The Legal 500 EMEA 2018: Lidings Keeps its Top Positions Among Leading Legal Advisors in Russia

The Legal 500 EMEA 2018: Lidings Keeps its Top Positions Among Leading Legal Advisors in Russia

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Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Now Mandatory for California Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities

Effective April 1, 2018, California became the first state to require all acute-care hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities to develop and implement comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans. This mandate is intended to protect hospital employees from workplace violence caused by patients and/or family members.

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Is Your Agreement Non-Exclusive in Name Only?

The legality of certain collaborative arrangements and contracts often rises and falls on whether the relationship between the parties involved is exclusive or non-exclusive. For example, the issue of exclusivity often determines whether an ACO or other network is deemed to be over-inclusive and, therefore, able to exercise market power, or the foreclosure effects of a contractual relationship between a dominant provider and a payor might unreasonably harm competition.

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Legitimate Business Interests: The Touchstone of Non-Competes

A little-noticed decision from earlier this year rendered by the Supreme Court of New York, Westchester County, demonstrates how enforcement of post-employment restrictive covenants will often boil down to a single question: does the restriction protect a legitimate business interest of the employer?

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Can cryptocurrencies handle the spotlight?

On 22 February 2018 the UK Parliament announced it will be launching an inquiry into cryptocurrencies to examine the role of digital currencies in the UK; both the risks and opportunities.

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Colorado Places New Limitation on Physician Restrictive Covenants

Earlier this month, Colorado amended its law governing physician non-compete agreements (C.R.S. § 8-2-113(3)).  Since its enactment in 1982, that statute generally has prohibited agreements restricting the rights of physicians to practice medicine, but has allowed contractual provisions requiring a physician to pay damages arising from his or her competition if the damages are reasonably related to the injury suffered by the employer or other contracting party.  Under the amended statute, “a physician may disclose his or her continuing practice of medicine and new professional contact information to any patient with a rare disorder…to whom the physician was providing treatment.”   The goal of the amendment is to avoid interruptions to the continued care of individuals with rare disorders.  The statute looks to the National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. to maintain a database of diseases considered “rare disorders.”

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How to Leverage Multigenerational Talent to Achieve Business Development Success

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Today, I’m bringing you a post from an ILN marketer, Amanda Schneider. Amanda is with ILN member firm Epstein Becker Green, where she is the Chief Marketing Officer. Amanda provides tips on how firms can leverage the multigenerational attorney workforce through involvement in business development initiatives.

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Legitimate Business Interests: The Touchstone of Non-Competes

A little-noticed decision from earlier this year rendered by the Supreme Court of New York, Westchester County, demonstrates how enforcement of post-employment restrictive covenants will often boil down to a single question: does the restriction protect a legitimate business interest of the employer?

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Beware: Avoiding hidden antitrust dangers

Cleveland antitrust attorneys Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong and Christopher Dean sit down with host Mike Witzke to discuss the hidden dangers regarding antitrust violations that businesses must be aware of, such as algorithmic pricing, merger review and per se offenses. Armstrong and Dean also discuss why small and mid-sized businesses must be aware that civil and criminal antitrust concerns are not only an issue for large corporations.

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Federal Court Concludes That 7-Eleven Franchisees Are Not Employees of 7-Eleven

In November 2017, four convenience store franchisees brought suit in federal court against 7-Eleven, Inc., alleging that they and all other franchisees were employees of 7-Eleven. The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, entitled Haitayan, et al. v. 7-Eleven, Inc., case no. CV 17-7454-JFW (JPRx).

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