• 08.18.15

    Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights, August 18, 2015

    Ohio’s Medicaid expenditures came in $2 billion below estimates despite enrollment growth after Medicaid expansion; California extends full Medicaid benefits to more pregnant women; and nearly one million have enrolled in HealthCare.gov through Special Enrollment Periods since mid-February.

  • 08.13.15

    FDA Wants to Pour Some Sugar on the Nutrition Label

    Adding to the proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts label—the first tweaks in 20 years—the Food and Drug Administration has suggested yet another: adding the percentage of "added sugars" to the daily value list on the labels of packaged foods.

  • 08.13.15

    DOJ Charges Operators of Unregistered Bitcoin Exchange with Failure to File SARs on Bitcoin Sales to

    The AML compliance community is still wrestling to understand the full implications of an indictment filed against two men who allegedly operated a Bitcoin exchange that had not been registered as a money services business with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

  • 08.13.15

    Manatt on Medicaid: Impact of Obergefell v. Hodges on Healthcare Coverage for Same-Sex Couples

    In a 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges released on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court held that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right guaranteed by the 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution, expanding the right to gay marriage to the remaining 13 states that had not previously allowed ...

  • 08.12.15

    Madden 2015 Has Nothing to Do With Football

    Legendary NFL coach John Madden probably has no idea that his last name now invokes shrugs, grunts and eye-rolling from the marketplace lending community.

  • 08.12.15

    Is Your Lease Financeable?

    It is often the case that parties enter into a lease thinking it is a temporary use of space by the tenant, which frequently amounts to nothing more than an expense line item on the budget.

  • 08.11.15

    Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights, August 11, 2015

    Reductions in uninsured rates are greatest in states with Medicaid expansions and State-based or State Partnership Marketplaces; Kentucky finds increased use of preventive healthcare following Medicaid expansion; and, Delaware maintains its State Partnership Marketplace model post-King v. Burwell.

  • 08.10.15

    Registration Available for Manatt-Sponsored Sports Law Symposium

    Registration is now available for the September 10 Sixth Annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium presented by the Institute of Sports Law and Ethics at Santa Clara University:

  • 08.07.15

    Seventh Circuit Finds Standing In Neiman Marcus Data Breach Suit

    Reversing summary judgment, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a data breach lawsuit against Neiman Marcus, and accepted the plaintiff’s contention that fear of future harm stemming from the breach was sufficient to establish standing in the case.

  • 08.07.15

    California Sick Leave Law Gets Updates

    California's Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act just took effect on July 1 but Governor Jerry Brown has already signed into law tweaks to the statute.



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