Social media is becoming more and more entrenched in our daily lives. Recent studies show that well over 70% of Americans have an account on at least one social media platform. While the use of social media continues to grow, the application of these platforms goes beyond communication uses. It delves into areas such as […]
Starting a new business can be both exciting and daunting. Here are five common legal pitfalls that all start-ups should seek to avoid.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
As a result of recent changes, there may be more opportunities for US citizens to do business in Cuba (or with Cuban businesses).
Nursing homes should consider reviewing their patient care agreements in order to ensure that they comply with a new federal law.
Using the EpiPen case as an example, healthcare providers must carefully structure operations to ensure compliance with various fraud and abuse laws.
CMS recently issued final rules that involve several changes and/or clarifications relating to the Stark Law.
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.”