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HTMLLast Wishes, First Impression: Potential Legal Issues Arise After Munich Recluse Passes Away, Bequeathing Nazi-looted Art to a Swiss Museum
Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
Cornelius Gurlitt’s notarized will, which did not surface until after his unexpected death this past May, lists the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland as the heir to his vast art collection, which included works by Matisse, Dix, and Chagall. The unusual legal issue here: one month before his...

 

HTMLThe Future of DSH Payments?
Eric A. Klein, Selene Mak; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal government disburses $11.5 billion annually in disproportionate-share hospital (DSH) payments to states. DSH payments are intended to offset the cost of treating the uninsured (uncompensated care) and Medicaid shortfalls...

 

HTMLExpected Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees has Implications for Employers
Christopher J. Collins, Ryan Duffy; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014
The White House announced last week that President Barack Obama is preparing to issue an executive order prohibiting government contractors from discriminating against employees or job applicants on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Federal contractors are already barred from...

 

HTMLProposed Health IT Strategy Aims to Promote Innovation
Eugene Y.C. Ngai, Stephanie L. Zeppa; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
On April 7, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in consultation with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a draft report addressing a proposed strategy and recommendations on an...

 

HTMLCEQA Class 3 Categorical Exemptions Permitted for AT&T Installations
Amar Naik; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
The First District Court of Appeal held that AT&T’s proposed installation of new utility cabinets in the City of San Francisco fell within CEQA’s Class 3 categorical exemption for the “installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures.” The court...

 

HTMLEIR Air Quality Analysis Insufficient: Lack of Specificity Regarding Human Health Impacts, Mitigation Measure Enforceability, and Evidence Supporting Measures’ Effectiveness in Substantially Reducing Air Quality Impacts Blamed
Jeffrey W. Forrest, Zak Welsh; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
Faced with an appeal of the Superior Court of Fresno’s approval of a controversial Environmental Impact Report, the Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed and found that the challenged EIR violated the California Environmental Quality Act by failing to adequately (1) analyze the health...

 

HTMLCalifornia Documentary Transfer Tax: Separate Unrecorded Statement of Tax No Longer Allowed After December 31, 2014
D. Matthew Richardson; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
The California Documentary Transfer Tax Act requires the amount of documentary transfer tax due to be shown on the face of the document. However, if the party submitting the document for recordation requests, then the amount of tax due may be shown on a separate paper affixed to the recorded...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community et al.
Christine L. Swanick, Wilda Wahpepah; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 27, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court (“Court”) issued a 5-4 decision today in a case with implications for Tribal-State relations and the resolution of disputes under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq. (“IGRA”). The Court in Michigan v. Bay Mills...

 

HTMLMedicaid Enrollment Continues to Grow
Lauren Lee Tarantello; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reported that at the close of April, an additional 6 million Americans have enrolled in Medicaid and related health programs for the poor since the launch of coverage expansion as a result of the Affordable Care Act. In just the month of...

 

HTMLCMS Proposes: Calculate Your Own Cap (CYOC)
Brian M. Daucher; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014
In its May 2014 publication of the 2015 Hospice Wage Index update, CMS proposes that hospices be required to calculate, report and pay their own hospice cap liability, with reports to be due five months past fiscal year end (i.e., by March 30 of each year after fiscal year end October 31).

 


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