Well, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) waited until the summer was over, but timing may be the best part of the new export controls on Russia and Belarus (the “Rule”). Understanding the new Rule and how the old regulations have been amended is a bear.
Proposed Regulations Bring California Nurse Practitioners Closer to an Independent Scope of Practice
The California Board of Registered Nursing released proposed regulations setting forth requirements for the new categories of nurse practitioners created in 2020 by Assembly Bill 890, pushing nurse practitioners closer to an independent scope of practice.
Court of Appeal Publishes Peer Review Decision Expanding Anti-SLAPP Protections for Medical Staffs and Hospitals
In response to multiple requests from California hospital industry members, the California Court of Appeal ordered publication of its decision in Bonni v. St. Joseph Health System et al. This important decision is a victory for peer reviewers because it establishes significant protections.
Maryland Court Rejects Tech Company’s Ask For Affirmative Summary Judgment Against Former Employee Charged With CFAA Violations
Earlier this month, the US District Court for District of Maryland denied a partial motion for summary judgment in a case filed by Infotek Corporation against Mr. Dwight Preston, a former employee. See Infotek Corp v. Preston, No. CCB-18-1386, 2022 WL 4121414 (D. Md. Sep. 9, 2022).
The Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act requires the Commission to publish and maintain a list of communications equipment and services that pose an unacceptable risk to national security or the security and safety of US persons The FCC added equipment and services from three entities.
Gotion could spend up to $3.6 billion while adding 500 jobs initially and possibly 2,000 within 10 years.
OIG Reports Indicate the Government's Interest in Balancing Ongoing Telehealth Access With Increased Oversight
A pair of reports recently issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) highlight the important role telehealth services have played in ensuring access to medical services and care for Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest projection from BloombergNEF puts the U.S. on track to hit a key target set by Biden last year, for half of all cars sold in the U.S. to be battery-electric, plug-in hybrid or fuel cell-powered by the end of the decade.
In today’s podcast episode, Aaron Jacoby welcomes back Kim Linebarger and Lewis Fisher from Moss Adams to talk about how auto dealers can prevent and detect fraud in their businesses.
General Motors and the Environmental Defense Fund say they want to speed up the transition toward an electric vehicle future.
Nvidia's Thor is said to come with just as much power as Thor, the superhero.
In a previous article, Litigating Spoliation Claims in Trade Secret Cases, we discussed the rise of spoliation in trade secret and restrictive covenant cases. In that article, we provided background on trade secret laws and the spoliation standard, and laid out a “how-to” guide with practice tips.
Shoe on the Other Foot? Why International Shoe May No Longer Be the Litmus Test for General Jurisdiction (Part One)
In its upcoming October 2022 Term, the US Supreme Court is set to take challenge how states are permitted to exercise jurisdiction over corporations. Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., No. 21-1168, offers the Court a prime opportunity to clarify the boundaries of “general jurisdiction."
President Biden has revealed the next areas of focus in his effort to protect the United States’ technological leadership and economic competitiveness: biotechnology, biomanufacturing, and the bioeconomy.
Headlines that Matter for Privacy and Data Security.
In a new report issued September 8, the US Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) outlines the environmental and energy impacts of cryptocurrencies and digital assets and calls for the development of federal and state regulations to mitigate those impacts going forward.
Citizen suits begin with private parties sending “notice letters” to potential defendants apprising them that, if a specified action isn’t done within a certain period, litigation will be filed. A primary purpose of these letters is to allow parties to fix issues outlined in the letters.
No More Surprise Medical Bills: Third ‘No Surprises Act’ Rule Issued; Focus On QPA Rolled Back, but Claims Backlog Persists
On August 19, 2022, the US Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury, as well as the Office of Personnel Management, released a highly-anticipated final rule clarifying the procedures and considerations for resolving disputes related to surprise medical bills.
In response to customer insight about car buying habits, Ford has just unveiled new plans that will change what people expect from car ownership.
NLRB’s Proposed New Rule Would Expand Joint Employer Status to Entities With Indirect Control Over Worker Conditions
Does anyone feel like they’ve seen this movie before? On September 6, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or “the Board”) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking that dramatically changed the joint employer analysis under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or “the Act”).
Standing is a major issue in nearly all environmental citizen suit cases. A split panel of the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s award of a $14.25 million Clean Air Act (CAA) penalty against a petroleum company which had been found liable for “thousands.”