Royal Oak, Michigan, June 18, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that 34 of our attorneys have been named to Illinois Leading Lawyers and Illinois Emerging Lawyers 2018.
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THIRTY-FOUR HOWARD & HOWARD ATTORNEYS NAMED TO ILLINOIS LEADING LAWYERS AND ILLINOIS EMERGING LAWYERS 2018
Royal Oak, Michigan, June 18, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that 30 of our attorneys have been named to Michigan Leading Lawyers 2018.
On 24 April 2018 the Intellectual Property Court published its Decision in case A41 85807/2016 between Swiss-based Novartis AG and local generic Nativa LLC.
Featured on Employment Law This Week: NJ Senate Advances Ban on Sex Harassment Confidentiality Agreements.
Featured on Employment Law This Week: New Legislation Eases Disclosure Requirements for Startups under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform.
Featured on Employment Law This Week: General Counsel Peter Robb has issued a memo to National Labor Relations Board regional directors that offers guidance in applying the Board’s Boeing decision when considering the legality of rules.
At first blush, the passage of House Bill 5483, entitled the “Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018” (the “Bill”), appears to address the issue concerning the lack of regulatory guidance regarding the “Special Registration” exception to the Ryan Haight Act of 2008; however, a deeper and more careful analysis reveals that the Bill may not be as effective as most health care practitioners may hope. The Bill, sponsored by Rep. Carter (R-Georgia), a pharmacist, Rep. Bustos (D-Illinois), and nine others, cleared the House on June 12, 2018 without objection. The Bill would require the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”) to promulgate rules that would allow health care providers to apply for a “Special Registration” that would allow a provider to prescribe controlled substances via telehealth without first conducting an initial in-person examination of the patient. A transcript of the testimony in support of the Bill (“Transcript”) reveals enthusiasm by the sponsors of the Bill, as well as by Representatives Pallone (D-New Jersey) and Walden (R-Oregon), who called the Bill “a commonsense measure that cuts through the red tape to provide more treatment options to underserved communities through the use of telemedicine.” While Section 413 of the current version of S.B. 2680 would only give the DEA six months to promulgate such rules, the two bills are very similar and almost guarantee that a law will be signed in the coming months that will require DEA to promulgate rules that will finally create a Special Registration exception to the Ryan Haight Act. While the prospect of rules implementing the Special Registration may be exciting for many practitioners, it should be noted that the DEA has been obligated to create these regulations, and has ignored this obligation, for a decade.
Our colleagues Vermont Enacts Sweeping Sexual Harassment Prevention Law.”at Epstein Becker Green have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to our readers in the hospitality industry: “
While for some the pre-purchase inspecon is essenal when purchasing a home or building, others feel it is of lile use considering the various limitaons to the inspector’s mandate. Let us first review some basic principles, in light of a recent judicial decision.