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|More Clarity on Expatriate Health Plans and the ACA|
Jeanne Ellen Floyd, Timothy J. Stanton; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016Expatriate health plans have been surprisingly difficult to reconcile with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Proposed regulations set to take effect in 2017 provide some useful guidance to U.S. employers that sponsor expatriate plans as they try to avoid triggering ACA penalties.
|NYS Department of Financial Services Adopts Final Rule Imposing Enhanced BSA/AML Compliance Standards on Financial Institutions|
Michael A. Berlin, Carl A. Fornaris, Harold N. Iselin, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016On June 30, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS or the Department) announced its adoption of the final version of its new regulation (the Final Rule) setting forth the required elements of “Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Programs” maintained by New York...
|DOJ Issues Rule Implementing Bipartisan Budget Act and Doubling FCA Civil Penalties|
B. Kurt Copper, Pierre C. Hines, Laura E. Koman, Heather M. O'Shea; Jones Day;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 2016On June 29, 2016, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued an interim rule—the Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustment, 81 Fed. Reg. 42,491 (June 30, 2016)—that will nearly double civil penalties for False Claims Act ("FCA") violations. The rule implements the...
|New York Passes New Legislation Affecting Political Activity at the Local and State Level|
Trevor Potter, Matthew T. Sanderson, Douglas N. Varley; Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered;
July 27, 2016, previously published on July 5, 2016Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign newly passed legislation that could dramatically alter the disclosure obligations of some entities and individuals who engage in state- and local-level political activity in the State of New York. This reform measure’s principal elements do the...
|Big Changes Coming: Public Records Law Overhauled|
Brandon H. Moss; Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP;
July 26, 2016, previously published on June 2016On June 3, 2016, the Governor signed Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2016 - “An Act to Improve Public Records” - into law. The consequence of this legislation is to dramatically overhaul the requirements for responding to public records requests, across all levels of government....
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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 -...