Legal Articles: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

 







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Adobe PDFHealthcare Held Hostage
Laura E. Jehl; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2017, previously published on December 2016
It’s happened again. On November 2, an unspecified “major” cyberincident forced three National Health Service (NHS) hospitals in the UK to shut down all planned operations and divert critically ill patients to other facilities for three days until their electronic systems could be...

 

Adobe PDFFeature Comment: 2016 FCA Update
Joseph D. Barton, Scott F. Roybal; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
The civil False Claims Act, 31 USCA § 3729 et seq., was originally enacted in 1863 in response to allegations of fraud in Civil War procurements. The FCA has since become the Government’s weapon of choice to combat fraud. As Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Mizer...

 

Adobe PDFAddressing IoT Security: Collaboration Is Key
Alan Brill, Sonja S. Carlson; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2017, previously published on December 20, 2016
The holiday season is here, and internet-of-things gadgets are at the top of holiday lists. 170 million American adults plan to purchase consumer electronics gifts — including wearables, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, and devices for a smart home, such as smart televisions and...

 

Adobe PDFDissecting new sick leave laws in Illinois, Cook County and Chicago
Amy I. Harwath, Jill S. Vorobiev; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2017, previously published on November 23, 2016
Last month, Cook County passed an ordinance requiring employers to provide eligible employees with certain paid sickleave benefits. The ordinance largely mirrors a recent amendment to the Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance, which was passed in July. Both are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2017,...

 

HTMLDigital Marketing: Native Advertising and Online Influencers in the Hospitality Industry
Theodore C. Max; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2017, previously published on January 2017
The travel tourism and hospitality industry have embraced influencer marketing to enhance and pinpoint access to target audiences. Online influencers and native advertising not only helps companies reach their own customers but also helps them to reach other influencers and a broader audience of...

 

HTMLUSCIS Issues Revised “Smart” Form I-9
Greg L. Berk, Kevin W. Houng; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2017, previously published on November 28, 2016
On November 14, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued a revised Form I-9 which is required by employers to verify employment authorization. The old I-9 form with a revision date of March 8, 2013, may only be used until January 21, 2017. Employers should...

 

HTMLCompanies in the Crosshairs?
Jonathan E. Meyer; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2017, previously published on December 6, 2016
The morning after has come and gone, the shock is abating, and American companies are taking stock of what the election means for them. While many are focusing on policies anticipated to come from President-elect Donald Trump's administration, the business community should be asking a pressing...

 

HTMLFacing Evolving Cyberthreats and Crippled by Ransomware Attacks, Can Hospitals Ever Really Be Prepared?
Laura E. Jehl; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2017, previously published on December 7, 2016
It’s happened again. On November 2, an unspecified “major” cyberincident forced three National Health Service (NHS) hospitals in the UK to shut down all planned operations and divert critically ill patients to other facilities for three days until their electronic systems could be...

 

HTMLDon’t Let Trump Skirt Law to Build Border Wall
Robert J. Uram; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 8, 2017
Now that the Trump transition team has signaled to congressional Republicans that the president-elect wants to seek a budget appropriation to build a wall across the U.S.-Mexico border and have Mexico reimburse the cost later, it’s time to think about how he might do that. As president,...

 

Adobe PDFAgencies Publish Strict New Reporting Guidelines for Government Contractor
Garen E. Dodge, Hilary A. Habib; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 2016
On August 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (“FAR”) Council published “Guidance for Executive Order 13673, ‘Fair Pay and SafeWorkplaces’” (“the final rule”).1 Also referred to as the...

 


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