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.
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba congratulates client, Signallamp Health, for being listed in 2020’s Inc. 5000 list for Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Signallamp ranked #240 overall and #18 in the health industry. FLB assisted Signallamp Health, a pioneer in providing remotely embedded nurse care managers to physicians, in turning its concept into a successful business. […]
On July 23, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a procedural notice to lenders participating in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) concerning the loan forgiveness application process. The notice informs lenders that beginning August 10, 2020, they may begin submitting forgiveness applications through an online platform. The notice states that the SBA intends to […]
Rising COVID cases in counties across Pennsylvania led Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine to implement targeted mitigation efforts. These efforts, which went into effect the morning of Thursday, July 16, 2020, reimpose limits on gatherings and reemphasize the importance of telecommuting. Here is how the order breaks down: The food […]
On July 4, 2020, President Trump signed a new law extending the deadline for applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan to August 8, 2020. As the program was initially set to expire on June 30th, this extension provides potential borrowers additional time to access the program under its existing terms. Currently, it is […]
On June 26, 2020, twelve more counties in Pennsylvania (some of which were hit the hardest by COVID-19) will be moving into the “Green Phase” of Governor Tom Wolf’s process to reopen Pennsylvania. This means all counties, with the exception of Lebanon County, will be “Green.” The Green Phase is the third of three phases […]