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Health Care - Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program

USA - December 8 2008 Starting in early 2009, health care providers in Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and other states need to be prepared to face new intensive Medicare audits pursuant to the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program that pays selected private contractors a percentage of the inappropriate Medicare payments contractors identify during the RAC audits

The importance of directors' fiduciary duties

USA - August 31 2011 The scope of certain fiduciary duties has been analysed by the Court of Appeal in Philip Towers v Premier Waste Management Limited 2011 EWCA Civ 923

Closing the deal: practical insights in closing multi-jurisdiction cross-border acquisitions

USA - July 16 2012 Closing a multi-jurisdictional cross-border transaction requires extensive planning, anticipation of key foreign law issues and significant organization

UK warning: extensions for Tier 1 General visa holders will close on 6 April 2015

United Kingdom - April 22 2014 In April, the Home Office announced that Tier 1 General migrants will no longer be able to apply for an extension of their leave to remain in the UK

PERM applications: longer processing times and continued scrutiny by Department of Labor

USA - August 21 2013 Applications for Permanent Labor Certification (PERM) continue to face intense scrutiny, increased audits and denials by the Department of Labor

Akamai v. Limelight: what's at stake with the impending Supreme Court decision

USA - May 8 2014 The Federal Circuit's 2012 decision in Akamai v. Limelight expanded the reach of induced infringement and enabled patent holders (including

Certain H-4 spouses to obtain work authorization; proposals announced by DHS

USA - May 8 2014 On May 6, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that two proposals will soon be published in the Federal Register pursuant to the

Navigating class action waiver law - current trends and a cautionary tale

USA - May 7 2014 Cases involving arbitration agreements with class action waivers have been in the headlines a lot lately. For employers, the underlying issue in

Physician who defrauded auto insurer isn’t entitled to arbitration

USA - May 7 2014 Over a four-year period Dr. Mun billed Allstate $500,000 for supposed "electrodiagnostic testing" of auto accident victims. Allstate paid the claims

CMS proposes hike in hospice payments, seeks input on definitions

USA - May 5 2014 In an announcement scheduled for Federal Register publication on May 8, CMS proposes a 1.3 increase in hospice payments for fiscal year 2015. The