK”) oncology drug portfolio with an announced consent decree that requires limited divestitures...

 

HTMLCongress Passes Full Department of Homeland Security Funding Bill
Susan J. Cohen, Kevin R. McNamara; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
Late Tuesday afternoon, the House of Representatives voted 257-167 to fund the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) through September 30, 2015, covering the remainder of the fiscal year. A clean funding bill was passed by the Senate on Friday, February 27th, in a 68-31 bipartisan...

 

HTMLHealth Care Competition Follow-up Exam: Highlights from the Second FTC/DOJ “Examining Health Care Competition” Workshop
Farrah Short; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) co-hosted the second installment of their public workshop series, “Examining Health Care Competition.” Complementing last year’s focus on trends and innovation in the health care industry, this...

 

HTMLWhat to Make of a Diminished Thing: Tobacco Bond Defaults and Restructurings
Paul J. Ricotta, Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
There is little poetry in tobacco bonds these days. Cigarette consumption has declined beyond projections, and the advent of e-cigarettes may exacerbate the decline. Payments under the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) are down, and turbo redemptions of some tobacco bonds have ceased; ratings on...

 

HTMLWill Massachusetts’ New UST Regulations Be a Game Changer?
Brian P. Moran; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
You can bet on it! The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a new set of regulations effective January 2, 2015 that will create major burdens for underground storage tank (UST) owners and operators. These regulations, codified as 310 CMR 80.00, contain expansive...

 

HTMLBaker Proposes State Budget Focused on Savings
George K. Atanasov, Julie Cox, Amarynth Sichel; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
Wednesday, the Baker-Polito administration revealed the details of their $38.1 billion FY2016 budget. Seeking to overcome a structural deficit, which at $1.8 billion, represents nearly five percent of the total budget, the Governor doubled down on cost-saving measures rather than raising taxes,...

 

HTMLWhite House Proposes National Data Breach Notification Standard
Cynthia J. Larose, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
This has been a big week for cybersecurity announcements from Washington. In what the White House has called a series of “SOTU Spoilers,” President Obama announced his intention to follow through on some of the recommendations in his administration’s Big Data report - the...

 

HTMLPuerto Rico’s Recovery Act Ruled Preempted: What Now?
William W. Kannel, Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 8, 2015
At the end of “The Candidate”, Robert Redford’s title character, having won, famously asks, “What do we do now?”

 

HTMLWho is “Disabled” under ABLE?
Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on January 19, 2015
The recently-enacted federal ABLE statute provides a long-awaited vehicle for tax-exempt investing to meet future disability-related expenses of disabled individuals. Although new Section 529A of the Internal Revenue Code is now in effect, parents and others who wish to establish tax-advantaged...

 


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