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HTMLWhite House Releases Cybersecurity Report Aimed at New Administration
Michael Katz, Cynthia J. Larose; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 14, 2016
The Obama White House has grappled with cybersecurity more than any administration in history: China’s 2009 hack of Google, the 2015 Office of Personnel Management breach, and the recent investigation of Russian cyberattacks during the 2016 election, to name just a few examples. In the midst...

 

HTMLNFL Changes Stance on Ticket Resale Floors
Mackenzie Queenin; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 9, 2016
The NFL has agreed not to require its teams to set minimum prices in ticket resale marketplaces as part of a settlement with several state attorneys general. The settlement caps an investigation that was initially launched by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into possible antitrust...

 

HTMLAt Long Last, OIG Issues Final Rule for Beneficiary Inducement Safe Harbors
Rachel Irving Pitts, Carrie A. Roll, Ellyn Leslie Sternfield; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 12, 2016
More than two years since issuing the proposed rule, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued the long-awaited and highly anticipated final rule (the Final Rule) that provides amendments to the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) regulatory safe harbors and adds protections for certain payment...

 

HTMLOCR Warns of Phishing Campaign Disguised as Official OCR Communication
Jordan T. Cohen; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on November 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) published an alert on Monday describing a phishing campaign disguised as an email from OCR. The email is being circulated on mock HHS letterhead under the signature of OCR’s Director Jocelyn Samuels and is...

 

HTMLIn the Wake of the Election, What’s Next for State Drug Pricing Initiatives?
Carrie A. Roll; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 8, 2016
A Trump victory was not the only surprise on election night. California’s drug pricing initiative, which would have required state agencies to negotiate drug prices at least as low as those paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, was defeated by a wide margin (46% to 54%). This...

 

HTMLA Failed Strategy: Another Derivative Action In A Data Breach Case Goes Down To Defeat
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 2, 2016
An attempt to impose liability on corporate officers and directors for data breach-related losses has once again failed. On November 30, 2016, a federal judge in Atlanta issued a 30 page decision dismissing a shareholder derivative action arising out of the September 2014 theft of customer credit...

 

HTMLThe Definition of Insanity? Wendy’s Shareholders File Derivative Action Based on 2015-16 Data Breach
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 20, 2016
An old saw defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Wendy’s shareholders recently flouted that maxim by filing a derivative action this week against officers and directors of the fast-food chain seeking recovery on behalf of the...

 

HTMLFederal Appellate Court Rules That Post-Acceleration Payment in Bankruptcy Constitutes Optional Redemption
Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 6, 2016
The linked Mintz Levin client advisory discusses a recent Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that held a “make-whole” optional redemption premium to be due upon a refinancing of corporate debt following its automatic acceleration upon bankruptcy. As noted in the linked advisory, the...

 

HTMLForty-Five Days and Counting for Current HHS Leadership: Implications for Rulemaking
Ellyn Leslie Sternfield, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on December 7, 2016
Before we all turn our full attention to the nominations of Representative Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services, and policy consultant Seema Verma to lead CMS, we need to remember that there are still approximately 45 days remaining in the current administration. A perusal of the...

 

HTMLMaking the Sausage: Medicaid Block Grants in the 115th Congress
Eli Greenspan, Bridgette Keller, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2017, previously published on November 28, 2016
Republicans have been talking about remodeling the Medicaid program through block grants or per capita caps for years. Both block grants and per capita caps are designed to limit federal spending by providing a state with a set amount of federal money to fund its Medicaid program. With the sweeping...

 


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