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States Increase HIPAA Enforcement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

Recent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) enforcement settlements for Virtual Medical Group (“VMG”) in New Jersey and


“One-Size-Fits-All” Return-To-Work Policies Cause An Extra Large Problem For Major US Airline
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

On November 3, 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed a lawsuit against a major United States airline, alleging the company


USITC Refuses to Rescind $650K Civil Penalty Despite Party and Staff Consent
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 22 2017

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has determined to maintain the $650,000.00 penalty it imposed for violation of a consent order entered


The UK HSE To Consult On Making the Fee For Intervention Process Fully Independent
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (the “HSE”) operates a Fee for Intervention cost recovery scheme (“FFI”), which came into force on 1 October 2012


FTC cracks down on trade associations; warns against rules that restrict competition
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 2 2015

On December 23, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled two cases against trade associations, which agreed to amend their organizational


US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit preserves CERCLA contribution protection despite tolling agreement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 13 2014

In Asarco v. Union Pac. R.R. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 15285 (8th Cir. 2014), the Eighth Circuit affirmed the lower court in Asarco LLC v. Union Pac


Sixth Circuit enforces consent decree in benefits case
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

In Shy v. Navistar International Corp., the Sixth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision enforcing a 1993 consent decree over employee benefits


Sue and settle: US EPA’s questionable approach to CAA rulemaking
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 24 2012

In recent years many advocates, including the US Chamber of Commerce and the US House of Representatives, have raised concerns about a rulemaking tactic of US EPA, known colloquially as “sue and settle” rulemaking.


Physician practice acquisitions continue to attract antitrust scrutiny
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

Healthcare reform continues to drive consolidation among healthcare providers attempting to leverage economies of scale, respond to calls for increased coordination of care and maintain margins in the face of declining reimbursement.


A growing circuit court consensus: CERCLA limits recovery options for compelled Superfund cleanup costs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has joined a growing chorus of courts holding that parties who incur Superfund cleanup costs under a judicial consent decree or administrative consent order with a governmental entity are limited to pursuing a claim for contribution, and cannot assert a claim for cost recovery.