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HTMLCorrective Action Earns Verizon End to FTC’s FiOS Router Investigation
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014
Corrective action taken by Verizon Communications to fix security issues with its FiOS and DSL routers resulted in the FTC closing its investigation to determine whether Verizon’s distribution of the routers was an unfair or deceptive practice.

 

HTMLLiberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone Designated for Temporary Protected Status
William L. Coffman; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
Due to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced the designation of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, beginning Friday, November 21, 2014. Eligible nationals from these three countries...

 

HTMLRecent Changes in US Immigration Processes and Technology
Susan J. Cohen, Cassie M. Ramos; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented changes recently that affect many individuals seeking to travel to the United States, US employers of H-1B and L-1 workers, and users of some USCIS services. This advisory reviews these recent developments, including changes to the...

 

HTMLGovernor Patrick Proposes State Budget Cuts; Speaker DeLeo Opposes
George K. Atanasov, Julie Cox, Amarynth Sichel; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
This morning Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo indicated that he will not support the Governor’s plan to trim the state budget to close a projected $329 million mid-year budget gap.

 

HTMLOhio District Court Deems Hospital Alliance a Single Entity Incapable of Conspiring Under the Antitrust Laws
Dionne Lomax; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 2, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2014
On October 21, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granted Defendants’ motion for summary judgment, holding that Premier Health Partners (“Premier”) and its affiliate hospitals, Atrium Health Systems, Catholic Health Initiatives, MedAmerica Health...

 

HTMLTax Court Characterizes Technology Executive’s Merger Proceeds as Ordinary Income
Jonathan R. Talansky; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 2, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
On October 30th, the U.S. Tax Court ruled that a key executive of a technology company acquired by Google for $93 million was required to report a large portion of his merger consideration as ordinary compensation income. Perhaps even more than the substantive tax principle it stands for, the case...

 

HTMLVermont Doubles Down: Representative Testifies Before Congress Against Federal GMO Labeling Bill
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2014, previously published on December 15, 2014
As we’ve explored in past posts, Congress is currently considering a bill that aims to harmonize the patchwork of state efforts at regulating GMO labeling by placing such regulation firmly within FDA’s jurisdiction. Dubbed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R. 4432), this bill...

 

HTML2015 Omnibus Provides $123 Million in Funding for the CPSC with No User Fee Authorization; Report Language Focuses on Test Burden Reduction, Import Surveillance, and Report on “Auto-Update” Mechanism for CPSC Safety Standards
Matthew R. Howsare, Charles A. Samuels; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 10, 2014
Update: After some uncertainty, Congress passed and the President is expected to sign the 2015 Omnibus bill into law.

 

HTMLDepartment of Interior Announces January Auction Date for Martha’s Vineyard Wind Energy Leases
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 15, 2014, previously published on December 1, 2014
On November 24th, the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it would be auctioning off four commercial leases for the Wind Energy Area (WEA) south of Martha’s Vineyard on January 29th. The area to be leased, which is identical to the area...

 

HTMLGPO Fees Under Scrutiny by the GAO
Thomas S. Crane, Lauren Moldawer; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 15, 2014, previously published on December 4, 2014
Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report examining group purchasing organization (GPO) practices. The GAO questioned whether the current structure of GPO funding through administrative fees is appropriate and urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to...

 


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