The life sciences and pharmaceutical industry is investigating potential applications in the Metaverse to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and develop novel functionalities.
In an exciting turn of events in the world of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the US Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls issued two open general licenses (OGLs) authorizing the reexports and retransfers of most unclassified defense articles (including sof
General Motors' joint venture with LG Energy Solution is on track to receive a multibillion-dollar loan from the U.S. government to build battery cell plants for electric vehicles, including one going up in Lansing.
In the inaugural Energy & Cleantech podcast series, Sarah A. W. Fitts speaks with We Took the Risk (Expected Publication - Fall, 2022) author and renewable energy thought leader Tom Weirich about the future of renewable energy and the characteristics needed to encourage innovation in the industry.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced plans to crack down on the illegal use and sharing of sensitive data in response to the recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (Dobbs).
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The Federal Reserve will likely raise its target federal funds rate by another 0.75 percentage point as early as next week, according to news reports. Fed officials have already raised benchmark short-term borrowing rates 1.5 percentage points this year.
On July 20, 2022, the Justice Department announced that it brought criminal charges against 36 defendants in 13 federal districts across the country, charging more than $1.2 billion in alleged telemedicine, cardiovascular and cancer genetic testing, and durable medical equipment (DME) fraud schemes.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) calendar year 2023 rule proposing changes to payment policies under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Medicare Part B (the Proposed Rule) will officially be published in the Federal Register on July 29, 2022.
BaiduBIDU, the Chinese search giant, has revealed a new custom designed robotaxi it states will go into service in their Apollo Go autonomous ride-hail service starting in 2023.
In Khoiny v. Dignity Health, the California Court of Appeal held that hospital residency programs are primarily employment programs and medical residents are primarily employees. Therefore, courts should not give special deference to residency programs’ termination decisions.
While the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has sought to return Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) to the quiver of tools, it can use to resolve environmental claims, some stakeholders, including the US Chamber of Commerce, Republican lawmakers, and Republican state Attorney’s General have fil
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently cracked down on Lithionics Battery, LLC, and Lions Not Sheep Products, LLC, for violating the FTC’s Made in USA Labeling Rule. These are some of the first enforcement actions after the FTC codified its longstanding informal Made in USA guidance.
On July 14, ArentFox Schiff hosted the HGPII Annual Best Practices Forum, one of the group purchasing sector’s premier training and leadership development conferences.
On May 13, 2022, a Singaporean man won a worldwide injunction prohibiting the transfer of ownership of a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) at the center of a dispute between him and an online persona with the screen name of “chefpierre.”
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, ArentFox Schiff Fashion & Retail Leader Anthony Lupo speaks with Sports and Corporate & Securities Partner Bill Ordower to discuss how companies can maximize brand partnerships domestically and abroad.
The US Supreme Court’s decisions of late have been consequential. While headline-grabbing decisions deal with religious liberties, privacy, and gun control, the Court’s impact on administrative law will have major consequences as well.
On June 21, 2022, the Supreme Court concluded, in Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. DaVita Inc., No. 20-1641, 2022 WL 2203328 (U.S. June 21, 2022), that the terms of a benefit plan limiting reimbursement for dialysis treatment did not violate the MSP Act.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced last week that it will now require electronic submissions via its Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) system for certain applications.
As more states enact their own privacy laws, members of the privacy community and those impacted by privacy legislation continue to push for uniformity. The American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) addresses this growing concern by drafting a uniform national data privacy framework.
Under federal and California law, employers must include most bonuses and incentives in the “regular rate” for paying overtime, as well as meal and rest period premium pay. Often, such as with a monthly or quarterly bonus, an employer pays a bonus or incentive after paying overtime worked.
It provides guidance on a number of issues involving expenses and claims.