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|Three Steps Businesses Can Take to Overcome the Impact of Online Product Diversion|
Chris Anderson, Whitney C. Gibson; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 30, 2014Businesses in various industries want to control the distribution of their product and they do not want their products sold by third parties on the internet, especially below retail prices. Yet many businesses are finding their goods online at reduced prices, sometimes on popular websites like eBay.
|How To Defeat An Implied Certification Claim|
Joseph W. Harper, Laurie A. Wireman; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 30, 2014, previously published on April 28, 2014Qui tam relators and the Department of Justice continually push the FCA envelope with implied certification cases. A recent case from the District of Massachusetts, U.S. ex rel. Julio Escobar, et al. v. Universal Health Services, Inc., illustrates how FCA plaintiffs try to use this theory to...
|Sixth Circuit Decision Highlights Importance of Antitrust Considerations in Health Care Consolidation Planning|
Matthew E. Albers, Jolie N. Havens, Amanda McMurray Roe; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 24, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014Capping one of the most significant periods of antitrust enforcement in the history of the health care industry, today the Sixth Circuit delivered its opinion in ProMedica Health System, Inc. vs. Federal Trade Commission (No. 12-3583), denying ProMedica’s petition for review of the Federal...
|Oil and Gas Production Lending Guidance|
Stephen D. Browning, Judith L. Marsh, Gregory D. Russell, Jeffery E. Smith; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 24, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014With the boom in oil and gas production issues in Ohio, irrespective of the type, charter bank and thrift lenders can find a significant resource for safe and sound lending guidance in the newly issued addition to the Comptroller’s Handbook on “Oil and Gas Production Lending.”
|Federal Court Rules That Zip Code Alone is Not an Address Under D.C. Credit Card Transaction Law|
Benita A. Kahn, John L. Landolfi, Lisa Pierce Reisz, Eric S. Whisler; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 18, 2014Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have laws that restrict the collection of personal identification information at the point of sale when payment is made by a credit card. Retailers received good news recently from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Hancock v. Urban...
|Important Supreme Court of Ohio Decision for Loan Workouts and Lenders|
John J. Kulewicz, Jeffery E. Smith; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 17, 2014The Supreme Court of Ohio issued its decision dated March 4, 2014, in the case of FirstMerit Bank, N.A. v. Inks, et al (2014-Ohio-789), confirming important Ohio statutory protections for lenders in workout situations under Ohio Revised Code Section 1335.05.
|Speculation on Potential Fall-Out Begins as CMS Releases Medicare Physician Payment Data|
Matthew E. Albers, Robin L. Canowitz, Jolie N. Havens; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014On April 9, 2014, following the release of an injunction against the disclosure of the information, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted all Medicare provider and utilization data (data) on its website. The data reflects that in 2012, more than 880,000 providers billed $252.4...
|Ohio Appeals Court Addresses Issues Related to the 1989 Version of Ohio DMA|
Ilya Batikov, John K. Keller, Timothy B. McGranor, Gregory D. Russell; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 11, 2014In Walker v. Noon, the Seventh District Court of Appeals recently addressed two issues concerning the 1989 version of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (DMA).
|The 8 Gotchas of Technology Contracting - Part 1|
Craig R. Auge; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 14, 2014, previously published on April 3, 2014Every business runs at least in part on technology - and, when contracting for technology products and services, the “gotchas” don’t discriminate based on size or industry.
|Using Government Witnesses to Obtain Summary Judgment on a Qui Tam Relator’s FCA Claims|
Patrick M. Hagan, Daniel E. Shuey; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 27, 2014A recent False Claims Act (FCA) decision serves as an important reminder that although qui tam relators may “stand in the shoes” of the government for purposes of bringing a lawsuit, they are not entitled to substitute their judgment for that of key government decision-makers to avoid...