• 06.18.18

    New York Attorney General’s Cartel Bust Is Just the Beginning

    Earlier this year, the New York attorney general’s office brought two separate criminal actions against local firms and associated individuals for antitrust violations ...

  • 06.18.18

    Insights From State AG Coordinated Opioid Investigation

    In a slow but steady trickle of filings over the past 12 months, starting with Ohio, 23 state attorneys general have brought lawsuits against opioid manufacturers.

  • 05.31.18

    Legal Ramifications of AR and VR—Déjà Vu All Over Again

    Manatt’s John Gatti, Naader Banki and Katrina Dela Cruz penned an article on the legal ramifications of AR and VR for AR/VR Magazine.

  • 05.22.18

    Presidents Can Be Indicted

    On Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team have concluded that they can’t indict a sitting president, simply because Justice Department guidelines prohibit such an action.

  • 05.01.18

    Mooting Mootness

    With over 2,000 judges, California probably has the largest court system in the world. Such a massive system—directly employing about 19,000 people in over 500 buildings—is an expensive operation.

  • 04.25.18

    Eminent Domain, the Movie

    If you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be the target of a government agency that covets your home, go see a new movie called 'Little Pink House.'

  • 04.23.18

    California Employers Not Required to ‘Police’ Meal Breaks

    As employers are not required to “police” whether or not workers take meal breaks, a California appellate panel dismissed a putative class action suit seeking payment for missed breaks under state law.

  • 04.23.18

    SEC Awards Whistleblower Record Amount, Uses ‘Safe Harbor’

    Continuing its recent streak of notable whistleblower awards, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced more than $2.2 million in the first award under the “safe harbor” of Exchange Act Rule 21F-4(b)(7).

  • 04.23.18

    The Risk Corridors Program: Should the Government Pay?

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) established health insurance exchanges where insurers can offer qualified health plans (QHPs) to individuals and certain employers.

  • 04.23.18

    How Can All-Payer Claims Databases Support Insurance Regulation?

    Editor’s Note: On March 24, 2018, Joel Ario, managing director at Manatt Health, and Kathy Hempstead, a senior advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, delivered a presentation on All-Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Regulatory ...