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DOJ takes new tack on hospital recoupments: implantable cardiac defibrillators
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The U.S. Department of Justice has sent emails to hospitals across the country regarding implantable cardioverter defibrillators, asking the hospitals to self-audit and estimate possible penalties under the False Claims Act.


Newly released draft Equator Principles reflect greater focus on human rights
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Global
  • August 21 2012

The proposed draft of the revised Equator Principles, released on August 13, reflects a greater focus on human rights, with explicit mention of the expectation of human rights due diligence as set forth in the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.


Medicare contractors lag on information security
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

This report from the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services reveals significant holes in Medicare contractor security.


A bump in the road toward getting America back to work
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

Last night, the United States Senate voted to reject President Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan.


Obama Administration announces intent to join EITI
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 21 2011

On September 20, the Obama Administration announced its intent to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative ("EITI").


The IFC Performance Standards and consultation with communities
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

As discussed in an earlier post, the International Finance Corporation ("IFC") recently released an updated version of its Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability.


International Finance Corporation releases revised sustainability framework
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Global
  • August 1 2011

The International Finance Corporation ("IFC") released its updated Sustainability Framework today, reflecting changes adopted by the IFC's Board of Directors in May 2011.


Department of Labor issues final rule requiring government contractors to notify employees of their rights under federal labor laws
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

On May 20, 2010, the Department of Labor's Office of Labor-Management Standards ("OLMS") issued a final rule requiring nearly all federal contractors and subcontractors to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA").


Massachusetts may pick up the PACE
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

A financing concept for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that seems to be sweeping the nation has made its way to Massachusetts.


New federal earmark rules will impact for-profit companies
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

The system by which Congress awards earmarks during the annual appropriations process has recently come under increased scrutiny.