Kenneth R. Charette is a shareholder in the Firm’s Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Healthcare groups.
In his corporate practice, he routinely assists entrepreneurs, start-ups, privately held businesses, venture capital funds and other investment groups with a variety of complex transactions, including: shareholder relations and corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions (both “Buy-Side” and “Sell-Side” matters), investment transactions, joint ventures and other strategic partnerships, management buy-outs, spin-offs, reorganizations, raising capital, regulatory compliance and other similar matters.
In his healthcare law practice, Mr. Charette counsels hospitals, surgery centers, medical group practices, independent living facilities and other health care providers (as well as individual physicians). He focuses on transactions specific to the healthcare industry, such as the structuring of practice mergers/acquisitions or joint ventures, physician services agreements, billing and reimbursement matters, medical practice buy-ins/buy-outs and issues of regulatory compliance involving HIPAA’s patient privacy rules, the Stark Law, and the Anti-Kickback Statute.
He also advises clients on various types of international business transactions, such as licensing agreements, joint ventures, distributorships, strategic alliances, import-export compliance and other forms of cross-border relationships.
As Pennsylvania re-opens for business, with all counties moving to the Yellow Phase by June 5 and some counties already in the Green Phase, new guidance has been issued for businesses as they move through the phases, in addition to the Business & Building Safety Guidelines. For counties moving into green phase the following guidance […]
Over the past several weeks, Governor Tom Wolf’s administration has taken actions to remove regulatory barriers in order to supplement the health care provider workforce and ensure the availability of sufficient personnel to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to ensure adequate legal protection for health care practitioners, on May 6, 2020, Governor Wolf […]
Since the Governor of Pennsylvania signed an Order Mandating Closure of All Businesses That Are Not Life Sustaining, many life-sustaining business and businesses operating under a waiver granted by the Department of Community and Economic Development have been struggling to implement appropriate new workplace/building safety rules and guidelines to keep employees and customers safe during […]
With the recent passage of the CARES Act, the expansion of SBA 7(a) (Paycheck Protection Program) loans has left many businesses wondering what they can do to take advantage this advantageous program. While we are awaiting regulations and guidance on the implementation of the Program, we anticipate the following documents may be required when applying […]
(Updated April 1, 2020) The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak has left a lot of businesses struggling financially due to closures, reduced workload and supply chain issues. To assist businesses during these extraordinary times, local and federal resources are being allocated to provide various emergency funding options. This chart helps simplify the government financing options currently available, […]