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  • Melissa Geller Named A “New Leader of the Bar” by New Jersey Law Journal
    Duane Morris associate Melissa Geller has been named one of the New Jersey Law Journal‘s “New Leaders of the Bar.” With this list, the Law Journal “endeavors to identify attorneys representing the future of the legal profession in New Jersey.” The honorees will be recognized at the Law Journal’s Professional Excellence event on June ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris White Collar Criminal LawPublished on Friday, April 28th, 2017By DuaneMorris3
  • Real Sports Experts and Fantasy Sports
    John Brennan, a staff writer for The Record, was a panelist for Duane Morris’ event “The Future of Sports Betting” on April 27, moderated by partner Christopher Soriano. Mr. Brennan’s column today, about the notorious poor luck of professional sportswriters and sports executives at fantasy leagues in their own sports, mentioned the event, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Friday, April 28th, 2017By DuaneMorris3
  • FDIC Makes Public March Enforcement Actions
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released a list of orders of administrative enforcement actions taken against banks and individuals in March. There are no administrative hearings scheduled for May 2017. The FDIC issued a total of 23 orders and one adjudicated decision. The administrative enforcement actions in those ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Banking LawPublished on Friday, April 28th, 2017By Mark D. Belongia
  • Duane Morris Attorney Named One of “25 Young Lawyers on the Rise”
    Duane Morris congratulates Andrew Sperl, a member of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group, who was named one of “25 Young Lawyers on the Rise” by the Philadelphia Business Journal. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Appellate ReviewPublished on Thursday, April 27th, 2017By DuaneMorris3
  • Research Misconduct False Claims Act Lawsuit Upheld
    A North Carolina federal judge Tuesday refused to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit claiming a University and some of its faculty knowingly falsified medical research data in order to get federal grants, saying that the whistleblower had adequately stated his case. In a three-page order, U.S. District Judge Catherine ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Thursday, April 27th, 2017By Patricia S. Hofstra
  • West Virginia Joins Legal Cannabis List
    Last week WV Governor Jim Justice (great name) signed into law a bill passed by the state legislature to permit the production and sale of medical marijuana in the state. This makes West Virginia the 29th US state to legalize medical marijuana. It is also one of the few states ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017By David N. Feldman
  • Safety and Soundness and the Bankruptcy Code: Does a Bank Commit a Safety and Soundness Violation by Failing to Comply with the Bankruptcy Rules?
    It is fair to say that not many, if any, banks have internal controls or policies and procedures to identify and mitigate deficiencies in the bankruptcy practices of banks. Indeed, banks typically rely on their Legal Department or external counsel to make sure banks protect their interests when bank customers ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Banking LawPublished on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017By Jerome Walker
  • The Best of MPM
    The Journal of Medical Practice Management (Journal) recently published a collection of favorite articles from the Journal. My article, Purchasing Technology: A Few Things to Consider, co-written with the Rebecca Dean, CEO of a physician practice client, was selected for inclusion in the Journal’s powerhouse articles collection. Copies of the ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Monday, April 24th, 2017By Patricia S. Hofstra
  • EMTALA LIABILITY EXPANDS
    A new OIG CMP rule effective January 6, 2017 clarifies the liability guidelines for EMTALA violations. The rule affirmed that willful conduct by a provider is not required for the OIG to impose penalties for EMTALA violations and revised the definition of  “responsible physician” to clarify that on-call physicians at ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Monday, April 24th, 2017By Patricia S. Hofstra
  • INDIAN HEALTH CARE PAYMENT RATES
    New Purchased/Referral Care (PRC)  regulations give the Indian Health Service (I) , Tribal  Organizations (T) and Urban Indian Organizations (U) the ability to cap payment rates at a “Medicare-like rate” to physicians and other non-hospital provides and suppliers.  PRC covered services include outpatient care, physicians, laboratory, dialysis, radiology, pharmacy and ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Monday, April 24th, 2017By Patricia S. Hofstra