On June 1, Joanne Chiedi assumed the role of Acting Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services following the departure of Daniel R. Levinson. In a recent interview with Law360, Chiedi spoke of her vision of her role as acting inspector general and upcoming enforcement activity at HHS. While she declined [...]
Partner Stu Panensky recently authored an article on best practices for cyber and incident response for CLM Magazine, an insurance industry trade magazine. Titled, The Anatomy of a Cyber Incident Response, Stu and co-author, Vice President for Chubb's cyber claims operation, Anthony Dolce, explore the commonalities of a variety of cyber claims and discuss different milestones [...]
FisherBroyles Partner Geoffrey M. Goodale Presents on International M&A at Annual Meeting of Virginia State Bar (VSB) and Is Elected Chair of VSB’s International Practice SectionGreen Mellen
On June 14, 2019, FisherBroyles Partner Geoffrey M. Goodale spoke on International M&A in the Trump Era at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar (VSB). During his presentation, he discussed key ways in which the Foreign Investment Risk Review Management Act of 2018 (FIRRMA) has significantly expanded the scope and powers of the Committee on Foreign [...]
Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a 9-hour public hearing on the issues surrounding its potential regulation of hemp-derived cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD. The panel heard from over 100 speakers, running the gamut from academics, cannabis trade associations and manufacturers, to state officials, members of the agricultural community, [...]
In a decision heavy on complex legal analysis and discussion of the issue of “legal impossibility,” District Judge Richard G. Stearns overturned unanimous jury verdicts and issued judgments of acquittal for defendants Gregory Conigliaro and Sharon Carter, both formerly affiliated with the New England Compounding Center (NECC). NECC was the compounding pharmacy behind a massive [...]
FisherBroyles’ Partner Gordon M. Berger will be Speaking to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) about Gender and the Law at the 2019 PrismHR Live in BostonGreen Mellen
FisherBroyles' Partner Gordon M. Berger will be speaking to Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) about gender and the law at the 2019 PrismHR Live in Boston, MA. Gordon will be presenting on June 19, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. along with Christopher Babigian, Compliance and ONHRP product manager, PrismHR, who will be moderating. PrismHR is the largest [...]
FisherBroyles’ Partner Gordon M. Berger Presented “Arbitration Agreements” at National Association of Professional Employer Organization (NAPEO) Capital SummitGreen Mellen
FisherBroyles' Partner Gordon M. Berger presented "Arbitration Agreements" at the National Association of Professional Employer Organization (NAPEO) Capital Summit on May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Gordon's topic included exploring the pros and cons of arbitration, key considerations in drafting arbitration agreements, and the unique dynamic between a PEO, its client and worksite employees.
FisherBroyles Employment Counsel and Partner Amy Epstein Gluck Quoted by Material Handling & LogisticsGreen Mellen
FisherBroyles Employment Counsel and Partner Amy Epstein Gluck quoted by Material Handling & Logistics about Title VII's prohibition against sex stereotyping and best practices to comply with state laws and avoid running afoul of EEOC enforcement concerning sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. Read article here.
FisherBroyles’ Partner Stu Panensky Featured at the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit in Philadelphia on June 12, 2019Green Mellen
FisherBroyles' Partner Stu Panensky will be speaking about cyber security and social engineering for lawyers and law firms at the 2019 NetDiligence®Cyber Risk Summit. Stu will be moderating a panel along with Jennifer Beckage, Esq., founder and managing partner of Beckage PLLC, Jack Barrett of Bennett Bricklin & Saltzburg, LLC, Larry Hershman a partner with Black Cipher Security [...]
FisherBroyles Partner Micah Stolowitz Presented “IP for Startups. The Importance of Protecting Your Inventions On Time,” in Valencia, SpainGreen Mellen
FisherBroyles partner Micah Stolowitz gave a presentation entitled "IP for Startups. The Importance of Protecting Your Inventions On Time," in Valencia, Spain on June 6, 2019. It was sponsored by FisherBroyles client BigML.com. The event was hosted at the new Go Hub tech incubator site; More details can be found here.