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|It's Time to Prepare for the Legislative Off-Season|
The Posey Law Firm P.C.;
July 22, 2016, previously published by HG.org on June 15, 2016It's nearly half-way through the 2016 legislative interim and we’re right around the corner from the 2017 legislative session. For many, this is the perfect time to lay the groundwork for the next legislative session. What can you do to prepare for the next session? With the help of an...
|Status of TSCA Reform June 2|
Thomas C. Berger, Lawrence P. Halprin, Martha E. Marrapese, Adrienne M. Timmel; Keller and Heckman LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016Following 403-12 passage by the House of Representatives on May 24th, Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, sought a May 26th Senate vote on H.R. 2576 under the fast-track unanimous consent procedure. Inhofe’s motion would have allowed up to three...
|Putting Our House in Order: Re-organization of NNPC|
Advocaat Law Practice;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016The GMD of NNPC and Minister of State for petroleum Dr. Ibe Kachukwu recently announced that the state oil company -the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (“NNPC”) is to be restructured into units to include upstream, downstream, refineries, gas and power, ventures, finance and...
|Iowa Landowners File Lawsuit against Iowa Utilities Board|
Bill Hanigan; Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C.;
July 21, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016Press conference regarding eminent domain lawsuit scheduled for Wednesday, April 13, at the Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines, Iowa
|Some Legislation of Interest|
Pessin Katz Law P.A.;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 23, 2016With the end of the 2016 Maryland legislative session and the completion of bill signings by Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., PK Law highlights several bills of interest to our readers:
|Congress Proposes Legislative “Fixes” to Drug Industry Rules Believed to Be Contributing to High Costs|
Eli Greenspan, Joanne S. Hawana; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016We spend a lot of time covering prescription drug costs on this blog, and even convened a Pharmacy Industry Summit earlier this year focusing on the various pressures that are contributing to higher drug prices. Although Congress has not been sitting on the sidelines of the drug pricing debate -...
|Texas Medical Board Seeks State Action Immunity Protection in Fifth Circuit Brief|
Helen J. Kim, Dionne C. Lomax, Carrie A. Roll; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016On June 17, the Texas Medical Board (“Board”) filed a brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reiterating that the Board’s rulemaking processes are protected under the state action immunity doctrine, noting that the case could significantly impair state agencies in carrying...
|DOJ Announces Dramatic Increase in False Claims Act Penalties|
Laurence J. Freedman, Samantha P. Kingsbury; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016On May 6th, we posted about the possibility that the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) might dramatically increase False Claims Act (“FCA”) penalties after the Railroad Retirement Board (“RRB”) nearly doubled the per-claim penalties it imposed under the FCA. After...
|“Seeing the Invisible” - Recent Challenges for Restaurant, Bar and Tavern Owners In Defending Claims Under the New Jersey Dram Shop Act|
Teagan S. Allen; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016Thirty states across the country have enacted “dram shop” laws that set forth the parameters by which a licensed alcoholic beverage server-such as a restaurant, bar or tavern owner-can be held liable to individuals who suffer injury or death, or cause injury or death of others, as a...
|Public Office Closure to Cause Delays|
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
July 20, 2016, previously published on April 27, 2016All public offices, including public ministries, registries, notary offices, city halls, among other offices, will only operate on Mondays and Tuesdays until further notice, according to an announcement by the Venezuelan vice president. The previous Friday closures have been extended to further...