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  • AHLA’s Post-Acute Care Handbook Published
    Duane Morris partner Ari J. Markenson is the editor-in-chief for the Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance Issues, newly published by the American Health Lawyers Association. About the Handbook Traditional long term care has evolved to increased sub-acute and rehabilitative care, inspiring new regulatory changes and increased scrutiny. In addition,… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Friday, January 30th, 2015By DuaneMorris3
  • Rechtsanwalt Vietnam Oliver Massmann Wettbewerbsrecht
    Mit Wirkung vom 1. Juli 2005 widmet sich das am 9. November 2004 erlassene Wettbewerbsgesetz neben Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen und unlauterem Wettbewerb auch den Formalitäten und Verfahren zur Lösung von Wettbewerbsfällen sowie den Sanktionen bei Verstößen gegen das Wettbewerbsgesetz. Auch dieses neue Wettbewerbsgesetz steht in einem engen Zusammenhang mit den Liberalisierungsbemühungen Vietnams.… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, January 29th, 2015By Oliver Massmann
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Renewable Energy
    Vietnam’s wind power potential In accordance with the growth of Vietnam’s economy and population, the country is thirsting for energy. Vietnam’s energy requirement increases by approx. 15% per annum. In 2008, the growth of the Gross National Product has almost doubled. It is expected that a further increase by at… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, January 29th, 2015By Oliver Massmann
  • New CMS Payment Policy Will Negatively impact Healthcare Investors
    I have been concerned about the difficulty of projecting revenue and determining valuations for new and existing healthcare companies based on risk based reimbursement models.  My fears have not been allayed.  Rather, they have been confirmed. On Monday, Secretary Burwell issued a press release that essentially committed CMS to moving the entire… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Thursday, January 29th, 2015By C. Mitchell Goldman
  • Defense to Government Position is Not a Claim Subject to Contract Disputes Act
    The government claims a contractor’s work is defective. The contractor says in defense that problems are due to design deficiencies and not construction errors. Is the contractor’s position a “claim” subject to the Contract Disputes Act (CDA)? The U.S. Federal Court of Claims says no. The work included installation of… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Thursday, January 29th, 2015By Stan Martin
  • Health Care Workers May Think Twice Before Becoming a Relator
    The Federal False Claims Act (and many similar state false claims acts) allow an individual—called a “relator”—to file a lawsuit on behalf of the United States Government. If successful, the relator stands to collect a portion of the amount collected. Since the False Claims Act provides for treble damages and… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Thursday, January 29th, 2015By Amy E. McCracken
  • California Guidance on Complex Duty to Defend Disputes over Additional Insured Status
    In McMillin Companies, LLC v. American Safety Indemnity Co. (4th Dist. Div. 1, No. D063586, January 22, 2015 (published in relevant part)), the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District has provided some meaningful guidance on how a trial court should handle issues that regularly come up in cases… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Insurance LawPublished on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015By Max H. Stern
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Labor law
    Introduction The Vietnamese labor law is oriented employee-friendly to the greatest extent and in most cases is interpreted to the disadvantage of the employer. It has an effect particularly in labor law-related disputes which are in most cases decided in favor of the employee. The employment contract has to be… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015By Oliver Massmann
  • Anwalt in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Pharmaindustrie Arzneimittelmarkt
    Vietnams Gesundheitssystem befindet sich momentan aufgrund des Wirtschaftswachstums und der schnellen Entwicklung des Landes im Allgemeinen im Umbruch. Vor zwanzig Jahren stand das Gesundheitswesen unter der alleinigen Kontrolle der Zentralregierung. Später wurde deutlich, dass neben staatlichen Subventionen noch weitere Mittel zur Finanzierung des Systems von Nöten waren. Inzwischen existiert ein… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015By Oliver Massmann
  • Keeping Our Tech Love Alive
    We live in a world in which we are bombarded with information data from many sources, and so much around us on the tech landscape is transparent. How, then, do we keep our tech love alive? Read on. Spoiling the Surprise? Yes, it is wonderful that we have so many… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015By Eric J. Sinrod