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Product Liability Update: October 2017

by David R. Geiger, Richard G. Baldwin, Daniel J. Procaccini, Shrutih V. Tewarie

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340B Hospitals File Suit in Wake of Hospital Outpatient Cuts November 16, 2017 Thomas Barker, Brian P. Carey, Ross Margulies Healthcare Alert
Protect and Grow American Jobs Act: New H-1B Bill Targeted at Dependent Employers November 16, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
All Signs Point to an Increase in Worksite Enforcement in 2018 November 13, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
State and Federal Government Move to Enforce Employer Health Care Assessments November 13, 2017 Thomas Barker, Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Ross Margulies Labor and Employment Alert
Are You Using the Most Current I-9? November 9, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
What Employers Need to Know About Employment-Based Green Card Interviews November 7, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
USCIS Reverses Policy on Temporary Visa Extensions October 24, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Passive Business Rule October 19, 2017 Jennifer V. Audeh, Robert G. Sawyer, Michael K. Wyatt, Bruce A. Kinn SBIC Alert
Obligations of Insurer and Policyholder October 18, 2017 Martin C. Pentz, Creighton K. Page eBook
Product Liability Update: October 2017 October 17, 2017 David R. Geiger, Richard G. Baldwin, Daniel J. Procaccini, Shrutih V. Tewarie Product Liability Update
President Signs EO Loosening Health Care Regulations October 13, 2017 Thomas Barker, Christopher Feudo, Maia M. Larsson, Ross Margulies, Christian Springer Labor and Employment Alert
DOE Issues New Title IX Interim Guidance October 11, 2017 Jennifer A. Kirby, Dean Richlin Education Alert
President Trump Issues a New Travel Ban September 25, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for Cap Subject H-1B Petitions September 19, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
President Trump Rescinds the DACA (“Dreamer”) Program September 5, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers, Melissa Stewart Immigration Alert
EEOC’s Collection of Pay Data Delayed August 31, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Product Liability Update: August 2017 August 30, 2017 David R. Geiger, Daniel J. Procaccini, Shrutih V. Tewarie Product Liability Update
USCIS Announces Expanded In-Person Interview Requirement August 30, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
General Data Protection Regulation: What It Means For US Healthcare/Life Science Companies August 28, 2017 Catherine Muyl, Marion Cavalier Privacy and Data Security Alert
SEC Adopts Rules to Enhance Adviser Reporting August 14, 2017 Robert G. Sawyer, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
DOL Seeks to Extend Fiduciary Rule Transition Period August 10, 2017 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
SEC Report on ICOs and Token Sales – “If It Sounds Too Good to be True…” August 10, 2017 Stacie S. Aarestad, Daniel S. Clevenger Securities Alert
Massachusetts Adopts New Workplace Protections for Pregnant Workers July 28, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Erin Olesen Labor and Employment Alert
State Department Promulgates New Vetting Standards Required By President's Travel Ban Executive Order July 28, 2017 Daniel McFadden, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Massachusetts High Court Rules That State Law Does Not Authorize Officials to Honor ICE Detainers July 25, 2017 Daniel McFadden, Tad Heuer, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Cayman Islands FATCA/CRS Deadlines Extended Further July 21, 2017 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts SJC Extends Job Protections to Medical Marijuana Users July 19, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Yoni Bard Labor and Employment Alert
New Massachusetts Employer Assessment Intended to Deter MassHealth Enrollment July 11, 2017 Thomas Barker, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
SJC Rules Wage Act Plaintiffs Are Entitled to Prejudgment Interest, But Not on Treble Damages July 5, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Erin Olesen Labor and Employment Alert
U.S. Department of Labor Signals Coming Changes June 29, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Erin Olesen Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Narrows, But Declines to Stay, Injunctions Blocking Travel Ban Executive Order June 26, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
Cayman Islands FATCA/CRS Deadlines Extended June 23, 2017 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
DOL Withdraws Obama-Era Guidance on Joint Employment and Independent Contractors June 9, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Limits Patent Owners’ Ability to Control Post-Sale Use of Patented Products June 9, 2017 Barbara A. Fiacco, Natasha N. Reed, Sarah S. Burg Intellectual Property Alert
Bridging the Cultural Gap in International Arbitrations Arising from FCPA Investigations June 7, 2017 Anthony D. Mirenda, Daniel Schimmel, Shrutih V. Tewarie Published Article
Données personnelles La Cnil et le contrôle du juge administratif June 7, 2017 Frédéric Scanvic, Catherine Muyl Published Article
Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2017 June 6, 2017 Thomas Bevilacqua, Ivan Urzhumov Published Article
Fiduciary Duties of Directors in Connection with an Acquisition: A Massachusetts Difference June 2, 2017 Peter M. Rosenblum M&A Alert
Court of Appeals Blocks Travel Ban Executive Order May 25, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
Supreme Court Decision in TC Heartland Will Limit Venue Choice in Patent Litigation May 23, 2017 Philip C. Swain, Walter M. Egbert, III, Marco J. Quina, Emma S. Winer Intellectual Property Alert
What NYC Employers Need to Know about New Salary History Law May 18, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts House Passes Bill to Expand Protections for Pregnant Workers May 15, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Erin Olesen Labor and Employment Alert
Public Summary of Foley Hoag LLP Report, Good Practice for Managing the Social Impacts of Oil Pipelines in the United States May 9, 2017 Gare A. Smith, Amy K. Lehr, Cicely Ott Parseghian White Paper
Product Liability Update: April 2017 April 18, 2017 David R. Geiger, Daniel J. Procaccini, Shrutih V. Tewarie Product Liability Update
SJC Issues Property Tax Ruling Regarding Religious Organization April 3, 2017 Nonprofit Alert
President Trump Repeals DOL “Blacklisting” Rule March 30, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Border Searches of Your Electronic Devices — What Rights Do You Have? March 23, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Supreme Court Holds Equitable Laches is No Longer Available to Limit Patent Damages March 23, 2017 Philip C. Swain, Jeremy A. Younkin, Peter A. Sullivan, Barbara A. Fiacco Intellectual Property Alert
Federal Courts Block New Travel Ban Executive Order March 16, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
DOL Provides Temporary Enforcement Relief on Fiduciary Rule March 14, 2017 Robert G. Sawyer, Teresa A. Martland, Mark Cloutier The Foley Adviser
Five Provisions of New Healthcare Legislation that Affect Employee Benefit Plans March 10, 2017 Thomas Barker, Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
IRS Updates Form 990-EZ for 2016 March 10, 2017 Abigail Roy Nonprofit Alert
Janssen v. Celltrion: A Misstep in the BPCIA Patent Dance March 8, 2017 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco, Emma S. Winer Intellectual Property Alert
Recent Updates from the Attorney General’s Nonprofit Division March 7, 2017 Nonprofit Alert
President Trump Issues New Travel Ban Executive Order March 6, 2017 Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden, Christopher Escobedo Hart Immigration Alert
USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for ALL H-1B Petitions March 6, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Limiting Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Patents: "Substantial" Means More than One March 1, 2017 Barbara A. Fiacco, Emma S. Winer Intellectual Property Alert
“Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization” Proposed Rule February 17, 2017 Thomas Barker, Ross Margulies Healthcare Alert
President Trump States He Will Issue New Travel Ban Executive Order February 17, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
New IRS Memo Concludes Benefits Paid by Fixed-Indemnity Health Plans May Be Taxable Income February 16, 2017 Thomas Barker, Christopher Feudo, Erin Olesen Labor and Employment Alert
TIC Form SHC 5-Year Benchmark Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities Due March 3, 2017 February 16, 2017 Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
New I-9 Form in an Environment of Increased Audits and Increased Fines February 13, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Considerations for the Acquisition of a Non-U.S. Company by a U.S. Public Company February 10, 2017 Jennifer V. Audeh, Corey Brown M&A Alert
U.S. Court of Appeals Unanimously Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban Executive Order February 10, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
Cybersecurity 2017: The Year in Preview February 8, 2017 Martha Coakley, Christopher Escobedo Hart, Christopher Cifrino, Jeremy W. Meisinger, Stephen L. Bartlett, Erik L. Schulwolf
Product Liability Update: January 2017 February 7, 2017 David R. Geiger, Daniel J. Procaccini, Shrutih V. Tewarie
Where Are We Today on the President’s Executive Order February 7, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers, Daniel McFadden Immigration Alert
Further Uncertainty on DOL Fiduciary Rule February 6, 2017 Robert G. Sawyer, Teresa A. Martland The Foley Adviser
Presidential Memorandum Delays Effectiveness of Fiduciary Rule February 3, 2017 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Important Dates and Reminders for Investment Advisers, Exempt Reporting Advisers, Commodity Trading Advisors and Commodity Pool Operators February 2, 2017 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Another Executive Order on Immigration Expected February 1, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Travel Alert Under President Trump's Immigration Executive Order January 30, 2017 Kevin J. Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers Immigration Alert
Eversource Proposes Rate Increases and $400 Million in Grid Modernization Investments January 26, 2017 Kevin C. Conroy, Tad Heuer, Zachary Gerson Energy and Cleantech Alert
MA Superior Court Adopts “Relief from Duties” Test to Determine If Meal Breaks Are Compensable January 23, 2017 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
New York Increases Minimum Salary Level for Some Exempt Employees December 29, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Erin Olesen Labor and Employment Alert
Trade Secrets: A Guidebook for Technical and Business Professionals December 23, 2016 Claire Laporte, Emma S. Winer eBook
The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act: Sanctions Tool for Promoting U.S. Human Rights Agenda December 2, 2016 Gwendolyn Wilber Jaramillo, Sarah A. Altschuller, Shrutih V. Tewarie, Isa Mirza Trade Sanctions and Export Controls Alert
FATCA and CRS: 2016 Year End Reminders and a Look Ahead to 2017 December 1, 2016 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rule November 23, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
REMINDER: New Overtime Rule Goes Into Effect on December 1, 2016 November 1, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Additional SEC Guidance on Pay Ratio Disclosure October 26, 2016 Stacie S. Aarestad Securities Alert
Product Liability Update: October 2016 October 4, 2016 David R. Geiger, Daniel J. Procaccini Product Liability Update
Recent Governance and Gift-Giving Guidance from the Non-Profit/Public Charities Division September 22, 2016 Nonprofit Alert
New Nasdaq Rule Requires Disclosure of Third Party Compensation of Directors and Nominees September 7, 2016 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Caroline P. Samp Securities Alert
Sexual Abuse at St. George's School and the School's Response: 1970 to 2015 September 1, 2016 Independent Investigation Report
Product Liability Update: August 2016 August 31, 2016 David R. Geiger, Daniel J. Procaccini Product Liability Update
Section 501(c)(4) Organizations Subject to IRS Notice Requirement August 24, 2016 Abigail Roy Nonprofit Alert
Latest Amendments to Delaware Law Revise Appraisal Rights August 17, 2016 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Anderson Chang Securities Alert
Proposed SEC Amendment Could Reduce Compliance Costs for Smaller Public Companies August 10, 2016 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Anderson Chang Securities Alert
