If your clients own or are developing brand names in countries other than the United States, and expansion into the United States is a goal, they should apply to register their brand (aka trademark) in the United States and work to initiate meaningful distribution or sales of products and services in the United States as […]
During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers greatly expanded their use of telehealth services to provide medically necessary care to their patients. Practitioners’ increased use of telehealth services also led to greater law enforcement scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). […]
I recently attended the Kayo Women’s Credit & Debt Finance Summit in Boston, Massachusetts. What that summit revealed was a number of financing trend insights that JMBM is starting to see as well. Below, we want to share highlights raised at the summit, many of which match our own observations in the deal marketplace, with […]
An article by Bob Braun titled “The New Privacy Laws: What You Need to Do Now for Data Minimization” was published by Legaltech News on January 27, 2022.
An article by Vince Farhat titled “White-collar enforcement forecast: what to expect in 2022” was published by Westlaw. Justin Anderson, Shavon Henry and Lena Streisand contributed to the article.
An article by Michael Gold titled “The Supply Chain Risk Conundrum: Rethinking the Network and Its Risks” was published by the Daily Journal in their Los Angeles and San Francisco supplement on January 19, 2022.
The Biden Administration is ramping up white collar enforcement in 2022. Whereas fines and prosecutions of white collar offenses declined under the previous administration, we are seeing increased white collar enforcement under the Biden Administration as it implements new strategies on countering corruption, and new leadership is installed at the U.S. Department of Justice and […]
Sarah Hartman wrote the article, “Femtech: The next big technology boom,” published in the January/February 2022 issue of The Patent Lawyer Magazine. You can download the issue here.
Expansions to the California Family Rights Act Effective January 1, 2022, Assembly Bill 1033 (AB 1033) adds “parent-in-law” to the list of persons that an employee may take time off to care for, pursuant to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). AB 1033 also recasts the notice provisions of the small employer family leave mediation […]
Businesses covered: Businesses with 100 or more employees company-wide at any time the measure is in effect (if employee count later drops to under 100, employer is still covered). Count employees who are temporary, work part-time, and those who do not report to the office (including those who work from home). Do not count independent […]