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HTMLHalliburton’s Acquisition of Baker Hughes Likely to Receive Close Antitrust Scrutiny from Department of Justice
Dionne C. Lomax; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 28, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014
On November 17, 2014, Halliburton Company (“Halliburton”) announced plans to acquire Baker Hughes, Inc. (“Baker Hughes”) for $34.6 billion. Halliburton and Baker Hughes are two of the world’s largest oilfield services companies, providing drilling, formation...

 

HTMLProposition 65 May Mean More Than Warning Signs and Lawsuits
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 26, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015
As this space has discussed, Proposition 65 has been the subject of attempts by the California Legislature to reform the enforcement of the law.

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 5: Health and Human Services (HHS) Wastes No Time Issuing Proposed Rules Modifying Minimum Value Rules
Alden J. Bianchi, Edward A. Lenz; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
Over the last couple of months, we have followed and reported on a particular ACA compliance strategy under which an employer subject to the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility (or “pay-or-play”) rules satisfies the requirement to make an offer of coverage under a...

 

HTMLLatest Update on the New York State Wage Theft Act Annual Pay Notices: No Need to Distribute Them. But NY Employers, Don’t Forget About What the Rest of the Law Says
Michael Arnold; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2015, previously published on December 31, 2014
Confirming earlier reports, New York employers will not have to distribute New York State Wage Theft Act Annual Pay Notices in January 2015 or thereafter.

 

HTMLWhere Did My Customer Go? Some Pleading Parameters for Tortious Interference
George M. Patterson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 30, 2014
A Federal court in New York recently provided some pleading parameters for employers for claims of tortious interference with business relations.

 

HTMLThe EEOC Continues to Challenge Employer Wellness Programs Through Litigation
Gauri P. Punjabi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 31, 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is taking a hard look at employers who implement employee wellness programs that condition eligibility for benefits on participation in such programs. In the past few months, the EEOC sued three employers claiming that their wellness programs...

 

HTMLOffice for Human Research Protections Releases Draft Guidance
Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 29, 2014
On October 24, 2014, the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) announced in the Federal Register that it has released, and is seeking comment on, its Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care (“Draft Guidance”). The Draft...

 

HTMLDo You Offer or Accept Copayment Coupons? OIG says YOU are Responsible for Compliance with Federal Law
Bridgette A. Wiley; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2014
In recent years, copayment coupon programs have become standard promotional practices for both large and small pharmaceutical manufacturers. Copayment coupons are typically offered to commercially insured patients in order to reduce or eliminate out-of-pocket costs for specific brand name drugs...

 

HTMLDistant Cousins, not Twins: Some Key Differences between the Massachusetts and Federal Health Care Reform Laws.
Patricia Moran; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015
On January 1, 2015, the Affordable Care Act¿s (ACA) employer shared responsibility mandate took effect. Up until July 1, 2013, most employers doing business in Massachusetts were required to comply with an employer mandate commonly known as the Fair Share law. In very general terms, both laws...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act-Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 4: EEOC v. Honeywell and the Future of Wellness Programs
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
While my entries have focused principally on the employer shared responsibility rules of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), every once in a while an item comes along that nevertheless grabs my attention. The treatment of wellness plans at the hands of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

 


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