Cayman Islands FATCA Compliance Deadlines Extended Again August 9, 2016 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Enacts New Pay Equity Law August 2, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Allison Anderson, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Potential Legal Implications Arising from "Brexit" July 29, 2016 Christina G. Hioureas, Mélida N. Hodgson, Catherine Muyl Business Alert
EEOC Revises Proposed Rule on Pay Data Collection July 18, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
NLRB Ruling Makes It Easier to Organize Temporary Workers July 14, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo, Justin Marble Labor and Employment Alert
En Banc Federal Circuit Clarifies Application of On-Sale Bar to Contract Manufacturing July 12, 2016 Donald R. Ware, Jeremy A. Younkin Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Proposes Rule Requiring Investment Advisers to Adopt Business Continuity and Transition Plans July 12, 2016 Catherine M. Anderson, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
Federal Circuit Offers Path Through Section 101 Thicket for Biotech Method Patents July 8, 2016 Barbara A. Fiacco, Brendan Jones, Ph.D. Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Increases Performance Fee Thresholds July 8, 2016 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Federal Circuit Invites FDA's Early Licensure of Biosimilars to Encourage Pre-Launch Resolution of Patent Disputes July 6, 2016 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco Life Sciences Alert
Oncology Care Model July 1, 2016 Brian P. Carey Healthcare Alert
Late Fee for NFA Forms PQR and PR Filings Effective Starting September 30, 2016 June 30, 2016 Tiffany Ann Ford, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
PAMA Final Rule June 30, 2016 Thomas Barker, Brian P. Carey Healthcare Alert
Federal Court Halts the Enforcement of the Department of Labor’s “Persuader Rule” June 29, 2016 Michael L. Rosen, Christopher Feudo, Justin Marble Labor and Employment Alert
Upcoming FATCA Deadlines June 25, 2016 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Admissions Policy June 24, 2016 Dean Richlin, Hemmie Chang, Sarah S. Burg Education Alert
Changes to the New York City Retirement Systems’ Proxy Guidelines June 23, 2016 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Kathryn Manza Securities Alert
Objective Reasonableness Can Be Central to Fee-Shifting Analysis in Copyright Cases June 21, 2016 Barbara A. Fiacco, Jenevieve J. Maerker, Emma S. Winer Intellectual Property Alert
Supreme Court Defers to the Patent Office on Institution and Management of Post-Grant Proceedings June 21, 2016 Barbara A. Fiacco, Donald R. Ware, Sarah S. Burg Intellectual Property Alert
Halo’s Aura: How the Supreme Court’s Halo Decision Will Impact Patent Damages and Influence Pre-Litigation Conduct June 16, 2016 Peter A. Sullivan, Marco J. Quina Intellectual Property Alert
FBAR: 2015 Reports Due by June 30, 2016 June 14, 2016 Christopher R. K. Cawley, Nicola Lemay, Abigail Roy
A "PATH" to Substantial Tax Savings: Qualified Small Business Stock June 10, 2016 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Abigail Roy
Employee’s Self-Help Discovery May Be Protected Activity Under Massachusetts Anti-Retaliation Law June 2, 2016 Michael L. Rosen, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Non-GAAP Financial Disclosures – Redux June 2, 2016 Paul Bork, Stacie S. Aarestad Securities Alert
SEC Issues Notice of Intent to Increase Performance Fee Thresholds May 24, 2016 Robert G. Sawyer, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
SEC Waives Custody Rule Requirements for Certain Affiliated Sub-Advisers May 20, 2016 Robert G. Sawyer, Lauren Tran The Foley Adviser
EEOC Issues Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs May 20, 2016 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
U.S. Department of Labor Releases Final Rule Revising “White Collar” Exemptions May 19, 2016 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
New Federal Exemption for Securities Crowdfunding Takes Effect on May 16 May 13, 2016 John D. Hancock Business Alert
Federal Circuit Denies TC Heartland’s Petition to Change the Venue Standard, Renewing Interest in Congressional Venue Reform May 4, 2016 Walter M. Egbert, III, Barbara A. Fiacco Intellectual Property Alert
Congress Passes Sweeping New Legislation to Protect Trade Secrets April 28, 2016 Claire Laporte, Emma S. Winer Intellectual Property Alert
MACRA Proposed Rule April 28, 2016 Brian P. Carey, Erik L. Schulwolf Healthcare Alert
Cayman Islands FATCA/CRS Compliance Deadlines (2016) April 14, 2016 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update: April 2016 April 7, 2016 David R. Geiger Product Liability Update
IPhone Access Gets Attention, 'Stingrays' Fly Under The Radar April 6, 2016 Erik L. Schulwolf Privacy and Data Security Alert
FDA and Amarin Pharma Reach Milestone Settlement Allowing Off-Label Drug Promotion March 22, 2016 Areta Kupchyk Healthcare Alert
Leap Year Means Earlier Due Date for Form ADV March 17, 2016 Robert G. Sawyer, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
Patent Troll Watch March 14, 2016 Philip C. Swain eBook
Supreme Judicial Court Reinstates Jury Verdict for Former Employee on FMLA Retaliation Claim March 14, 2016 Labor and Employment Alert
Part B Payment Model Proposed Rule March 9, 2016 Brian P. Carey, Erik L. Schulwolf Healthcare Alert
SJC Rules in Employment Discrimination Cases a Plaintiff Need Only Show the Reason for Discharge was Untrue to Survive Summary Judgment March 1, 2016 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
Reminder: March 1, 2016 Effective Date for Information Systems Security Programs Including Cybersecurity for NFA Members February 24, 2016 Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
CFTC 4.13(a)(3) Annual Affirmations Due February 29 February 12, 2016 Jeffrey D. Collins, Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
Foley Hoag Climate Update: February 2016 February 11, 2016 Carine Le Roy-Gleizes White Paper
SJC Finds that Employee’s Unauthorized Copying of Proprietary Information Did Not Give Employer Grounds to Discontinue Severance February 8, 2016 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
EEOC Proposes Rule Requiring Employers to Report Wage Data on EEO-1 Form February 5, 2016 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Partnership Audit Regime Shakeup February 5, 2016 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Abigail Roy Taxation Alert
Product Liability Update: January 2016 January 31, 2016 David R. Geiger Product Liability Update
Medicaid Program: Covered Outpatient Drugs, Final Rule with Comment Period Summary January 29, 2016 Thomas Barker Healthcare Alert
Doing Business in Massachusetts: A Guide to U.S. and Massachusetts Law for Non-U.S. Businesses January 28, 2016 eBook
Doing Business in Massachusetts: A Guide to U.S. and Massachusetts Law for Non-U.S. Businesses January 28, 2016 eBook
The Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Joint Employment January 22, 2016 Labor and Employment Alert
Important Dates and Reminders for Investment Advisers, Exempt Reporting Advisers, Commodity Trading Advisors and Commodity Pool Operators January 22, 2016 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
How the FAST Act Will Impact Securities Laws January 14, 2016 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Kathryn Manza Securities Alert
Wyeth v. Levine’s ‘Clear Evidence' Language: Clearly Misunderstood January 13, 2016 David R. Geiger, Andrew M. London Product Liability Alert
NLRB Holds That a Ban on Videotaping Workplace Conversations is Unlawful January 11, 2016 Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Issues Report on Review of “Accredited Investor” Definition January 8, 2016 Robert G. Sawyer, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
Amendment to the Annual Privacy Notice Delivery Obligations of Financial Institutions under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act contained in the FAST Act January 6, 2016 Catherine M. Anderson, Lauren Tran The Foley Adviser
ERISA Fiduciaries May Factor Climate Change Issues Into Economic Analysis of Investments December 24, 2015 Mark A. Barnett, Jeffrey D. Collins, Teresa A. Martland The Foley Adviser
Seventh Circuit Rejects EEOC’s Attack on Severance Agreements December 22, 2015 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
First Circuit Clarifies Remedies for Retaliation Under the Wage Act December 18, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
NFA Amends Interpretive Notice Regarding NFA Compliance Rules 2-7 and 2-24 and Registration Rule 401 December 18, 2015 Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
Common Reporting Standard and FATCA December 17, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
CFTC and NFA Issue FAQS on Form CPO-PQR and Form CTA-PR December 17, 2015 Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
First Circuit Holds that Jury Can Decide Whether Store Managers Were Exempt from the Overtime Requirements of the FLSA December 15, 2015 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
Reminder: Renewal and Notice Filing Fees for Investment Advisers Due by December 18 December 11, 2015 Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
SBIC Advisers Relief Act Expected to be Adopted into Law December 4, 2015 Robert G. Sawyer, Michael K. Wyatt, Bruce A. Kinn, Jennifer V. Audeh The Foley Adviser
Possible Examination by SEC of Exempt Reporting Advisers December 3, 2015 Robert G. Sawyer, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
How the Amended Federal Rules Will Change Patent Litigation December 1, 2015 Marco J. Quina, Michael Hoven Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Provides Guidance on Exclusion of Shareholder Proposals Under the “Ordinary Business” and “Direct Conflict” Exclusions of Rule 14a-8 November 24, 2015 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Jennifer V. Audeh Securities Alert
Company May Be Liable for Temporary Worker’s Discrimination Claims November 20, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
OCIE Issues Risk Alert Relating to Outsourced Chief Compliance Officers November 12, 2015 Robert G. Sawyer, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
Foley Hoag Climate Update: November 2015 November 10, 2015 Carine Le Roy-Gleizes White Paper
SEC to Recommend Additional Compliance Rules for Investment Advisers November 9, 2015 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
CFTC Approves NFA Interpretive Notice on Information Systems Security Programs, Including Cybersecurity Guidance October 30, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update October 28, 2015 David R. Geiger Product Liability Update
Venture Perspectives: First Quarter 2015 October 16, 2015 Matthew S. Eckert, Jonathan S. Romiti, Sara Mattern, Jeremy Arak Venture Perspectives
Impact of New European AIFMD Regulation on SBICs October 13, 2015 Michael K. Wyatt, Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
Patenting: A Guidebook For Patenting in a Post-America Invents Act World October 8, 2015 eBook
Foley Hoag Climate Update: September 2015 October 7, 2015 Carine Le Roy-Gleizes White Paper
The European Court of Justice Invalidates Safe Harbor October 6, 2015 Catherine Muyl, Colin J. Zick Privacy and Data Security Alert
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Issues New Form BE-180 for U.S. Financial Services Providers Including Investment Advisers September 29, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
The SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Violating Regulation S-P by Failing to Adopt Cybersecurity Policies and Procedures September 25, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
FATCA: IRS Extends Transitional Rules September 21, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
OCIE’s 2015 Cybersecurity Examination Initiative September 18, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Lauren Tran The Foley Adviser
FinCEN Proposed AML Rule For Investment Advisers September 11, 2015 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
IRS Issues Favorable PLR Allowing an Individual Panel Owner in an Offsite, Net-Metered Community-Shared Solar Project to Claim the Section 25D Tax Credit September 1, 2015 Nicola Lemay, Adam Wade Energy and Cleantech Alert
D.C. Circuit Court Re-Affirms Decision that Portions of SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rules are Unconstitutional August 31, 2015 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Anderson Chang Securities Alert
National Labor Relations Board Issues Controversial Decision Regarding Who is A Joint Employer August 28, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10 August 31, 2015 Deadline Approaching August 25, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Michael N. Glanz The Foley Adviser
