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Provision of healthcare uneasy situation for medical facilities and patients
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Czech Republic
  • June 24 2013

The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms entitles citizens to free healthcare and medical aid based on public health insurance under the


Virginia district court decision on constitutionality of new health care law could impact pending Sixth Circuit appeal
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

A federal district judge in Virginia ruled today that the new health care law's mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance is unconstitutional, becoming the first court in the country to invalidate any part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010


London insurance broker settles FSA action
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2011

Last week, one of London's oldest insurance brokers, Willis Limited ("Willis"), was fined by the UK Financial Services Authority ("FSA") for failing to counter the risks of bribery and corruption


Sixth Circuit's June 29 decision upholding the health care statute is generating massive commentary
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

In our BREAKING NEWS item on Wednesday, we were one of the first legal blogs to report on and analyze the Sixth Circuit’s high profile opinion in Thomas More Law Center, et al. v. Obama, et al. (Sixth Circuit, Case No. 10-2388), in which a divided panel upheld the constitutionality of the mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance under the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148


Highlights and analysis of yesterday's Sixth Circuit oral argument on Obama's health care statute
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

Outside on the downtown streets of Cincinnati yesterday, the city was alive with political and legal debates, including a spirited protest by members of the Cincinnati tea party


Sixth Circuit affirms another substantial jury verdict
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

In Michigan First Credit Union v. CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc.pdf, Nos. 09-19251970 (6th Cir. May 24, 2011), the Sixth Circuit affirmed a $5 million jury verdict arising from an insurer’s refusal to pay under a fidelity bond where the insured’s employees approved scores of bad loans in alleged “conscious disregard” of the insured’s policy


Challenges to the health care statute are on the fast track in the Sixth Circuit and elsewhere
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 9 2011

We are continuing to follow the case making its way through the Sixth Circuit involving a constitutional challenge to the mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance under the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148


The final countdown: PPI appeal withdrawn from Supreme Court
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2012

In a welcome development for lenders and brokers, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has sealed a consent order withdrawing the borrowers’ appeal from the Court of Appeal’s decision in Harrison & Harrison v Black Horse Limited 2011 EWCA Civ 1128


UK financial services regulation: up-date on the progress of the government’s reforms
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 18 2013

In June 2010, in the wake of the financial crisis of 20072008, the Government announced its plans to abolish the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’


Transportation of hazardous materials: exporters’ liability
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, USA
  • March 10 2014

Incidents involving chemicals and hazardous substances in transit may bring significant liabilities for cargo owners, manufacturers, shippers and