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HTMLUpdate on the Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol
Barbara E. Taylor; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014
Since we last reported on the Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol (“Protocol”) issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”), the entire Protocol has been revamped. Rather than being in the Federal Register, the Protocol is on...

 

HTMLFTC Targeting Trade Associations?
Bruce Colbath; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014
On May 1, the Federal Trade Commission issued a press release concerning the antitrust risks involved in trade association activity and cautioned such groups that the Commission continues to maintain an active antitrust enforcement focus on trade association activity. Interestingly, the release...

 

HTMLData Privacy Alert: Prepare for Changes to the US-EU Safe Harbor
Neil Ray; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
In the aftermath of disclosures of the extent of U.S. government monitoring of private communications, the European Commission is currently considering changes in the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework. The EU and its member states already have some of the strictest data privacy laws in the world. Under...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Applies Morrison v. National Australia Bank to Allow Certain Extraterritorial Application of RICO
Jeff Kern, Thomas M. Monahan; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 9, 2014
In European Community v. RJR Nabisco, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-2475 (2d Cir. Apr. 23, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1961, et seq., could apply to conduct...

 

HTMLRussian Against Time: New Sanctions and Lowered Expectations as Ukraine Crisis Continues
J. Scott Maberry, Matthew L. Riemer; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
There’s no end in sight for the turmoil in Ukraine. And there’s no end in sight for international sanctions against Russia for causing that turmoil. As sanctions escalate, so will the collateral damage. New sanctions announced on April 28, 2014 will not only affect Russia and Ukraine,...

 

HTMLBeach Houses and Bribes: DOJ Seeks Over $700,000 From Former South Korean President
Fatema K. Merchant; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
April 24 marked another day of progress in holding kleptocrats accountable for their corruption.

 

HTMLTrails-to-Rails-to-?: The Brandt Case and its Potential Impact on the Nation’s Trails
Andrew J. Alberg; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014
A recent Supreme Court case may have a far-reaching impact on many of the United States’ “rails-to-trails” biking and jogging paths. In March, the Supreme Court held in an 8-1 decision that rights of way granted to railroad companies during the nineteenth century were mere...

 

HTMLSome QM Relief in Sight? CFPB Proposes Amendment to QM Rule Which Will Permit Creditors to Cure Inadvertent QM Violations Through Refunding Excess Points and Fees
Sherwin F. Root; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 9, 2014, previously published on May 2, 2014
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “CFPB”) announced April 30 that it is proposing amendments to Regulation Z that will, among other things, permit a creditor that believes in good faith that it has made a qualified mortgage (“QM”) loan and learns afterwards...

 

HTMLTea Manufacturer Defeats Damages - Seeking Class Action Plaintiff in an Opinion Steeped in Comcast
Paul Seeley; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
In Lanovaz v. Twinings North America, Inc., 2014 WL 1652338, Case No. C-12-02646-RMW (N.D. Cal. April 24, 2014), the court granted-in-part and denied-in-part a motion for class certification in a false advertising case about tea labels. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant’s tea was...

 

HTMLContinuity of Enterprise is Enough for Successor Parties to be Liable
Lara Mouritsen; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 5, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
Successor liability is often a concern for the acquirer when purchasing substantially all of a seller’s assets. While this risk is well known, the circumstances under which an acquirer will be found liable under the theory of successor liability are less clear. The recent decision in Call...

 


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