Federal Circuit’s En Banc Suprema Ruling Confirms the ITC’s Authority to Exclude Imported Goods Used to Directly Infringe in the United States August 18, 2015 Claire Laporte, Jeremy A. Younkin Intellectual Property Alert
U.K. Modern Slavery Act: New Disclosure Requirements for Companies Operating in the United Kingdom August 18, 2015 Sarah A. Altschuller Corporate Social Responsibility
Federal Circuit Expands Scope of Liability for Divided Infringement August 17, 2015 Donald R. Ware, Marco J. Quina, Hathaway Pease Russell, Sarah S. Burg Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Adopts Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule August 17, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Trinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. − “Lawyers, Guns and Money” August 12, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Jennifer V. Audeh, Gabrielle A. Bernstein Securities Alert
Venture Perspectives: Fourth Quarter 2014 August 7, 2015 Matthew S. Eckert, Jonathan S. Romiti, Sara Mattern, Jeremy Arak Venture Perspectives
Employers May Be Able to Limit Treble Damages for Violations of the Massachusetts Wage Act August 5, 2015 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Allison Anderson, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
AIFMD: ESMA Recommends the First Wave of Non-EU Countries to Obtain a Europe-Wide Marketing Passport August 4, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Lauren Tran The Foley Adviser
Changes on the Horizon? IRS Announces New Plans to Recharacterize Management Fee Waiver Arrangements July 31, 2015 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Christopher R. K. Cawley, Abigail Roy Taxation Alert
Product Liability Update July 29, 2015 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
A Fractured Federal Circuit Panel Interprets The Biosimilars Patent Resolution Procedures July 24, 2015 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco Intellectual Property Alert
Opportunity, Uncertainty for Entities Wishing to Do Business with Iran July 17, 2015 Gwendolyn Wilber Jaramillo, Shrutih V. Tewarie Trade Sanctions and Export Controls Alert
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Administrator’s Interpretation on Independent Contractors July 16, 2015 Jonathan A. Keselenko Labor and Employment Alert
Foley Hoag Climate Update: July 2015 July 9, 2015 Carine Le Roy-Gleizes White Paper
Department of Labor Proposes New Regulations Regarding “White Collar” Exemptions Under the Fair Labor Standards Act July 1, 2015 Jonathan A. Keselenko Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Division of Investment Management Issues Guidance on Personal Trade Reporting of Accounts Over Which Reporting Persons Have No Influence or Control June 30, 2015 Robert G. Sawyer, Jeffrey D. Collins, Lauren Tran The Foley Adviser
How Not to Get Snared in Brulotte’s Web June 29, 2015 Donald R. Ware, Marco J. Quina Intellectual Property Alert
Office of the Attorney General Issues Final Regulations on the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law June 23, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10: Industry Concern Voiced and Extension Updates June 12, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Michael N. Glanz The Foley Adviser
Attorney General Clarifies Safe Harbor Under Earned Sick Time Law June 11, 2015 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Foley Hoag Climate Update: June 2015 June 8, 2015 Carine Le Roy-Gleizes White Paper
Supreme Court Decides Employers Must Make Religious Accommodations Regardless of Knowledge of Need for Accommodation June 3, 2015 Michael L. Rosen, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
BVI FATCA Compliance Deadlines Extended June 3, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10 Extension Until June 30, 2015 June 1, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Michael N. Glanz The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Rejects Good-Faith Belief of Invalidity Defense to Claims of Inducement of Patent Infringement May 29, 2015 Claire Laporte, Jeremy A. Younkin Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Radically Revamps Regulation A - Part 3 May 26, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Kate Leonard Securities Alert
SEC Proposes Rules Imposing Additional Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Investment Advisers May 22, 2015 Robert G. Sawyer, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
Cayman Islands FATCA Compliance Deadlines Extended Again May 22, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
SEC Radically Revamps Regulation A - Part 2 May 21, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Jeremy Arak Securities Alert
SEC Radically Revamps Regulation A - Part 1 May 19, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Brendan Burke Securities Alert
Attorney General Announces 6-Month “Safe Harbor” Under Earned Sick Time Law May 18, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
The First, First Circuit Court to Opine on a Newman Challenge May 18, 2015 Business Crimes Alert
Direct Infringement Has Its Turn in the Limelight May 15, 2015 Claire Laporte, Marco J. Quina Intellectual Property Alert
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10 FAQs for Private Fund Filers Available May 14, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Michael N. Glanz The Foley Adviser
Cayman Islands Extend FATCA Compliance Deadlines May 12, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Foley Hoag Climate Negotiations Tracker Document: May 2015 May 12, 2015 Carine Le Roy-Gleizes White Paper
FBAR Filing Deadline Approaching May 12, 2015 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley, Abigail Roy Taxation Alert
Surprise Bills Laws Enacted in California and New York May 12, 2015 Colin J. Zick, Andrew M. London Healthcare Alert
Updated Filing Requirements in Connection with U.S. Inbound and Outbound Investment May 12, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Michael N. Glanz The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Authorizes “Barebones” Court Review of the EEOC’s Conciliation Efforts April 30, 2015 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
FATCA Compliance Deadline Reminder – Cayman Islands April 29, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
SEC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance Update for Investment Advisers April 29, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Legislation Proposes Cost Disclosures and Price Caps for Prescription Drugs April 28, 2015 Pat A. Cerundolo, Colin J. Zick, Andrew M. London Healthcare Alert
Massachusetts Attorney General Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding Earned Sick Time Law April 27, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts SJC Rules that Taxicab Drivers Are Independent Contractors Under the Wage Act April 23, 2015 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
Venture Perspectives: Third Quarter 2014 April 21, 2015 Matthew S. Eckert, Jonathan S. Romiti, Sara Mattern, Jeremy Arak Venture Perspectives
FATCA: Upcoming Compliance Deadlines for Non-U.S. Financial Institutions April 16, 2015 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Third Circuit Lets Wal-Mart Exclude Firearms Proposal Under the “Ordinary Business Operations” Exception April 15, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies the Lawfulness of No Tipping Policies April 10, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
Product Liability Update April 7, 2015 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Now's the Time to Review Your OFAC Compliance Program April 7, 2015 Gwendolyn Wilber Jaramillo, Colin J. Zick, Michael N. Glanz, Shrutih V. Tewarie Trade Sanctions and Export Controls Alert
2014 Tax Reporting April 6, 2015 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley, Abigail Roy Taxation Alert
Employing Workers in Massachusetts: A Guide for Emerging Companies April 6, 2015 Michael L. Rosen eBook
SEC Charges KBR, Inc. with Using a Confidentiality Agreement that Could "Chill" Whistleblowing April 6, 2015 Paul Bork Securities Enforcement Alert
Supreme Court Decides Omnicare April 6, 2015 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Kate Leonard Securities Alert
Supreme Court Sets New Standard Governing Employer’s Obligation to Accommodate Pregnant Workers March 26, 2015 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Liability for Commercial Speech: A Guide to False Advertising, Commercial Disparagement, and Related Claims March 23, 2015 Julia Huston eBook
Supreme Court Authorizes the DOL to Change its Interpretative Guidance without Public Input March 10, 2015 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
Divided Federal Circuit Panel Upholds Patent Office’s “Broadest Reasonable Interpretation” Standard for Construing Claims in Post-Grant Review February 23, 2015 Barbara A. Fiacco, Donald R. Ware, Sarah S. Burg Intellectual Property Alert
Update on President Obama’s Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection February 19, 2015 Colin J. Zick, Jeremy W. Meisinger, Christopher Cifrino Privacy and Data Security Alert
Venture Perspectives: Second Quarter 2014 February 18, 2015 Matthew S. Eckert, Jonathan S. Romiti, Sara Mattern Venture Perspectives
SEC Proposes Rules for Hedging Disclosure February 17, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Kathryn Manza Securities Alert
SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Releases Cybersecurity Examination Sweep Summary of Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers February 5, 2015 Catherine M. Anderson, Kate Leonard The Foley Adviser
CFTC 4.13(a)(3) Annual Affirmations Due March 2 February 3, 2015 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Amendments to Strengthen Prohibitions Against Trafficking February 2, 2015 Sarah A. Altschuller Corporate Social Responsibility
RICO Indictment of NECC Executives for Acts of Second-Degree Murder January 26, 2015 Daniel J. Procaccini Business Crimes Perspectives
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on General Wellness Products January 23, 2015 Colin J. Zick, Paul T. Kim Life Sciences Alert
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Medical Device Accessories January 23, 2015 Colin J. Zick, Paul T. Kim Life Sciences Alert
Supreme Court Calls for Greater Deference to District Court Claim Construction January 22, 2015 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco, Jeremy A. Younkin Intellectual Property Alert
Life Sciences Legal Forecast: 2014 Compliance Issues Keeping Executives Up at Night January 20, 2015 White Paper
Delaware Chancery Court Concludes Indemnification and Other Provisions of a Merger Agreement Are Not Enforceable Against Non-Consenting Stockholders January 20, 2015 John D. Hancock, Peter M. Rosenblum, Joseph J. Basile Published Article
Important Deadlines and Reminders for Investment Advisers, Exempt Reporting Advisers, Commodity Trading Advisors and Commodity Pool Operators January 16, 2015 Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update January 15, 2015 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
New Parental Leave Law Expands the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act January 9, 2015 Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Proposes New Exchange Act Registration Thresholds and Changes to Certain “Held of Record” Definitions January 7, 2015 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Jonathan S. Romiti Securities Alert
Second Circuit Issues Landmark Decision Limiting Insider Trading Liability of "Remote Tippees" December 19, 2014 Matthew C. Baltay, Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
National Labor Relations Board Issues Final Rule on So-Called “Quickie Elections” December 18, 2014 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Federal Circuit’s Sandoz v. Amgen Decision Forecloses Early Declaratory Judgment Suits by Biosimilars Applicants December 16, 2014 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco Intellectual Property Alert
NLRB Rules that Employees Have a Right to Use Employers’ Email Systems for Non-Business Purposes December 12, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Decides No Pay Owed for Amazon Warehouse Security Checks December 11, 2014 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
New Rule Permits CMS to Revoke Medicare Billing Privileges for Providers/Suppliers with “Pattern or Practice” of Denied Claims December 10, 2014 Colin J. Zick, Brian P. Carey Healthcare Alert
FATCA Compliance Deadlines for December 2014 December 3, 2014 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Reminder: Renewal and Notice Filing Fees for Investment Advisers Due by December 12 November 12, 2014 Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Voters Approve Earned Sick Time Law November 5, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
