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Thanks, Snowden! Prepare Now For the GDPR … Or Pay Later

PRACTICE AREA / INDUSTRY:  DATA SECURITY & PRIVACY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY You have probably heard something about the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) adopted last year by the European Union to become effective on May 25, 2018. This is the newest approach taken by the EU to protect the privacy of its citizens’ personal data and [...]

Client Alert – Attorney General Sessions Announces Formation of Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit

August 8, 2017 - While speaking at the Columbus, Ohio, Police Academy last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the formation of the Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit. The Unit is a pilot program, staffed by 12 U.S. Attorneys in select federal districts, that is designed to utilize sophisticated data tracking to detect and [...]

Client Alert – New Law Imposes Complex Sanctions Against Iran, North Korea, and Russia

On August 2, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).  As discussed below, while it mainly codifies certain existing U.S. sanctions against Iran, North Korea, and Russia, the CAATSA also establishes and expands a wide range of authorities for the imposition of new sanctions to address U.S. national [...]

Client Alert – United Healthcare Named in Whistleblower Suit – Accused of False Reporting to CMS

August 7, 2017 - United Healthcare Services Inc., which operates the country’s largest private Medicare Advantage insurance plan (covering about 3.6 million people), has been accused by some of its own sales agents of concealing hundreds of complaints of enrollment fraud and other misconduct. The company is currently embroiled in an earlier lawsuit, filed in May, [...]

FisherBroyles’ New York Office Adds Six Partners and Is Poised to Exceed Thirty Partners in 2017

FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of six new partners to its New York office in less than four months.  These attorneys bring a wealth of new expertise and clients to the firm and increase its depth in a variety of areas including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law, securities, secured and unsecured [...]

AG Sessions Ends Obama-Era Policy on Civil Asset Forfeiture

August 3, 2017 During his tenure as head of the Justice Department, former Attorney General Eric Holder had dialed back civil asset forfeiture—limiting its use to the most serious crimes. However, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a return to pre-Obama era policies, effective immediately, regarding civil asset forfeiture. The new policy permits local [...]

FisherBroyles Continues its Nationwide Expansion with the Acquisition of Sacramento-Based IP Boutique

(Atlanta, GA — August 3, 2017) — FisherBroyles LLP, the nation’s first and world’s largest cloud-based distributed law firm partnership announced today that it has acquired the Sacramento based IP boutique, Ntellect Law, PC, which includes Charles Yang, John Yang, and Andrew Moreton.  In addition to the three patent attorneys, the group is bringing patent [...]

Corporate Law Update – Early Stage Business, Securities Law and Arugula!

Many would say that an early stage business and securities law go together as well as arugula and hot fudge. While culinary compatibility is not our forte, all business people need to be aware of the implications of securities law. It is important to understand that many things may be unexpectedly considered securities under state [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Jose Jara will speak on the following panel at the ACI ERISA Litigation Conference November 2-3, 2017 in New York: A Matter of Insurance: Assessing Current and Future Coverage Needs Relative to ERISA Litigation and Settlement Trends.

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