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FisherBroyles and the Law Firm 2.0® Business Model it Created was Cited by The American Lawyer as “A Growing Threat to Big Law”

Stay-at-Home-Rainmakers: A Growing Threat to Big Law Cloud-based law firms still face skepticism from some pockets of the legal market. But there are signs that they are becoming stiffer competition for Big Law. View the full article here.

FisherBroyles Partner, Geoffrey Goodale, chosen to participate in a roundtable discussion on sanctions compliance and enforcement developments, published in the April 2017 issue of Financier Worldwide

Geoffrey Goodale, a Partner in the Washington, DC office of FisherBroyles and Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law’s Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, was one of several top experts chosen to participate in a roundtable discussion on sanctions compliance and enforcement developments that has been published in the April 2017 issue of [...]

Earnouts: Bridging the Valuation Gap in Mergers and Acquisitions

An earnout is a mechanism used in business acquisitions that allows seller to receive additional post-closing payments over time depending on the performance of the company, business unit or asset transferred to buyer (the “Acquired Asset”). Earnouts allow a transaction to move forward when seller places a higher valuation on the Acquired Assets than buyer.Generally, [...]

FisherBroyles partner Chris Pey quoted in the Wall Street Journal in its coverage of the US/EU beef hormone trade dispute

FisherBroyles partner Chris Pey was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in its coverage of the US/EU beef hormone trade dispute. Mr. Pey represented the makers of Roquefort cheese as they try to convince the US Trade Representative to not select them for retaliatory tariffs in the beef hormone dispute. “It is going to hurt [...]

FisherBroyles Announces New Intellectual Property Partner, Louis Wagner

(Cleveland, Ohio — April 6, 2017) — FisherBroyles, LLP (“FisherBroyles”) is pleased to announce that Louis Wagner has joined its Cleveland office as a partner in its Intellectual Property Law Group.  Mr. Wagner is an experienced patent attorney with a true passion for providing thoughtful and judiciously creative advice to help clients succeed. Mr. Wagner [...]

FisherBroyles Partner, Richard Cohen, Quoted in Business Insurance Article, “Sexual orientation deserves Title VII protections: 7th Circuit”, April 5, 2017 edition

Click here for more info -- http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20170405/NEWS06/912312784/Sexual-orientation-deserves-Title-VII-protections-7th-Circuit-Appeals-Court-rule

Perpetrators of $172 Million Healthcare Fraud Scheme Sentenced in Florida

Six months after the original charges were filed in federal court, 9 of 16 defendants in a massive healthcare fraud scheme were sentenced to lengthy jail terms ranging from 2 to 15 years, along with being hit with asset forfeitures of over $30 million.  Later hearings will determine additional amounts to be paid in restitution. [...]

Anthony Calamunci and Brian Dickerson were interviewed by RXinsider on the status of the Pharmacy industry.  

Each week FisherBroyles will provide access to the industry specific Q&A interview sessions hosted by RXinsider so you can learn what the newest legal and industry issues are and how to address these issues when running your pharmacy. Please see Brian’s interview HERE with RXinsider discussing the future for compounding pharmacies post TRICARE reform.

FisherBroyles Partner, Richard Cohen, Quoted in Business Insurance Article, “Fate of title VII sexual orientation question may lie with 7th circuit”, April 4, 2017 edition

Read more here - http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20170404/NEWS06/912312735/Title-VII-sexual-orientation-discrimination-question-7th-US-Circuit-Court-of-App

Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Compliance Program: OIG Issues Guide Describing Elements and Metrics

On March 27, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) released a 53-page document, “Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness: A Resource Guide.”  Forty independent compliance professionals and staff from the HHS-OIG developed the guide during the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) Compliance Institute. The Guide summarizes the results and [...]