Department of Education Issues Final Regulations on Campus Sex Offense Reporting and Training, While Leaving Some Key Issues Unresolved October 22, 2014 Education Alert
Product Liability Update October 14, 2014 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
SEC Continues Its “Strict Liability” Enforcement Campaigns, Focusing on Filing Failures and Rule 105 Violations September 17, 2014 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Enforcement Alert
CFTC Issues Exemptive Relief to Harmonize with JOBS Act Amendments to Regulation D and Rule 144A September 11, 2014 Robert G. Sawyer, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
Molecular Diagnostics Clinical Utility Strategy: A Six-Part Framework September 8, 2014 eBook
SEC ALJ Rules Revocations and Bars Are “Penalties” Subject to Five-Year Statute of Limitations in Section 2462 September 5, 2014 Securities Enforcement Alert
Republican State Parties Challenge SEC’s Pay-to-Play Rule August 15, 2014 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Enacts Domestic Violence Leave for Employees August 12, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
FDA Unveils Anticipated Draft Guidance for the Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Tests August 4, 2014 Paul T. Kim Life Sciences Alert
Product Liability Update July 23, 2014 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Cayman Islands Directors Registration and Licensing Law: CIMA Requires Registration or Licensing of Fund Directors by September 3 (Including Directors Employed by Fund’s Investment Manager) July 22, 2014 Jeffrey D. Collins, Tiffany Ann Ford, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
SEC Issues Staff Legal Bulletin No. 20: Clarifying Disclosure Requirements For Proxy Advisory Firms July 21, 2014 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Fifth Circuit Issues Important Ruling on Affirmative Action in Higher Education July 18, 2014 Dean Richlin Education Alert
SEC Issues Interpretive Advice About Verification Safe Harbors Under Rule 506(c) July 17, 2014 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Federal Court Holds Manufacturer of Investigational Drug and Medical Device Responsible for Clinical Trial Investigator’s Allegedly Inadequate Informed Consent Form July 16, 2014 David R. Geiger Life Sciences Alert
The Future of Coverage and Payment for Personalized Medicine Diagnostics July 10, 2014 eBook
IRS Releases Streamlined Application for Tax-Exempt Status July 8, 2014 Nonprofit Alert
Closely Held Corporations May Not Have to Provide Employees Contraceptive Coverage Due to Religious Objections July 1, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Allows Closely Held Corporations to Invoke Religious Objections Against Providing Employee Contraceptive Coverage July 1, 2014 Thomas Barker, Tad Heuer Healthcare Alert
U. S. Supreme Court Clarifies Fiduciaries’ Duty of Prudence Under ERISA In Connection with Employee Stock Ownership Plans June 30, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Rules Recess Appointments of NLRB Members Unconstitutional June 27, 2014 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Increases the Minimum Wage and Reforms Unemployment Insurance June 27, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes to Change Rule Regarding Who Is a Same-Sex Spouse under the FMLA June 26, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Enacts New Biosimilars Substitution Law June 25, 2014 Pat A. Cerundolo, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
Supreme Court Holds that Technical Differences Don’t Save Aereo From Infringement Liability June 25, 2014 David A. Kluft Intellectual Property Alert
Supreme Court Revises Rules for Private Securities Class Actions June 25, 2014 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
What Did the Court Really Say About Patent Eligibility? June 23, 2014 Philip C. Swain, Claire Laporte, Barbara A. Fiacco, Rajesh Vallabh, Philip S. Choi, Ph.D. Intellectual Property Alert
Massachusetts Conducting Cybersecurity Practices Survey of Massachusetts-Registered Investment Advisers June 18, 2014 Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Decision Invites More Challenges to Patent Claims as Indefinite June 5, 2014 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco, Sarah S. Burg Intellectual Property Alert
DC District Court Strikes Down 340B Orphan Drug Rule June 5, 2014 Thomas Barker Life Sciences Alert
Divided Infringement Steps into the Limelight June 5, 2014 Claire Laporte, Marco J. Quina, Kevin J. Conroy Intellectual Property Alert
Employer Can Be Liable for Negligently Terminating an Employee Based on Co-Worker’s Discriminatory Conduct June 3, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
SJC Upholds Charitable Property Tax Exemption for Land Conservation Organization May 22, 2014 Tad Heuer Nonprofit Alert
FBAR Filing Deadline Approaching May 16, 2014 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley, Abigail Roy Taxation Alert
IRS Reminds Tax-Exempt Organizations About Important Filing Deadline May 6, 2014 Nonprofit Alert
Supreme Court Rulings Will Make Fee Awards More Likely in IP Cases April 30, 2014 Barbara A. Fiacco, Marco J. Quina Intellectual Property Alert
Guidance About Title IX: White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault Releases its First Report April 30, 2014 Education Alert
First Circuit Holds that Variable “Per Diem” Payments May be Part of an Employee’s Regular Rate of Pay for Calculating Overtime April 29, 2014 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Issues Risk Alert on Cybersecurity Initiative for Investment Advisers April 24, 2014 Catherine M. Anderson, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
Federal Appeals Court Largely Upholds Conflict Minerals Rules April 23, 2014 Matthew C. Baltay, Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Supreme Court Ruling Exposes Continuing Division on Use of Race in Higher Education Admissions April 22, 2014 Dean Richlin Education Alert
Venture Perspectives - New England Outlook: First Quarter 2014 April 21, 2014 Matthew S. Eckert Venture Perspectives
Indigenous Peoples' Rights and the Role of Free, Prior and Informed Consent April 18, 2014 Amy K. Lehr Corporate Social Responsibility
Bootstrapping: The Independent Route to Attracting Investors April 17, 2014 Meredith A. Haviland Datasheet
FDA Finalizes the FDASIA Health IT Report April 15, 2014 FDA Alert
Venture Perspectives - New England Edition: Fourth Quarter and Year 2013 April 14, 2014 Matthew S. Eckert Venture Perspectives
FATCA: Initial Registration Deadline Extended April 7, 2014 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Summary of Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule Reform Provisions in the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 April 3, 2014 Brian P. Carey Healthcare Alert
Product Liability Update April 1, 2014 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
FATCA: Crunch Time (April 25th Deadline is Imminent) March 28, 2014 Christopher R. K. Cawley, Nicola Lemay The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Finds that Severance Pay is Wages for Purposes of Payroll Taxes March 27, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Issues No-Action Letter on the Definition of Knowledgeable Employee March 20, 2014 Robert G. Sawyer, Jeffrey D. Collins, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
Women Entrepreneurs Need to Ask More March 17, 2014 Datasheet
SEC Enforcement of Rule 105: The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ March 10, 2014 Securities Enforcement Alert
New Proposals to Tax Carried Interest as Ordinary Income Garner Bipartisan Support March 6, 2014 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Private Company Employees Who Blow the Whistle on Public Company Fraud Are Protected from Retaliation March 6, 2014 Allison Anderson Employment and Securities Litigation Alert
USCIS Will Begin Accepting New H-1B Filings on April 1 for Fiscal Year 2015 February 26, 2014 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
FATCA: With Deadlines Looming, the Time to Act is Now February 26, 2014 Christopher R. K. Cawley, Nicola Lemay The Foley Adviser
SEC No-Action Letter Allows Certain Kinds of “M&A Brokers” to Avoid Broker-Dealer Registration Under the Exchange Act February 24, 2014 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Employer Shared Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act February 14, 2014 Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Issues Risk Alert on Investment Advisers’ Due Diligence Processes for Selecting Alternative Investments February 11, 2014 Tiffany Ann Ford, Jennifer M. Macarchuk The Foley Adviser
CFTC 4.13(a)(3) Annual Affirmations Due March 3, 2014 February 11, 2014 Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
SEC Releases Proposed Rule Amendments to Regulation A February 10, 2014 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Venture Perspectives - New England Outlook: Third Quarter 2013 February 5, 2014 Matthew S. Eckert Venture Perspectives
Recent Decision on Temporary Disability Under the ADA Should Give Employers Pause February 3, 2014 Allison Anderson Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Approach to Donning-and-Doffing Cases Under the FLSA January 31, 2014 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
FDA Publishes New Guidance on Letters from Manufacturers to Health Care Providers January 29, 2014 Paul T. Kim Healthcare Alert
Important Dates and Reminders for Investment Advisers, Exempt Reporting Advisers, Commodity Trading Advisors and Commodity Pool Operators January 27, 2014 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
FDA is Soliciting Comments on Improving the Quality of ANDA Submissions January 27, 2014 Paul T. Kim Life Sciences Alert
SJC Case Could Result in Loss of Property Tax Exemptions for Certain Conservation Land January 16, 2014 Nonprofit Alert
Product Liability Update January 15, 2014 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
NLRB Drops Its Pursuit of Notice-Posting Rule January 13, 2014 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Proposes Changes to Six Protected Class Rule under Medicare Part D January 10, 2014 Thomas Barker, Ross Margulies Healthcare Alert
Massachusetts DOER Releases Draft SREC II Regulations January 10, 2014 Mark A. Barnett, Zachary Gerson, Adam Wade Energy and Cleantech Alert
Massachusetts Attorney General Report on Charity CEO Compensation Reviews Pay Practices and Introduces New Reporting Form January 8, 2014 Nonprofit Alert
Massachusetts “Tech Tax” Abatement Applications Due December 31, 2013 December 18, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
100 Percent Tax Exemption for Gain on Certain Qualified Small Business Stock Expiring at Year End December 12, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
The Drug Supply Chain Security Act Timeline December 11, 2013 Paul T. Kim FDA Alert
Policy Statement Released Concerning the Custody Rule for Massachusetts-Registered Investment Advisers December 10, 2013 Catherine M. Anderson, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
Reminder: Renewal and Notice Filing Fees for Investment Advisers Due by December 13 December 9, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
Equity Crowdfunding Under Federal Law: Intermediaries November 19, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Equity Crowdfunding Under Federal Law: Issuers November 19, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
SEC Clarifies Application of Qualified Client Test for Related Advisers November 11, 2013 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Important Changes Relating to Section 125 Plans May Require Immediate Action November 7, 2013 Teresa A. Martland Labor and Employment Alert
New IRS Rule Affecting Hospitality Employers Takes Effect January 1, 2014 November 1, 2013 Jeffrey H. Lerer Labor and Employment Alert
Reminder -- Compliance Date for Identity Theft Red Flags Rules is November 20, 2013 October 28, 2013 Catherine M. Anderson, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
Venture Perspectives - New England Outlook: Second Quarter 2013 October 28, 2013 Matthew S. Eckert Venture Perspectives
SEC: Zero Tolerance for Short Selling Violations October 18, 2013 Robert G. Sawyer, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
The Massachusetts Securities Division Settlement with Citigroup: What Does It Mean? October 10, 2013 Caroline Donovan Business Crimes Alert
Massachusetts Nonprofit Annual Reports Due November 1, 2013 October 8, 2013 Adrienne Ellman Nonprofit Alert
Massachusetts "Tech Tax" Repealed October 2, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
FDA Releases Final Guidance on the Regulation of Mobile Medical Applications October 1, 2013 Colin J. Zick Life Sciences Alert
Product Liability Update October 1, 2013 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
