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Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

National law firm opens tenth office with the addition of Nashville-based McKenzie Laird Ottinger + Leach Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard Cooper) has expanded its national footprint to Tennessee with the opening of a Nashville office and the addition of…

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The new CMS “Two-Midnight Rule,” which is intended to provide greater clarity regarding when inpatient hospital admissions are generally appropriate for Medicare Part A payment, goes into effect today. However, in order to address widespread concern among hospitals and doctors…

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The new CMS “Two-Midnight Rule,” which is intended to provide greater clarity regarding when inpatient hospital admissions are generally appropriate for Medicare Part A payment, goes into effect today. However, in order to address widespread concern among hospitals and doctors about…

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

A recent decision of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) seems to nail down the issue of exactly when a claim accrues to the government under the Contracts Disputes Act (“CDA”) arising from increased costs due to changes…

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Monday, November 30th, 2009

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS-“DISTRACTED DRIVING”-TEXTING AND CELL PHONES Some states have laws against texting or talking on cell phones while driving, but the majority do not. President Obama recently issued an executive order that forbids federal employees from using text messaging while…

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

THE GREAT RECESSION – RESHAPING THE WORLD OF WORK This edition of the Tip Sheet is devoted to this single topic – looking at an economy that has been in recession so long (22 months and counting) that American companies…

Monday, August 31st, 2009

HARASSMENT UPDATE-THREE KEY RULINGS FROM FEDERAL APPEALS COURTS By now it is a rare company that does not have a well defined and distributed policy prohibiting all forms of unlawful harassment and establishing a complaint/investigation procedure for employees to follow…

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

FEMA Trailer MDL Decision on Preemption

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

“GINA” AND CHILD LABOR VIOLATIONS BIG FINES GINA – get used to the term because you will be hearing more about it – is the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Last month’s Tip Sheet included a summary of this new law…

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Amendments to Municipal Securities Disclosure Rule The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has announced amendments to a rule under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 relating to municipal securities disclosure. Effective July 1, 2009, the existing Rule 15c2-12…

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

The FTC announced late last week that it is delaying enforcement of the Red Flag Rules until August 1, 2009. Please see the following link for additional information click here. No representation is made that the quality of legal services to…

Friday, April 24th, 2009

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MODEL NOTICES AND INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE ON THE COBRA PREMIUM SUBSIDY The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the “Act”) contains important changes to continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of…

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR “NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN” Newly confirmed Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis recently attended the annual AFL-CIO Executive Council Winter Meeting in Miami. While receiving great applause and rave reviews from the assembled union bosses, Solis pledged to…

Monday, March 16th, 2009

President’s 2010 Budget Proposal EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On February 26, 2009, President Obama unveiled his $3.55 trillion budget blueprint for the fiscal year 2010. While the full budget details will be made available in April 2009, this proposal offers a glimpse…

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