• 12.06.17

    Local Responses to the Opioid Epidemic

    The opioid crisis represents a clear and present danger to the nation’s public health, with drug overdoses now claiming more lives than annual deaths from car crashes and gun violence combined. A staggering 20 million adults in the United States have a substance use disorder, ...

  • 12.05.17

    Solar Plus Energy Storage: The Way of the Future

    Over the last decade, both residential and commercial property owners have increasingly turned to solar power to provide clean, renewable energy. Owning a solar system yields tremendous savings on utility bills, even accounting for system and installation costs, a solar system more than pays for ...

  • 12.01.17

    The Overlooked Importance of Fresh Environmental Diligence

    The federal Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation & Liability Act and its state analogues generally take a very expansive view of liability for environmental contamination and include owners and operators (e.g., lessees) as potentially liable parties without regard to whether such ...

  • 11.30.17

    Ripeness: The Ghost of Takings’ Past

    As it is that Dickensian time of year, it seems appropriate to once again review the ghostly presence of the ripeness doctrine in regulatory taking cases. We have been there before. Until the U.S. Supreme Court decides to resolve the situation, we will be there again. Keeping with the spooky ...

  • 11.21.17

    The Tipping Point in Digital Health

    By Jared Augenstein, Senior Manager, Manatt Health Editor’s Note: Below are some key takeaways from the recent Rock Health Summit, a digital health conference bringing together more than 650 thought leaders from technology, venture, policy, research and medicine to focus on ...

  • 11.20.17

    Winds of Change at the DOJ for Corporate Prosecutions?

    Winds of Change at the DOJ for Corporate Prosecutions? By John F. Libby, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Jacqueline C. Wolff, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Kenneth B. Julian, Partner, Litigation Why it matters : On Sept. ...

  • 11.20.17

    Spotlight on the False Claims Act—Kickbacks for Opiates Edition

    By John F. Libby, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Jacqueline C. Wolff, Partner, Corporate Investigations and White Collar Defense | Kenneth B. Julian, Partner, Litigation Why it matters : On Sept. 8, 2017, the DOJ announced ...

  • 11.09.17

    Building Blocs: The Groups That Will Determine the Future of New York’s Elections

    Now that last Tuesday’s election returns have been tabulated, what are the enduring electoral lessons? Let’s explore that question by analyzing the four major contests in New York. First, in New York City, the fulcrum point in the electorate now lies with Latino and Asian voters. ...

  • 11.08.17

    Is the Party Over? The SEC Investigates Cryptocurrency Offerings

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has released an investigative report with important implications for issuers and sponsors of initial coin offerings and token sales that raise funds for cryptocurrency ventures. Prompted by the recent proliferation of such activity, the report concluded ...

  • 11.03.17

    Integrating Hospital, Post-Acute Providers to Optimize Patient Care

    An aging population and shifting reimbursement models are spurring acute care and post-acute care, or PAC, providers to work more collaboratively. As the percentage of older Americans grows and the incidence of chronic disease increases, new models of care that extend outside of hospitals’ ...