SEC Proposes Rules for Pay Ratio Disclosure September 30, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Jennifer V. Audeh Securities Alert
The U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Education Release New Information About Using Race in Higher Education September 30, 2013 Education Alert
New Form PR Quarterly Filing Requirement Now in Effect for CTAs September 27, 2013 Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
SEC Issues National Exam Program Risk Alert Regarding Investment Advisers’ Business Continuity Plans September 20, 2013 Robert G. Sawyer, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
Reminder: Private Fund Due Diligence Required to Comply with “Bad Actor” Provisions Under Rule 506 Which Take Effect Monday, September 23, 2013 September 19, 2013 Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
SEC Comments Regarding Current Hedge Fund Priorities September 18, 2013 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Delaware Court Issues Important Trados Decision Delineating Director Duties in Sale of Venture-Backed Company September 17, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Matthew C. Baltay Securities Alert
Massachusetts "Tech Tax" Payment and Reporting Due Dates Deferred September 17, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
2013-2014: Evolving Challenges for Value-Priced LDTs September 13, 2013 White Paper
Is Medicare Zero for Three? Diagnostics Policy Proposals for CY2014 September 13, 2013 White Paper
Massachusetts Lawmakers Plan to Repeal the New “Tech Tax” on Computer System Design and Software Modification Services September 13, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
FATCA Registration Now Available August 23, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
SJC Holds that Massachusetts Wage Act Is Not Intended to be Sole Remedy for Recovery of Unpaid Wages Under State Law August 19, 2013 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Makes it Harder for Employees to Bring Suits Under Title VII August 15, 2013 Education Alert
SEC Offers Custody Rule Relief to Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds August 5, 2013 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
SEC Proposes Amendments to Regulation D, Form D and Rule 156 August 5, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Computer System Design and Software Modification Services Now Subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% Sales and Use Tax August 1, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Earl W. Mellott Taxation Alert
Delaware Corporation Law Amended to Eliminate Need for Stockholder Approval of Back-End Merger following Successful Tender Offer August 1, 2013 Peter M. Rosenblum, Gabrielle A. Bernstein Business Alert
Product Liability Update July 31, 2013 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Federal District Court Upholds the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rules July 29, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Matthew C. Baltay Securities Alert
SEC Adopts "Bad Actor" Disqualification for Rule 506 Private Placement Offerings July 23, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Delaware Enacts Benefit Corporation Legislation July 23, 2013 Business Alert
SEC Removes Ban on General Solicitation in Rule 506 and Rule 144A, But Problems Remain July 22, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds That Chapter 151B Prohibits Associational Discrimination July 22, 2013 Labor and Employment Alert
Delaware Corporation Law Statute Amended to Provide for Ratification and Validation of Defective Corporate Acts July 18, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Erica Rice Securities Alert
Federal Court Strikes Down SEC Resource Extraction Rule July 17, 2013 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Matthew C. Baltay Securities Alert
FATCA Timeline and Registration Delayed July 15, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Delaware Chancery Court Upholds Forum Selection Bylaws July 15, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork Securities Alert
SEC Passes Final Rules Implementing JOBS Act Amendments to Regulation D July 12, 2013 Robert G. Sawyer, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Obama Administration Delays Implementation of Key Employer Requirements Under the ACA July 9, 2013 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Venture Perspectives: New England Edition - First Quarter 2013 July 8, 2013 Matthew S. Eckert Venture Perspectives
Supreme Court Finds DOMA to Be Unconstitutional -- Impact on Employers Explained July 3, 2013 Labor and Employment Alert
Recent Supreme Court Cases Raise Bar for Plaintiffs Under Title VII July 2, 2013 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Federal Circuit Holds that A Good-Faith Belief in Patent Invalidity Is a Defense to Claims of Inducing Patent Infringement June 28, 2013 Barbara A. Fiacco Intellectual Property Alert
FATCA Compliance for Investment Fund Managers, Part Three June 26, 2013 Christopher R. K. Cawley, Nicola Lemay The Foley Adviser
Swap Users Take Note: March 2013 DF Protocol Deadline is July 1, 2013 June 25, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Out-of-State Workers May Sue under Massachusetts Wage Act June 21, 2013 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
First Completed Review Under AIA Procedures Confirms the Patent Office as an Efficient Alternative to District Court Litigation June 21, 2013 DeAnn F. Smith Intellectual Property Alert
FBAR Filing Deadline Imminent June 20, 2013 Christopher R. K. Cawley, Nicola Lemay Taxation Alert
Recent Decision by Massachusetts’ Highest Court Removes Barriers to Wage Claims June 19, 2013 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
So Now What? Implications of the Supreme Court’s Myriad Ruling June 17, 2013 Claire Laporte, Hathaway Pease Russell, Marco J. Quina Intellectual Property Alert
MA Highest Court Decides that Managers at LLCs Can Be Individually Liable For Wage Act Violations June 14, 2013 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Appeals Court Takes Expansive View of Retaliation Under the Wage Act June 12, 2013 Labor and Employment Alert
Out-of-State Workers May Bring Suit under Massachusetts Independent Contractor Statute May 31, 2013 Christopher Feudo, Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Closely Watched Appeals Court Ruling Provides Limited Guidance on Future of Computer and Software Patents May 31, 2013 Philip C. Swain Intellectual Property Alert
SEC and CFTC Jointly Adopt Identity Theft Red Flags Rules Applicable to Investment Advisers and Others May 28, 2013 Catherine M. Anderson, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
UK Treasury Plans to Extend AIFMD Transition Period for Non-UK Fund Managers May 20, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
D.C. Circuit Strikes Down NLRB’s Notice-Posting Rule May 17, 2013 Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
FATCA Compliance for Investment Fund Managers, Part Two May 13, 2013 Christopher R. K. Cawley, Nicola Lemay The Foley Adviser
First Deadline Approaching for NYSE and Nasdaq Listed Companies to Comply with New Compensation Committee Rules May 9, 2013 Dean F. Hanley, Paul Bork, Jennifer V. Audeh Securities Alert
JOBS Act Eases IPO Process and Public Reporting Requirements for Emerging Growth Companies April 27, 2013 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
The New I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form Has Finally Been Published April 26, 2013 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
Product Liability Update April 23, 2013 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Reminder: Deadline for Form PF Annual Filers is April 30, 2013 April 16, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
President Obama's 2014 Budget Proposes to Tax Carried Interest as Ordinary Income April 11, 2013 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
All Fund Managers Marketing in the European Union Must Take Note: First Deadline Under European Union Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive Is Approaching April 9, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
SEC Decides That Companies May Use Social Media April 8, 2013 Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
Information Reporting for US Entities with Interests in Foreign Financial Assets Delayed April 3, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
DF Protocol Deadline is May 1, 2013 April 2, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
FATCA Compliance for Investment Fund Managers, Part One April 2, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Recent Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Key Principles Concerning Withdrawal from Criminal Conspiracies March 29, 2013 Business Crimes Alert
Venture Perspectives - New England Edition: Fourth Quarter and Year 2012 March 25, 2013 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
Reminder: Deadline for Obtaining CFTC Interim Compliance Identifier for Parties Trading in Swaps March 22, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Reminder: Form ADV Annual Amendment Due April 1 March 21, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
Recent Decisions Illustrate Strict Interpretation of Massachusetts Wage Act March 18, 2013 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Extended Compliance Deadlines for Clearing of iTraxx CDS Indices March 8, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
The Supreme Court Holds that the “Discovery Rule” Does Not Apply to SEC Enforcement Actions for Financial Penalties and Affirms the Dismissal of SEC Claims as Time-Barred March 7, 2013 Business Crimes Alert
Sequestration Reduces Treasury Grant Awards to Renewable Energy Projects by 8.7 Percent March 6, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Adam Wade Energy and Cleantech Alert
Reading Tea Leaves After the Supreme Court’s Amgen Securities Litigation Decision March 6, 2013 Paul Bork, Matthew C. Baltay Securities Alert
Reminder: Upcoming Deadlines for Clearing Requirements for Certain Swaps March 4, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
SEC Releases 2013 Examination Priorities March 1, 2013 Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
CFTC 4.13(a)(3) Annual Affirmations Due by March 1st February 25, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
Increased Risk of FCPA Prosecution of Foreign National Executives of U.S. Issuers February 19, 2013 Anthony D. Mirenda, Gare A. Smith, Sarah A. Altschuller Business Crimes Alert
The Physician Payment Sunshine Act Final Rule February 8, 2013 Colin J. Zick, Pat A. Cerundolo, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
Product Liability Update January 31, 2013 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Product Liability Update January 31, 2013 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
D.C. Circuit Rules Recess Appointments of NLRB Members Unconstitutional, Calling Into Question Hundreds of NLRB Decisions January 31, 2013 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Christopher Feudo Labor and Employment Alert
Form PC Revisions and Other Areas of Focus on Charities January 31, 2013 Nonprofit Alert
Massachusetts Securities Division Sending Letters Requiring Documentation from MA Exempt Reporting Advisers January 31, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
US Department of Labor Postpones Affordable Care Acts Employer Health Insurance Notice Requirement January 29, 2013 Labor and Employment Alert
Important Dates and Reminders January 25, 2013 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
Key Elements of the New "Omnibus" HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations January 24, 2013 Colin J. Zick Healthcare Alert
EEOC's New Strategic Enforcement Plan Highlights Emphasis on Systemic Discrimination Cases January 16, 2013 Labor and Employment Alert
Congress Extends the 100% Tax Exemption for Gain on Certain Qualified Small Business Stock January 14, 2013 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
Venture Perspectives Third Quarter 2012 January 14, 2013 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
FICA Tax "Holiday" Ends With 2012 January 3, 2013 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
NLRB Confirms that Comments Posted on Social Media May Be Entitled to Protection January 2, 2013 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Court Issues Important Ruling on Releases of Wage Act Claims December 19, 2012 Christopher Feudo, Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Second Circuit Vacates Conviction Against Sales Representative for Off-Label Promotion December 5, 2012 Litigation Alert
Massachusetts DPH Finalizes Revised “Gift Ban” Regulations November 26, 2012 Pat A. Cerundolo, Colin J. Zick, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
Recent CFTC Changes and Looming Deadlines November 16, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Guidance Released November 15, 2012 Anthony D. Mirenda Business Crimes Alert
