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By Ropes & Gray LLP's Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Practice
Last month, the IRS provided guidance regarding the procedures it will use to propose and assess employer shared responsibility payments under the Affordable Care Act ("ACA").
By Richard Batchelder, Jr., Aaron Katz, Dennis Coleman, Heather Egan Sussman
The Tenth Amendment will likely win the day, and that will open the doors to legislation in states that recognize, like New Jersey, the revenue opportunities presented by appropriately regulated sports betting.
By Jeffrey J. Bushofsky, Laura Hoey, Jennifer S. Walker, Samuel Perrone
Civil actions alleging state-law claims premised on violations of Medicare's rules may turn on specific procedures outlined in the Medicare Act — which contains an express preemption provision — and its implementing regulations.
By Rohan Massey, Douglas Meal, Heather Egan Sussman, James DeGraw, Seth Harrington, Mark Szpak, Michelle Visser, Michele Goldman, Kevin J. Angle Esq, Joseph Santiesteban
On November 29, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Carpenter v. United States. The Court's decision could have critical implications for companies operating in the digital economy...
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Tax-Exempt Organizations
On December 4, 2017, the IRS released a notice that describes proposed guidance the IRS and Treasury are considering with respect to donor advised funds
By Geoffrey M. Atkins, Brendan Hanifin, Karen Oddo, Ezra Geggel
In late October, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers introduced legislation in both houses of Congress that would impose sanctions targeting certain members of Myanmar's military.
By Scott A. McKeown
Previously I explained that the 7th amendment argument in Oil States and the 11th amendment argument for sovereign immunity from the PTAB are both tied to the same basic, threshold premise —
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Tax Practice Group
A comparison of the most significant provisions of the House and Senate bills can be found here.
By Nicholas Berg, James Dowden, Alexandre Rene, Caleb Dulis
Recent statements by the Co-Director of the SEC's Enforcement Division indicate that the SEC has not emphasized individual prosecutions to the same degree as DOJ.
By John Chesley, Ira Parghi, Elizabeth M. Whitkin
On Oct. 9, 2017, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law SB-17, a law intended to foster transparency in connection with drug pricing and its impact on insurance costs.
By Edward Kelly, Regina Sam Penti
On November 29, 2017, the European Commission published its long-awaited guidance on litigating and licensing standard-essential patents, as part of broader guidelines for intellectual property in the European Union.
By Nicholas Berg, Samantha B. Badlam, Joshua Asher, Molly Gachignard
Mexico's anti-corruption enforcement regime, the National Anti-Corruption System (NAS), was adopted by Mexico's Congress on July 6, 2016, and approved by President Peña Nieto on July 18, 2016.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Private Client Group
With the end of the year right around the corner and potential tax changes looming, now is the time to focus on your charitable giving.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Investment Management Practice Group
In an industry first, a mutual fund converted to a closed-end fund with the same investment objective and strategy.
By Deborah Kantar Gardner, Peter P. Holman, Jr.
The passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, and implementing regulations promulgated in 2016, focused on reforming physician Medicare reimbursement...
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