Kenneth R. Charette

Kenneth R. Charette

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Corporate, Business & Banking • Healthcare • Mergers & Acquisitions • International Business & Trade Law

Kenneth Charette
Oct. 18, 2018

Is your Business “Ready” for Sale?

For many private business owners, their ultimate “exit strategy” may involve the potential sale of their business to a third party. If you think that you may sell your business, then it is important that you begin to prepare for that possibility now. By making certain strategic decisions, you can make your company more attractive […]

Kenneth Charette
Jun. 28, 2017

United States-Cuba Policy Moves Away from Relaxed Trade and Travel Policies

by Kenneth R. Charette and Theresa M. DeAngelis, Summer Associate President Trump recently unveiled a new United States-Cuba policy that moves away from the more relaxed trade and travel policies introduced under the Obama Administration. Speaking in Miami’s Little Havana district, President Trump condemned the human rights violations of the Castro regime and later signed a six-page […]

Kenneth Charette
Jun. 20, 2017

The Use of De-Identified Patient Information: Understanding the Scope of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

by Kenneth R. Charette and Theresa M. DeAngelis, Summer Associate Many of our healthcare clients often inquire as to whether the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) permits the transfer or use of “de-identified” patient data. Such information has a variety of practical applications, including genetic research, comparative effectiveness studies, policy assessments, and […]

Kenneth Charette
Dec. 2, 2016

Does Your Company Need to Comply with Securities Laws?

Is your company in the process of raising capital?  Do you have someone who wants to invest in your business?  Are considering selling stocks or issuing debt instruments? One of the things that entrepreneurs often find surprising is the restrictions that both the federal and state governments impose on their ability to raise capital. However, […]

Kenneth Charette
Nov. 2, 2016

Updates to the Cuban Embargo

As a result of recent changes, there may be more opportunities for US citizens to do business in Cuba (or with Cuban businesses).

Kenneth Charette
Oct. 27, 2016

New Federal Law Gives Nursing Home Patients the Right to Sue

Nursing homes should consider reviewing their patient care agreements in order to ensure that they comply with a new federal law.

Kenneth Charette
Oct. 23, 2016

EpiPen Maker Agrees to Settle False Claim Act Case for $465 Million

Using the EpiPen case as an example, healthcare providers must carefully structure operations to ensure compliance with various fraud and abuse laws.

Kenneth Charette
Mar. 2, 2016

Recent Changes to the Stark Law

CMS recently issued final rules that involve several changes and/or clarifications relating to the Stark Law.

Kenneth Charette
Feb. 10, 2016

Complying with U.S. Export Laws

The Pennsylvania Department of State has issued notices regarding two separate scams being circulated to Pennsylvania businesses. The most recent scam relates to post card solicitations being mailed from a phony company named the “Business Compliance Division.”

Kenneth Charette
Aug. 17, 2015

Recent Scams Reported by the Pennsylvania Department of State

The Pennsylvania Department of State has issued notices regarding two separate scams being circulated to Pennsylvania businesses. The most recent scam relates to post card solicitations being mailed from a phony company named the “Business Compliance Division.”