Massachusetts Secretary of State Releases Guidance on Benefit Corporations November 9, 2012 Nonprofit Alert
What Every Employer Should Know About the Affordable Care Act (ACA) November 8, 2012 Thomas Barker eBook
SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule Challenged October 25, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Brandon F. White, Matthew C. Baltay Securities Alert
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Sues SEC to Overturn Controversial Dodd-Frank Resource Extraction Rule October 18, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Brandon F. White, Matthew C. Baltay Securities Alert
NYSE and NASDAQ Propose Listing Standards for Compensation Committees and Compensation Advisers October 9, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Jennifer V. Audeh Securities Alert
Product Liability Update October 2, 2012 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Massachusetts Nonprofit Annual Reports Due November 1, 2012 October 2, 2012 Nonprofit Alert
Preparing for Compliance with SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule: Challenges Ahead! October 2, 2012 Sarah A. Altschuller, Robert W. Sweet, Jr., Amy K. Lehr Corporate Social Responsibility
Venture Perspectives Second Quarter 2012 October 1, 2012 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
Federal Legislation Introduced to Support Nonprofit Organizations Improve Energy Efficiency September 28, 2012 Nonprofit Alert
Beware of Misleading Trademark Solicitations September 25, 2012 Joshua S. Jarvis Trademark Alert
The Comments Are In: Stakeholders Categorize Genomic Tests September 25, 2012 eBook
Massachusetts DPH Proposes Revised Gift Ban Regulations September 20, 2012 Pat A. Cerundolo, Colin J. Zick, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
SEC Proposes JOBS Act Amendments To Rule 506 And Rule 144A To Remove Ban On General Solicitation September 11, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Erica Rice Securities Alert
DOJ Takes New Tack on Hospital Recoupments: Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators September 4, 2012 Colin J. Zick, Dean Richlin Litigation Alert
Massachusetts DPU Order 11-11-C Imposes New Restrictions on Private Net Metering Solar Projects at 2MW August 27, 2012 Adam Wade Energy Technology and Renewables Update
SEC Issues Long-Delayed Rule on Conflict Minerals August 27, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
New Law Imposes Obligations on Staffing Agencies in Massachusetts August 21, 2012 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Passes Legislation Recognizing Benefit Corporations August 17, 2012 Business Alert
New Massachusetts Energy Bill to Affect Markets August 3, 2012 Energy Technology and Renewables Update
Product Liability Update July 26, 2012 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
August 3 Deadline Approaching for Compliance with New Massachusetts Investment Adviser Registration/Exemption Requirements July 18, 2012 Meredith A. Haviland, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
The Tempest Continues, Fee Schedules in Collision July 13, 2012 eBook
Massachusetts Gift Ban Narrowed to Allow Meals During Education Programs July 9, 2012 Pat A. Cerundolo, Colin J. Zick, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
Legislature Approves State Budget June 29, 2012 Kevin C. Conroy Nonprofit Alert
Summary of Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Opinion June 28, 2012 Thomas Barker, Brian P. Carey, Tad Heuer Government Strategies Alert
SEC Adopts Rules Requiring Listing Standards for Compensation Committees and Compensation Advisers June 26, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Jennifer V. Audeh Securities Alert
Supreme Court Clarifies the Application of the FLSA Outside Sales Exemption for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Rights June 22, 2012 Labor and Employment Alert
FBAR Update: Extended Deadlines, E-Filing Option and New IRS Form 8938 June 15, 2012 The Foley Adviser
SEC Extends Compliance Date on Pay to Play Solicitor Ban June 12, 2012 Robert G. Sawyer, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
New DOL 408(b)(2) Rules Require Disclosures By Investment Managers To Their ERISA Plan Clients June 11, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Teresa A. Martland The Foley Adviser
Venture Perspectives First Quarter 2012 June 6, 2012 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
Massachusetts Senate Adopts Budget Amendment Barring Compensation of Directors of Public Charities Without Approval from the Attorney General May 25, 2012 Kevin C. Conroy Nonprofit Alert
Massachusetts Senate Considering Budget Amendment Limiting Compensation of Directors and Officers of Public Charities May 21, 2012 Kevin C. Conroy Nonprofit Alert
Federal Judge Reconsiders Securities Claims Against GE And Identifies Three Categories Of Statements That Are Not Actionable Under Federal Securities Laws May 16, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Brandon F. White Securities Alert
JOBS Act Establishes New Thresholds for Registration Under the Exchange Act May 9, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
CMS Delays Sunshine Act Data Collection Until 2013 May 8, 2012 Colin J. Zick, Pat A. Cerundolo, Tad Heuer Privacy and Data Security Alert
CSR and Human Rights: Best Practices and Important Trends May 4, 2012 Sarah A. Altschuller Corporate Social Responsibility
JOBS Act Client Alert – Rules 506 of Regulation D and 144A May 2, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Erica Rice Securities Alert
JOBS Act – Small Company Capital Formation – Regulation A+ April 24, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
The JOBS Act: Implications for Private Fund Advisers April 24, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer, Gabrielle A. Bernstein The Foley Adviser
CFTC Repeals Rule 4.13(a)(4) Exemption from Registration and Amends Rule 4.13(a)(3) April 19, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Court of Appeals Enjoins Implementation of NLRB Rule Regarding Notices About Workers' Rights April 19, 2012 Labor and Employment Alert
Crowdfunding: A New Way to Raise Capital Or A Cut-Back in Investor Protection? April 19, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
Product Liability Update April 19, 2012 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Supreme Court Provides Guidance on Section 16(b) Statute of Limitations April 13, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
Heightened Pleading Standards in Securities Fraud Class Actions April 11, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, Brandon F. White Securities Alert
Carrots and Sticks: New USPTO Initiative Encourages More Efficient Patent Examination April 10, 2012 Dana M. Gordon, Ph.D. Intellectual Property Alert
First FBAR, Now FATCA: New Information Reporting Requirements for U.S. Taxpayers with Foreign Financial Assets April 9, 2012 Nicola Lemay, Christopher R. K. Cawley Taxation Alert
JOBS Act Will Significantly Relax Restrictions on Capital Raising April 6, 2012 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
Massachusetts Legislative Committee Approves Legislation Expanding Regulatory Oversight of Healthcare Organizations March 23, 2012 Kevin C. Conroy Nonprofit Alert
Cayman Islands Master Fund Registration Deadline Extended March 21, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
$200M Suit by Hedge Funds Dismissed as Beyond the Reach of Section 10(b) March 19, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Cayman Islands Master Fund Registration Update March 16, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
IRS and US Treasury Release Proposed Regulations under FATCA - Important Steps Required by Fund Managers March 16, 2012 Nicola Lemay Taxation Alert
Paid Sick Leave Bill May be on Move in Massachusetts March 15, 2012 Jonathan A. Keselenko, Kevin C. Conroy Labor and Employment Alert
Enforcing Medicaid's Entitlement Still Uncertain in the Wake of the Supreme Court's Douglas Decision March 5, 2012 Thomas Barker, Maia M. Larsson, Ross Margulies Healthcare Alert
Venture Perspectives Fourth Quarter 2011 February 29, 2012 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
IRS And US Treasury Release Proposed Regulations Under FATCA February 28, 2012 Christopher R. K. Cawley The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Securities Division Adopts New Investment Adviser Regulations February 17, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Charitable Giving Initiative Under Consideration by Massachusetts Legislature February 14, 2012 Kevin C. Conroy Nonprofit Alert
CFTC Eliminates Rule 4.13(a)(4) Exemption From Registration February 10, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
FDA's Draft Guidance on Scientific Considerations in Demonstrating Biosimilarity February 10, 2012 Paul T. Kim, Barbara A. Fiacco, Donald R. Ware Government Strategies Alert
HHS-DOL-Treasury Summary of Benefits and Coverage and Uniform Glossary Final Rule | Summary 021012 February 10, 2012 Thomas Barker, Maia M. Larsson Government Strategies Alert
Massachusetts Joins 49 State Mortgage Settlement February 10, 2012 Kevin C. Conroy Government Strategies Alert
FDA Releases Long-Awaited Draft Guidances on Biosimilar Product Development February 9, 2012 Paul T. Kim, Barbara A. Fiacco, Donald R. Ware Government Strategies Alert
Massachusetts Data Security Law and Regulations-Service Provider Grandfather Provision expires March 1, 2012 January 31, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Secretary of State Adopts New Regulations for Investment Advisers in Response to Dodd-Frank Act January 31, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
IRS Releases Revised Form 990 With Changes Affecting Joint Ventures, Compensation and Hospitals January 30, 2012 Nonprofit Alert
Product Liability Update January 26, 2012 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Investment Adviser Important Dates and Reminders January 25, 2012 Peter M. Rosenblum, Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
Deadlines Loom for Advisers Required to Register under Dodd-Frank or Become an Exempt Reporting Adviser January 19, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
SEC Issues Guidance On Use of Social Media by Investment Advisers January 13, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Jennifer V. Audeh The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Secretary of State Proposes Amended New Regulations for Investment Advisers in response to Dodd-Frank Act January 12, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Catherine M. Anderson The Foley Adviser
NLRB Finds Arbitration Provision Banning Class and Collective Actions to be Unlawful January 11, 2012 Labor and Employment Alert
Venture Perspectives Third Quarter 2011 January 11, 2012 David A. Broadwin, David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts: Civility Chapter January 10, 2012 Michael B. Keating eBook
New Low-Fee Search Option and Expedited Examination for US-Based International Patent Applications January 9, 2012 Dana M. Gordon, Ph.D. Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Issues Final Rule on Net Worth Standard For Accredited Investors January 3, 2012 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
Private Equity Funds and SBICs January 1, 2012 Bruce A. Kinn Datasheet
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Extractive Sector January 1, 2012 Gare A. Smith, Sarah A. Altschuller, Amy K. Lehr Datasheet
Life Sciences and Government Strategies January 1, 2012 Paul T. Kim, Thomas Barker Datasheet
Patent Considerations in Drug Development Agreements: 2012 and Beyond January 1, 2012 Datasheet
Video Games and Interactive Media January 1, 2012 Alexander J. Aber, Earl W. Mellott Datasheet
CMS Releases Proposed “Sunshine” Physician Payment Reporting Rule for Drug and Device Manufacturers December 16, 2011 Colin J. Zick, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
Connecticut Mandates Paid Sick Leave For Service Workers December 15, 2011 Jonathan A. Keselenko Labor and Employment Alert
Qualified Small Business - 100% Tax Exemption Set to Expire at Year End December 5, 2011 Nicola Lemay Taxation Alert
Massachusetts Enacts Law Prohibiting Discrimination Against Transgendered Individuals December 2, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
Business Crimes Perspectives - November 2011 November 30, 2011 Anthony D. Mirenda Business Crimes Perspectives
Genes, Coding, and Bold Action? November 15, 2011 eBook
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act November 15, 2011 Thomas Barker, Brian P. Carey, Tad Heuer Healthcare Alert
Tempest in the Melting Pot: Genomics Reimbursement in 2012 November 2, 2011 eBook
Renewable Energy Developers Stand to Benefit from MassDEP’s Efforts to Streamline Regulatory Requirements October 27, 2011 Seth D. Jaffe, Zachary Gerson Energy Technology and Renewables Update
