Pennsylvania Extends Reach of the FTC’s Noncompete Ban to Health Care Practitioners   

Effective Jan. 1, 2025, pursuant to the Act, certain noncompete covenants within employment contracts for certain health care practitioners will be barred.

Key Considerations in Utilizing a Letter of Intent in Health Care Transactions

If the deal is financially material to the parties, then utilizing a letter of intent is likely worthwhile to ensure parties are on the same page before committing significant time and resources to the transaction.

A New Arena for Future Challenges to CMS Regulations – the Overturn of Chevron

Loper will have significant implications for heavily regulated industries, including health care, and will directly impact the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Challenging the FTC’s Constitutionality in the Aftermath of Jarkesy

In limiting its decision to the Seventh Amendment issue, the Court side-stepped the remaining constitutional questions that we have been tracking relating to the question whether the structure and therefore operation of the FTC is unconstitutional.

Daniel Sobol Featured in Law360 on NLRB’s First Cemex Order Providing Little Clarity on Ruling

How the Chevron Decision Limits NLRB Influence

In light of the Chevron, it will be more difficult for the NLRB to expand its reach and issue new remedies for violations of the National Labor Relations Act and will no longer be able to engage in sea shifting legal changes.

U.S. Supreme Court Overrules “Chevron Deference,” Curtails Federal Agency Discretion: How the Decision Impacts State Courts and Agencies

As a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to overrule “Chevron Deference,” it is anticipated that state courts will reconsider their own doctrines and deferential standards of review.

Murphy Administration Announces New NJ Clemency Program

Governor Phil Murphy recently issued Executive Order No. 362, which aims to reshape the clemency landscape in New Jersey by prioritizing certain cases for review.

From Briefs to Buds: Attorney Perspectives on Entering and Serving the Cannabis Industry

PA’s Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine: Challenges and Compliance Surrounding Management Services Agreements

Failing to draft management services agreements that comply with Pennsylvania’s corporate practice of medicine doctrine may result in lengthy scrutiny and high costs to rectify.

Novant Health Abandons Proposed Purchase Following Fourth Circuit’s Issuance of Injunction

After a split Fourth Circuit panel granted the FTC’s motion for injunction and enjoined Novant Health’s hospital acquisitions pending appeal, Novant announced that it was abandoning the planned purchase.

Supreme Court Limits NLRB Injunctive Powers

Following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the National Labor Relations Board’s burden to secure injunctions against employers has been significantly raised.

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