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Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Late last year, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (the “Departments”) revised the Summary of Benefits and Coverage template (“SBC”) and its associated materials (including instructions, coverage example guides and narratives, and the SBC Coverage Examples…

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

On Nov. 12, Judge Alsup of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted the motion filed by Maynard Cooper’s IP Litigation team on behalf of the Firm’s client, Nephos Inc., to strike the fourth set…

Saturday, December 14th, 2019

The IRS is giving employers, insurers, and other coverage providers two gifts this holiday season, but one may seem more like a lump of coal. First, the IRS has extended the deadline for employers to furnish Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)…

Monday, November 11th, 2019

November 11, 2019 Contact: Roger Swartzwelder rswartzwelder@maynardcooper.com (205) 254-1993 On November 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) published final regulations amending several Title IV regulations addressing institutional eligibility and operations.  Institutions of higher education will be impacted most…

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Maynard Cooper was a proud sponsor of the California Leaders in Tech Law & Innovation Awards 2019 hosted by The Recorder. The event honored law firms and legal departments that play an instrumental role in California’s thriving technology sector and…

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

On September 24, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its long-anticipated final rule regarding the earnings threshold for employees to qualify for “white collar exemptions” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). This change marks the first…

Monday, October 14th, 2019

CCPA Amendments Signed and AG Releases Draft Regulations Last week was an active one for the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  On October 11th, California’s governor announced that he signed all of the California Legislature’s CCPA amendments into…

Monday, September 16th, 2019

  Although scheduled to end on Friday, September 13th, the California State Legislature was not able to conclude its business for the term until early Saturday morning. A protestor dropped blood onto the senate floor on Friday afternoon, necessitating an…

Monday, September 9th, 2019

New Institutional Accountability Regulations Borrower Rights and Financial Responsibility Requirements September 9, 2019 Contact: Roger Swartzwelder rswartzwelder@maynardcooper.com (205) 254-1993 On August 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) announced final regulations amending the Borrower Defense to Repayment (“BDR”) regulations…

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Maynard Cooper’s Sasha Rao, Chair of the IP Practice, has received a series of awards in 2019 recognizing her leadership in the national intellectual property community.  In January the National Law Journal featured Sasha in their special edition, “Trailblazers: Intellectual…