Eve Stratton, of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office who prior to joining Vorys served as justice on the Supreme Court of Ohio for 16 years, authored an article for the Akron Legal News titled, “Ohio’s veterans’ treatment courts provide support” published on January 24, 2020.
In this edition of Development Incentives Quarterly, Thomas Bisacquino, the president and CEO of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, joins us for a Q&A. Tom answers questions regarding the most pressing issues facing commercial developers nationally and locally.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently endorsed a significant expansion to the Government’s ability to dismiss a qui tam relator’s False Claims Act (FCA) case.
In the Summer 2019 edition of Development Incentives Quarterly, read about the provisions that impact state law governing economic development incentives in Ohio's Budget Bill and the changes coming to Ohio's Job Retention Tax Credit.
Toby Rittner is the latest participant in our Q&A series with prominent economic developers across the country. Toby is the President and CEO of the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), a role he has held for over 14 years.
Rosemary Welsh, of counsel in the Vorys Cincinnati office, authored an article titled, “Ohio Implements Standard Authorization Form for Medical Records” for the May-June edition of the Cincinnati Bar Report.
As expected, the Supreme Court has just resolved a circuit split over the statute of limitations for non-intervened False Claims Act cases by maximizing the time a relator has to file a complaint. The decision in Cochise Consultancy, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Hunt, No. 18-315 (May 13, 2019) will greatly expand a defendant’s time frame for potential FCA liability and lead to more cases involving faded recollections, costly document recovery, and potential damages for decades-old alleged fraud.
On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a notification of enforcement discretion in the Federal Register revising the maximum annual penalty amounts for breaches under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Last month, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois confronted a bank’s potential liability for false information obtained (and even allegedly encouraged) by bank employees in the processing of consumer loans.
Jay Kelly, a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office, authored an article titled, “To Compete or Non-Compete: Legal Developments Related to Non-Compete Agreements that could Impact the Restrictive Covenants in 3PL Employment Agreements” for 3PL Perspectives April 2019 edition.
In a recent decision, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota held that the Department of Justice (DOJ) can still dismiss a qui tam filed under the False Claims Act even after it has declined to intervene in the case.
The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated the Ninth Circuit’s decision approving a settlement between Google and a class of its users, based on unresolved questions regarding the users’ standing to bring their federal privacy claim.