Document(s) published by this organization: 30
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|Website Compliance with the ADA - Emerging Threat of Litigation|
Douglas A. Cherry, Robert A. Koenig; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
April 19, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016Over the last few months, a number of plaintiff’s law firms have sent demand letters to companies claiming that the company’s websites aren't accessible to disabled users, and thus violates Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).
|Changes in the European Union|
J. Todd Timmerman; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 30, 2016As of March 23, 2016, the EU Trade Mark Regulation (EUTMR) came into force and replaced the Community Trade Mark Regulation (CTMR). Some of the more significant changes of which trademark owners should be aware are:
|Medicare Clarifies 60 Day Overpayment Rule|
Erin Smith Aebel, Kelly A. Leahy, Kelly A. Thompson; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 7, 2016On February 12, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the long-awaited final rule implementing an Affordable Care Act requirement for healthcare providers and suppliers to report and return identified Medicare Part A and Part B overpayments...
|When Worlds Collide: Article 2 of The Uniform Commercial Code and Chapter 11|
David H. Conaway; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016Picture the scene: You have just received word that your customer has filed Chapter 11. You had followed my advice (see article Reducing a Customer’s Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency), and put the customer on a cash-before-delivery basis and demanded assurances of performance....
|Reclamation or Section 503(b)(9) Claim? - A Potential Trap|
David M. Grogan; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
February 15, 2016, previously published on February 2, 2016With the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code, Congress may have created a potential trap for a creditor who wants to preserve its reclamation rights but also exercise the administrative expense claim, which was created by these amendments, for goods sold to a debtor. One bankruptcy debtor has...
|Stark Law Update|
Erin Smith Aebel, Rachel B. Goodman, Kelly A. Thompson; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 15, 2016The Stark Law has been updated effective January 1, 2016 in ways that may affect your medical practice and hospital relationships. Among other things, these updates add two new exceptions to the referral prohibition, relax certain technical requirements, and offer several clarifications.
|Say it Ain't So Barry:" A Brief Commentary on United States v. Barry Lamar Bonds|
Moses Luski; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
January 15, 2016, previously published on Autumn 2015More so than the other major sports, the sport of baseball has an especially rich lore which covers a wide range from the noble, to the comic and fabulous, with a strong dose of scandal and depravity in between. For a sublime moment, consider for example, Babe Ruth’s called shot in the 1932...
|FATCA Compliance: Documentation for an Investment Fund|
John Pedro Dombrowski; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
January 15, 2016, previously published on Autumn 2015In the Fall 2012 issue of insights, Tom Cotter (then a Shumaker attorney) discussed the proposed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) documentation requirements that were to begin phasing in January 1, 2013. The goal of FATCA is to increase federal tax revenue and penalties from...
|Your Drivers Are Now Your Employees: Independent Contractors Under the New Labor Paradigm|
Michael M. Briley, Mechelle Zarou; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
January 14, 2016, previously published on Autumn 2015The U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) has been hard at work this summer, as the end of President Obama’s second term draws to a close. The DOL has finally formalized its longstanding trend of challenging independent contractor classifications into actual guidance, in the form...
|Regulation of Drones|
Barbara G. Rivas; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
January 14, 2016, previously published on Autumn 2015These days, it is difficult to read or watch the news without seeing or hearing about unmanned aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones. Drones first crept into the national consciousness as military tactical devices, but now may be purchased easily at the store or online in various shapes...