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HTMLTelemedicine - 2015 Year in Review
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
As the year winds down, we look back on the significant developments in telemedicine in 2015 as well as look forward to what 2016 will bring. The number of providers offering telemedicine and telehealth services dramatically increased in 2015, with no sign of slowing in 2016. This is, in large...

 

HTMLWhy E-2s Are An Excellent Option
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
On a panel recently at a conference sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers (AILA) Conference in London, I was asked why I might advise a client to file an E-2 visa application instead of seeking an L-1 visa. The answer is simple.

 

HTMLPost Paris and San Bernardino Attacks: Visa Policies Under More Scrutiny
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2015
The recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino are going to result in increased security checks for visa applicants at U.S. consular posts. We also anticipate Congress to at least review the Visa Waiver Program for potential changes, based on President Obama’s address to the nation....

 

HTMLFDA Legal and Regulatory - 2015 Year In Review
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 14, 2015
Looking back on 2015, it’s apparent that this was another very busy year for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency), whose oversight responsibilities are estimated to touch 25% of American consumers’ spending on various regulated products. There was no shortage of significant...

 

HTMLAustralia Border “SmartGate” Program Expands to US Citizens 
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2015
USCBP announced today, December 2, that Australia has expanded its trusted traveler program “SmartGate” to U.S. Citizens with ePassports. Previously the country had limited access to SmartGates to Global Entry card holders.

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Overturns SEC Commissioners’ Sanctions Order
Geoffrey A. Friedman, A.W. Chip Phinney; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2015
As we have discussed before, the SEC’s increased use of in-house administrative proceedings in enforcement actions involving allegations of fraud has been a subject of considerable debate. Commentators have questioned the fairness of proceedings where the SEC gains an automatic home field...

 

HTMLThe Times They Are A-Changing: EEOC Task Force Focuses on Evolving Harassment in the Workplace and New Ways to Combat It
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2015
The EEOC’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace recently held the third in a series of public meetings, a two-part panel aimed at understanding the different and evolving nature of harassment in the workplace and potentially new methods for addressing harassment. The...

 

HTMLAn Unrealistic Threat Of A Pay Cut To A High-Level Employee Is Not An Adverse Action, So Says The Fifth Circuit
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2015
To prove retaliation a plaintiff must show that he or she suffered an “adverse employment action” - an issue that is often conceded by employers defending against such claims. However, the Fifth Circuit’s recent decision in Brandon v. The Sage Corp. is a great reminder as to why...

 

HTMLOIG Proposes Alternative Part B Payment Methodologies for 340B Drugs: Is This the End of 340B As We Know It?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2015
Last week, under the cover of the impending Thanksgiving Holiday, OIG lobbed another grenade at the 340B Drug Discount Program.

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act’s Reporting Requirements for Carriers and Employers (Part 22 of 24): Affordability, HRA Contributions, Flex Credits, Opt-Out Payments, and SCA Fringe Benefit Contributions under Notice 2015-87
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2015
The Treasury Department and the IRS this week issued Notice 2015-87 that addresses, among other things, the effect of Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) contributions, cafeteria plan flex credits and opt-out payments on affordability determinations for purposes of assessable payments under Code...

 


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