Federal Appeals Court Requires Insurers to Defend Patent Infringement Suit Under Standard Commercial Liability Policies October 25, 2011 Martin C. Pentz Intellectual Property Alert
Ten Features of the New Patent Law Patent Applicants Should Know October 18, 2011 Donald R. Ware Intellectual Property Alert
National Labor Relations Board Delays Start of Rule Requiring Employers to Post a Notice About Workers’ Labor Law Rights October 6, 2011 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
New Form SLT Reporting Requirements in Effect for Certain Investment Advisers October 4, 2011 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update October 4, 2011 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Discussion Draft Bill Proposes SRO for Investment Advisers September 30, 2011 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Legislature Hears Testimony on Legislation Limiting the Right of Public Charities to Compensate Independent Directors September 30, 2011 Nonprofit Alert
Bulldog II: SJC Eliminates First Amendment Challenge to Securities Violations Found by the Massachusetts Securities Division September 28, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Upcoming Form ADV Part 2B Deadline September 26, 2011 Meredith A. Haviland, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Venture Perspectives Second Quarter 2011 September 23, 2011 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
SEC Adopts Rule for Large Trader Reporting September 19, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Opportunity for Immediate Benefit from Patent Reform September 16, 2011 Intellectual Property Alert
Reminder: Increased “Qualified Client” Dollar Amount Tests to Take Effect on September 19 September 13, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Supreme Judicial Court Issues Two Decisions Regarding the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Act September 1, 2011 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
National Labor Relations Board Issues Final Rule Requiring Employers to Post Notices About Employees’ Rights under the National Labor Relations Act August 26, 2011 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Securities Division Adopts Regulations Regarding The Charging Of Performance Based Fees By Investment Advisers August 15, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update July 28, 2011 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Connecticut Banking Commissioner Issues Orders Relating to Investment Adviser State Registration in Response to the Dodd-Frank Act for Investment Advisers Transacting Business in Connecticut July 18, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
SBIC Exemption from SEC Registration under Dodd-Frank Act July 18, 2011 Bruce A. Kinn, Michael K. Wyatt, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Securities Division Releases Report on Investment Advisers’ Use of Social Media; New Regulations Anticipated July 15, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Tax Authorities Present Draft Directive on Trader vs. Investor Funds July 15, 2011 The Foley Adviser
SEC Issues Order Approving Adjustment to “Qualified Client” Dollar Amount Tests July 15, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
SEC Amends Pay-to-Play Rule July 1, 2011 Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Vermont Pharmaceutical “Data Mining” Law June 24, 2011 Colin J. Zick, Pat A. Cerundolo, Tad Heuer Life Sciences Alert
SEC Adopts Final Dodd-Frank Registration Rules and Extends Deadline for Compliance June 22, 2011 Meredith A. Haviland, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
U.S. Supreme Court Ends Massive Class Action Against Wal-Mart June 22, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
Update: New FBAR Extension for Investment Managers June 22, 2011 The Foley Adviser
IRS Announces Changes to FBAR Rules June 21, 2011 The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Holds That Facts Underlying Patent Challenge Must Be Proved by Clear and Convincing Evidence June 13, 2011 Donald R. Ware, Barbara A. Fiacco Intellectual Property Alert
Venture Perspectives First Quarter 2011 June 6, 2011 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
DOL Launches App To Track Hours May 27, 2011 Michael L. Rosen Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Law On Illegal Immigration May 27, 2011 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Rules Whistleblowers Can Not Rely on FOIA in False Claims Act Cases May 18, 2011 Business Crimes Alert
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds That Former Employee Can Bring Retaliation Claim Based on Conduct Which Occurred Two Years After the Termination of Employment May 17, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Proposes Changes to “Qualified Client” Definition and Dollar Amount Tests May 12, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
Trademark Owners: Consider Pre-Reserving Your .XXX Domains Now! May 12, 2011 Joshua S. Jarvis Trademark Alert
New FINRA Rule 5131: Implications for Fund Managers May 5, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update April 25, 2011 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Massachusetts Secretary of State Proposes New Regulations for Investment Advisers in response to Dodd-Frank Act April 21, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
Secretary Galvin Proposes Expert Network Regulations for Massachusetts Advisers April 21, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Attorney General Announces Increased Scrutiny of Compensation for Directors of Public Charities April 15, 2011 Nonprofit Alert
SEC Contemplates Extending Registration Deadlines for Investment Advisers April 15, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
EEOC Issues Final Regulations Implementing the ADA Amendments Act March 31, 2011 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Holds that Oral Complaints Constitute Protected Activity Under the Fair Labor Standards Act March 23, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
IRS Tax Lien Practices Eased March 21, 2011 Taxation Alert
Federal Circuit Cuts Back False Marking Claims March 16, 2011 Claire Laporte Intellectual Property Alert
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds that Arbitration Clause Does Not Preclude MCAD Proceeding March 15, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
U.S. Supreme Court Decision Clarifies “Cat’s Paw” Theory of Liability March 7, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
Court Rejects Hedge Fund’s Challenge to Form 13F Disclosure March 1, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
Form PF: CFTC and SEC Jointly Propose New Disclosure Rules for Investment Advisers of Private Funds February 28, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
CFTC Proposes Repeal of Certain Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor Exemptions February 25, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
Venture Perspectives Fourth Quarter 2010 February 23, 2011 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
Superior Court Judge Rules that Massachusetts Wage Act Applies to Severance Pay February 9, 2011 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
Investment Adviser Important Dates and Reminders January 31, 2011 Jeffrey D. Collins, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
Product Liability Update January 31, 2011 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Supreme Judicial Court Limits Employers Ability to Deduct Losses From Wages January 27, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Court Holds That Fired Fiancé of EEOC Complainant Has Title VII Retaliation Claim January 25, 2011 Labor and Employment Alert
FDA Issues 2011 Plan To Improve the 510(k) Process January 20, 2011 Paul T. Kim, Maia M. Larsson Healthcare Alert
FDA Releases Proposed Medical Device Reforms January 20, 2011 Paul T. Kim, Zachary Gerson Healthcare Alert
End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) Final Rule January 13, 2011 Ross Margulies Healthcare Alert
Updates to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) January 13, 2011 Ross Margulies Healthcare Alert
The Directors' Dozen: Prudent Activities for Governing Boards of Nonprofit Corporations January 11, 2011 eBook
Federal Circuit Finds Method of Treatment Claims Patentable January 5, 2011 Barbara A. Fiacco, Donald R. Ware, Jeremy A. Younkin Intellectual Property Alert
SEC Grants Extension of Compliance Date for Delivery of Part 2B of Form ADV January 3, 2011 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
National Labor Relations Board Proposes Regulation Requiring Employers to Post Notices About Employees’ Rights under the National Labor Relations Act December 22, 2010 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
Retirement and Pension Plans / Cost of Living Adjustments December 17, 2010 Business Alert
Extension on 100% Tax Exemption for Gain on Certain Qualified Small Business Stock December 17, 2010 Nicola Lemay, Paul G. Sweeney Business Alert
Political and Legal Challenges to Health Reform December 15, 2010 Brian P. Carey Healthcare Alert
New HIRE Act Stimulus to Businesses December 9, 2010
Eligible Investors May Receive 100% Tax Exemption for Gain on Certain Stock Acquired Before Year-End December 7, 2010 Jeffrey L. Quillen, Nicola Lemay Energy Technology and Renewables Update
The Affordable Care Act (§ 9008, as amended by § 1404 of the Reconciliation Act) December 2, 2010 Maia M. Larsson Healthcare Alert
SEC proposes rules implementing new Investment Adviser registration provisions November 29, 2010 Peter M. Rosenblum, Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
MCAD Issues Fact Sheet on CORI Reform November 23, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Venture Perspectives Third Quarter 2010 November 17, 2010 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
EEOC Issues Regulations Relating To the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 November 11, 2010 Kristyn Bunce DeFilipp Labor and Employment Alert
Restricting Employees' Internet Conduct May Violate Federal Labor Law November 10, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Reports Significant Rise in I-9 Inspections and Fines November 9, 2010 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Provides Whistleblower Protection November 5, 2010 Anthony D. Mirenda Business Crimes Perspectives
SEC Proposes Rule Relating to Implementation of Section 14A(d) of the Exchange Act November 4, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland The Foley Adviser
SEC Proposes Definition of "Family Office" October 20, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
SEC Stays Effectiveness of Proxy Access Rule October 8, 2010 Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
Product Liability Update October 6, 2010 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Amendment to NYSE Rule 452 to Eliminate Broker Discretionary Voting on Executive Compensation Matters September 24, 2010 Paul Bork Securities Alert
Foley Hoag Serving the Life Sciences Industry September 1, 2010 Jeffrey L. Quillen Brochure
Venture Perspectives Second Quarter 2010 August 30, 2010 David R. Pierson Venture Perspectives
Massachusetts Creates Private Right of Action to Enforce Workers' Compensation Law August 20, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
New Massachusetts Law Requires Notice to Employees About the Addition of Negative Information to Their Personnel Records August 19, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
The United States Increases Filing Fees For Certain H-1B and L Petitions August 17, 2010 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act August 16, 2010 Paul Bork Securities Alert
Massachusetts Restricts Employers' Use of Criminal Record Information August 13, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Judicial Court Limits the Protections of the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act August 11, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
FDA Recommends Actions to Improve Oversight of Medical Devices August 5, 2010 Paul T. Kim Healthcare Alert
Further Guidance On The Revised Accredited Investor Standard August 4, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Massachusetts Legislature Passes Permit Extension Act As Part of Economic Development Legislation August 3, 2010 Seth D. Jaffe, Adam P. Kahn, Douglas M. McGarrah Environmental Alert
Product Liability Update July 30, 2010 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act July 27, 2010 Robert W. Sweet, Jr. Securities Alert
The Dodd-Frank Act: Non-Binding “Say-on-Pay” at Public Companies July 23, 2010 Dean F. Hanley Business Alert
