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Positioning your firm to deal with regulators in today's environment

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In Dep't of Enforcement v. Fox Fin. Mgmt. Corp., Brian A. Murphy and James E. Rooney (Disciplinary Proc. No. 2012030724101), a three-person FINRA

Supreme Court holds that TTAB ruling may bind federal court

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal district courts considering trademark infringement claims may find issue preclusion based upon a

To avoid antitrust liability, state healthcare regulatory boardsand any other state boards that regulate their own businesses or professionsmust make sure that the state signs off first

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

Healthcare providers and other professionals and businesspeople whose occupations are regulated by state boards composed of fellow practitioners must

Chris Lazarini analyzes dismissal of fraud and misrepresentation claims in mortgage-backed securities case

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2015

To withstand a 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss, a complaint must contain sufficient factual allegations to state a claim that is plausible on its face

For providers, improved patient care isn’t enough to justify a potentially anticompetitive merger

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Healthcare providers, and particularly those who have a significant market share in a market with few competitors, should take note of this week's

Change in personnel not material false statement under False Claims Act

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2015

The Sixth Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a False Claims Act (FCA) suit against ManTech Advanced Systems International (ManTech). At issue

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Sixth Circuit’s long-standing presumption treating healthcare benefits as vested for life

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2015

Employers in Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee may now have more freedom to alter, reduce or eliminate healthcare benefits provided to retired

California district court asked to determine retroactive applicability of United States v. Windsor: decision could impact employers who relied on DOMA to deny same-sex benefits claims

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

When the Supreme Court decided United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013), finding Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA

New standard of review for claim construction deference required

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court rewrote almost 20 years of Federal Circuit precedent in its opinion in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al. v

Defense contractor reaches settlement in procurement fraud case involving overbilling allegations

  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2014

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems (“LMIS”), a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, agreed on Friday, December 19, 2014 to pay $27.5 million to resolve