- Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 51 – MassageBook with Mark VolkmannPosted on February 21, 2018 by MMMTechLawWe speak with Mark Volkmann from MassageBook, an all-in-one business management solution made specifically for massage therapists and bodywork professionals. MassageBook is headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogUnsecured PHI Leads to OCR Settlement with Closed BusinessPosted on February 16, 2018 by Hunton & Williams LLPOn February 13, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights announced that it had entered into a resolution agreement with the receiver appointed to liquidate the assets of Filefax, Inc. in order to settle potential violations of HIPAA. … Continue Reading
- Blog: Waller Law BlogBetween a rock and a hard place: medical device stakeholders disappointed by cancelled CMS rulemakingPosted on February 14, 2018 by Denise D. Burke
- Blog: HB BrieflyMeet-and-Confer Rules Expand to Motions to Strike and for Judgment on the PleadingsPosted on February 9, 2018 by Candice ShihTwo years ago, a new rule was put into place requiring any party planning to demur to a pleading to meet and confer with the party that filed the pleading. (Code Civ. Proc. Section 430.41.) Hopefully, you have received some practice at this because now it is mandatory to meet and confer before moving to … Continue reading Meet-and-Confer Rules Expand to Motions to Strike and for Judgment on the Pleadings →
- Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogSilence Just Became More Expensive: Trump Tax Reform Requires Employers to Choose Between Tax Deduction and Confidentiality of #MeToo SettlementsPosted on February 9, 2018 by Elisa J. LintemuthMuch of the media’s coverage of the recent tax reform has focused on the benefits to corporate America. However, one provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that has received little coverage is perceived to address concerns raised in the #MeToo movement regarding confidential settlements of sexual harassment claims. Specifically, the Act added a new section to the Internal Revenue Code, which prohibits deductions for amounts paid to settle sexual harassment and sexual abuse claims when the settlement is subject to a nondisclosure agreement. In effect, the Act requires an employer...
- Blog: Biologics BlogU.S., European Biosimilar Approval Activity in 2017Posted on February 6, 2018 by 2017 was a record-setting year for biosimilar approvals in the U.S. and Europe. In the U.S., five complex antibody products were approved, two of which are in new therapeutic areas for U.S. biosimilars. In Europe, 16 biosimilars were approved. The number of approved biosimilars in Europe has doubled in the past two years. These approvals [...]