SEC Adopts Pay-to-Play Restrictions (Rule 206(4)-5) July 22, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Dodd-Frank Act Signed into Law & SEC Commissioners Approve Amendments to Form ADV, Part 2 July 21, 2010 Meredith A. Haviland, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Senate Passes Final Wall Street Reform Legislation (The Dodd-Frank Act) July 19, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Congo Conflict Minerals Legislation Passes Congress July 16, 2010 Gare A. Smith, Amy K. Lehr Corporate Social Responsibility
Congress Passes Legislation Requiring Oil, Gas and Mining Companies to Report Payments to Government July 16, 2010 Gare A. Smith, Amy K. Lehr Corporate Social Responsibility
EPA Proposes Transport Rule to Address Interstate Air Pollution July 13, 2010 Seth D. Jaffe, Adam P. Kahn Environmental Alert
HHS Proposed Major Changes to HIPAA Privacy, Security and Enforcement Rules July 12, 2010 Colin J. Zick, Maia M. Larsson Privacy and Data Security Alert
Foley Hoag's Intellectual Property Practice July 1, 2010 Donald R. Ware Brochure
SEC Approves Pay-to-Play Restrictions (Rule 206(4)-5) July 1, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer, Tiffany Ann Ford The Foley Adviser
Implementing a Corporate Free, Prior, and Informed Consent Policy: Benefits and Challenges July 1, 2010 Amy K. Lehr, Gare A. Smith eBook
Supreme Court Limits Scope of Wire and Mail Fraud in Skilling v. United States July 1, 2010 Caroline Donovan Business Crimes Alert
Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Patentable Inventions June 28, 2010 Philip C. Swain, Donald R. Ware Intellectual Property Alert
Joint House and Senate Committee Approves Financial Regulatory Reform Bill June 25, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Robert G. Sawyer The Foley Adviser
Interim Final Rules on Preexisting Condition, Lifetime & Annual Limits, Rescissions and other Patient Protections June 23, 2010 Thomas Barker Healthcare Alert
ONC Establishes Temporary Certification Program for EHR Technology June 22, 2010 Paul T. Kim, Maia M. Larsson Healthcare Alert
Supreme Court Holds That Two Member National Labor Relations Board Lacked Power to Issue Decisions June 22, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Interim Grandfather Rule Summary June 15, 2010 Thomas Barker Healthcare Alert
FTC Delays Enforcement of Red Flags Rule Through December 31, 2010 May 28, 2010 Colin J. Zick Privacy and Data Security Alert
Supreme Court Unanimously Holds Disparate Impact Claim Is Timely Despite No Challenge to Adoption of Hiring Practice May 27, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Spotlight on Executive Compensation May 26, 2010 Nonprofit Alert
Kerry and Lieberman Unveil Energy & Climate Legislation May 24, 2010 Seth D. Jaffe, Adam Wade Energy Technology and Renewables Update
Senate Passes The Restoring American Financial Stability Act May 21, 2010 Peter M. Rosenblum, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Phase II of the FDA'S Transparency Initiative May 21, 2010 Paul T. Kim Life Sciences Alert
Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Requiring Government Contractors to Notify Employees of Their Rights under Federal Labor Laws May 20, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Product Liability Update May 18, 2010 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Deadline Approaching for Form 990 Filers May 10, 2010 Nonprofit Alert
CMS Guidance on Implementation of Reduction in Coverage Gap May 3, 2010 Thomas Barker Healthcare Alert
Venture Perspectives First Quarter 2010 May 1, 2010 David A. Broadwin Venture Perspectives
Jump-Starting Biomedical Research and Development April 30, 2010 Brian P. Carey, Nicola Lemay, Jeffrey L. Quillen Healthcare Alert
Cutting Edge Research and Development Receives Boost from Healthcare Reform April 30, 2010 Brian P. Carey, Jeffrey L. Quillen Healthcare Alert
Five Common Employment Law Hazards for Start Ups April 29, 2010 Michael L. Rosen eBook
President Obama Extends COBRA Subsidy Until May 31 April 20, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Discos Mulling Moratorium on Interconnecting Certain Renewables April 8, 2010 Adam Wade Energy Technology and Renewables Update
Qui Tam? Now More Plaintiffs Will Qualify April 7, 2010 Life Sciences Alert
Federal Court Holds Company Misclassified Franchisees as Independent Contractors April 6, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Product Liability Update April 5, 2010 David R. Geiger Product Liability Update
Are Genes No Longer Patentable? April 2, 2010 Hathaway Pease Russell Life Sciences Alert
Fair Labor Standards Act Amended to Require Breaks for Nursing Mothers April 1, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Comprehensive Health Care Reform Enacted into Law March 31, 2010 Paul T. Kim, Thomas Barker, Brian P. Carey Healthcare Alert
New Medicare Tax Targets Investment Income March 26, 2010 Thomas Barker Taxation Alert
Medical Device Tax Provisions in Health Care Reform Legislation March 25, 2010 Thomas Barker, Maia M. Larsson Healthcare Alert
New Federal Health Reform Law Includes “Sunshine” Reporting Requirements for Drug and Device Manufacturers March 25, 2010 Pat A. Cerundolo, Colin J. Zick, Tad Heuer, Zachary Gerson Life Sciences Alert
Biosimilars Pathway Enacted March 24, 2010 Donald R. Ware Life Sciences Alert
New Fee Assessed on Brand Pharmaceutical Manufacturers March 23, 2010 Thomas Barker Healthcare Alert
SEC v. TAMBONE: The First Circuit Reverses Course on What It Means to "Make" a Statement Under the Securities Laws March 23, 2010 Anthony D. Mirenda Business Crimes Perspectives
New H-1B Filings for FY 2011 Begin April 1 March 17, 2010 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
Biotech Patent Held Invalid For Failing to Disclose Preferred Host Cells March 11, 2010 Claire Laporte, DeAnn F. Smith, Jeremy A. Younkin Intellectual Property Alert
President Obama Extends COBRA Subsidy for Unemployed Workers Again March 3, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
SEC Adopts Enhanced Proxy Statement Disclosures Focusing on Compensation and Governance March 3, 2010 Dean F. Hanley Business Alert
Massachusetts May Pick Up the PACE March 1, 2010 Adam Wade Energy Technology and Renewables Update
SEC Adopts New Short Selling Rule February 26, 2010 Jeffrey D. Collins, Meredith A. Haviland, Peter M. Rosenblum The Foley Adviser
Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Changes the Landscape for Corporate Funding of Election Communications February 19, 2010 Dean Richlin, Paul T. Kim, Tad Heuer, Zachary Gerson Business Alert
Appeals Court Limits The Scope of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act February 18, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Reminder: March 1, 2010 Deadline to Comply With Massachusetts Information Security Regulations Is Right Around the Corner February 17, 2010 Colin J. Zick Privacy and Data Security Alert
Massachusetts Makes Energy Efficiency "First Fuel" February 5, 2010 Energy Technology and Renewables Update
Justice Department Seeks Increased Funding for Fraud Prevention and Enforcement February 5, 2010 Nicholas C. Theodorou Business Crimes Alert
Obama Administration Proposes Initiative to Combat Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors February 5, 2010 Labor and Employment Alert
Securities and Exchange Commission Publishes Its Interpretive Release on Climate Change Related Disclosures February 5, 2010 Dean F. Hanley, Seth D. Jaffe Business Alert
Investment Adviser Important Dates and Reminders February 3, 2010 Meredith A. Haviland, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
New Massachusetts Data Security Law and Regulations February 3, 2010 Catherine M. Anderson, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
New Federal Earmark Rules Will Impact For-Profit Companies February 1, 2010 Paul T. Kim, Tad Heuer Business Alert
Foley Hoag's Energy Technology and Renewables Practice February 1, 2010 Mark A. Barnett Brochure
SEC to Require Companies to Disclose Global Warming Risks January 29, 2010 Dean F. Hanley, Seth D. Jaffe Business Alert
SEC Adopts Revised Custody Rule Enhancing Controls That Apply To Registered Investment Advisers January 11, 2010 Meredith A. Haviland, Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Foley Hoag's Corporate Social Responsibility Practice January 1, 2010 Gare A. Smith Brochure
President Obama Extends COBRA Subsidy for Unemployed Workers December 23, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
House Passes Bill Taxing Carried Interest Income as Ordinary Income December 10, 2009 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
Hedge Funds Join “the CEO’s Brother-in-Law” as the Target of Insider Trading Cases November 9, 2009 The Foley Adviser
New Deadline For Red Flags Rules: FTC Gives Businesses Until June 1, 2010 To Develop Compliant Identity Theft Prevention Programs November 2, 2009 Colin J. Zick Privacy and Data Security Alert
First Circuit Holds That Employer’s Shifting Explanation for Termination Was Sufficient to Raise Jury Question in Age Discrimination Case October 23, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Projected Medical Monitoring Costs Based on Subclinical Physiological Effects of Exposure to Cigarette Smoke October 21, 2009 David R. Geiger, Creighton K. Page Product Liability Update
Massachusetts Appeals Court Finds Single Comment Actionable as Discrimination October 19, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
Product Liability Update October 13, 2009 David R. Geiger Product Liability Update
Supreme Judicial Court Establishes New Standard for Punitive Damages Awards in Discrimination Cases October 7, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
Many Federal Contractors Will Have To Comply With E-Verify October 6, 2009 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
House Financial Services Committee Approves The Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act October 2, 2009 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
House Financial Services Subcommittee Releases Discussion Draft Bills of the Investor Protection Act and the Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act October 2, 2009 Jeffrey D. Collins The Foley Adviser
FDA Releases Initial Draft Guidance on Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS): Seeking Input from Stakeholders October 1, 2009 Paul T. Kim, Maia M. Larsson Life Sciences Alert
FDA Acknowledges Deviations in Menaflex Knee Device Clearance September 25, 2009 Paul T. Kim, Maia M. Larsson Life Sciences Alert
U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Foreign Assets Control Impose Fines on Texas Manufacturer and Its Foreign Affiliates for Unlawful Exports September 22, 2009 Gwendolyn Wilber Jaramillo Business Crimes Alert
Massachusetts Special Commission Proposes Abolition of Traditional Fee-For-Service Health Care Payment Model and Adoption of Global Payments September 10, 2009 Thomas Barker, Brian P. Carey, Tad Heuer Healthcare Alert
Commercializing Stem Cell-Based Therapies September 9, 2009 Jeffrey L. Quillen eBook
Many Federal Contractors Will Have To Comply With E-Verify September 9, 2009 Punam Singh Rogers Labor and Employment Alert
CAFC Overrules Medinol Fraud Standard September 4, 2009 Michael P. Boudett, Susan Barbieri Montgomery, Joshua S. Jarvis Trademark Update
Attorney General of Massachusetts Announces Initiative on Executive and Director Compensation September 3, 2009 Nonprofit Alert
Product Liability Update August 31, 2009 David R. Geiger Product Liability Update
Supreme Judicial Court Holds That Worker Misclassified As Independent Contractor Is Entitled to Damages, Despite Being Paid More than Comparable Employees August 24, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
Medical Devices Play a Large Role in Massachusetts Health Care Fraud Unit Cases: September 2008 – September 2009 August 19, 2009 Business Crimes Alert
Massachusetts Regulators Propose Amendments to Information Security Regulations, Delay Enforcement Until March 1, 2010 August 18, 2009 Colin J. Zick Privacy and Data Security Alert
Bankruptcy Court Sets September 22, 2009 as Deadline to File Proofs of Claims Against Lehman Brothers August 12, 2009 Jeffrey D. Collins, Creighton K. Page The Foley Adviser
IRS Issues Moratorium on Certain Annual Information Reports on Foreign Financial Accounts (FBARs) August 10, 2009 The Foley Adviser
Federal Court Dismisses SEC Insider Trading Charges Against Mark Cuban August 6, 2009 Dean F. Hanley Securities Alert
Proposed Regulation Would Require Federal Contractors to Notify Employees of Their Rights Under Federal Labor Laws August 4, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
Treasury Now Accepting Cash Grant Applications August 4, 2009 Nicola Lemay, Adam Wade Energy Technology and Renewables Alert
Federal Court Decision Suggests That Employees Can Challenge Employers’ Policies on Off-Duty Conduct July 31, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert
Supreme Judicial Court Holds That Doctor Is Not Required to Arbitrate Discrimination Claims July 28, 2009 Labor and Employment Alert