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HTMLE2 Report Finds Clean Energy Employs 2.5 Million Americans
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
Last week Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) released a report entitled “Clean Jobs America,” a comprehensive analysis of clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the United States. The study found that over 2.5 million Americans are now employed in the clean energy sector, with...

 

HTMLFCC Broadband Privacy and Security Proposed Rulemaking Underway
Radhika U. Bhat, Cynthia J. Larose, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 13, 2016
As we reported last month, the FCC was preparing a proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to establish privacy and data security requirements for broadband internet access service (BIAS) providers. The FCC has now released that proposal with comments and reply comments due May 27th and June 27th respectively.

 

HTMLDon’t Neglect Your Business Associate Agreements!
Dianne J. Bourque, Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on March 17, 2016
As we have repeatedly emphasized on this blog, HIPAA Covered Entities must ensure that they have compliant business associate agreements (“BAAs”) in place with all of their business associates and must ensure that they have performed a comprehensive risk assessment. A $1.55 million...

 

HTMLKey Lessons from Patent Litigation for Drafting and Prosecuting Utility Patent Applications
Fred Charles Hernandez, Gurneet Singh; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016
In almost every U.S. patent suit, the patentee’s counsel considers how the case could have been facilitated had the patent at issue been drafted and prosecuted differently. These considerations demonstrate that patents should be drafted and prosecuted with an eye toward the possibility of...

 

HTMLNew STEM OPT Extension Rules: Critical Takeaways, Part 1
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016
In this short series on the new STEM OPT rules, Susan Cohen, Chair of Mintz Levin’s Immigration Section will examine the top takeaways for students and their employers. The first post will focus on the timing rules related to the new regulation.

 

HTMLHold on to Your (Fiduciary) Hats: the Countdown to Compliance with the Department of Labor’s Final Fiduciary Rules Begins
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
After six years in the hopper, the Department of Labor finally issued final fiduciary regulations late last week that will greatly impact a wide variety of stakeholders. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs fiduciary conduct and establishes rules that bar certain...

 

HTMLDrug Company Payments and Prescribing Patterns Linked, Massachusetts Is An Outlier
Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016
As reported in yesterday’s Boston Globe, compared to national averages, Massachusetts physicians are less likely to receive payments or items of value from pharmaceutical companies and less likely to be heavy prescribers of brand-name drugs. The Globe article relates to a ProPublica analysis...

 

HTMLNew STEM OPT Extension Rules: Critical Takeaways, Part 2
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 21, 2016
Even if you have not yet completed a thesis or dissertation requirement, you may still apply for a STEM OPT extension, as long as you have completed all other requirements for your degree.

 

HTMLReady or Not, It’s Time For Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
Dianne J. Bourque, Jordan T. Cohen, Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016
On March 21st, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) officially launched Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program. Covered Entities and Business Associates need to be prepared for these audits and be on the lookout for emails from OCR that will begin the audit process.

 

HTMLDodd-Frank and Executive Compensation - Part 1: Status Update
Alexander Song; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016
It’s been over five years since the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act (“Dodd-Frank”) and we are still waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to finalize rules on several provisions related to executive compensation. Below is a summary...

 


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