The Business Law practice group prepared Client Alert for Virginia Corporations, an alert for our corporate clients regarding mailings that look like official mailings from the Virginia State Corporation Commission, but in fact are from an unrelated private entity soliciting business.
The Health Care Team prepared Compliance Deadline Approaches for Business Associate Agreements, an alert for health care clients regarding the September 23, 2014, deadline for covered entities and business associates to bring existing business associate agreements into compliance with HIPAA.
The Health Care Team prepared The Stark Law's In-Office Ancillary Services Exception: Changes Ahead? as an alert for physician practice clients regarding recent activity related to The Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013, a federal bill that would affect physician referrals for certain health care services.
Thomas C. Foster wrote "Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional & Subsequent Developments: Analysis of Consequences for Business Managers and Professionals," an analysis of the June 26, 2013, decision of the United States Supreme Court and related regulatory and case law developments through November 12, 2013.
The Health Care Team prepared HIPAA and HITECH Final Rule Released, an alert for health care clients regarding changes and new requirements for compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, which became effective March 26, 2013.
Thomas C. Foster wrote "Review of 'Formal Execution and Informal Revocation: Manifestations of Probate's Family Protection Policy'" which appeared in the July 2010, Trusts and Estates Magazine, the Journal of Wealth Management for Estate Planning Professionals.
Scott C. Ford co-authored "From Courtroom to Conference Room: Some Lawyers' Thoughts on Mediation" which appeared in the February 2009 issue of Virginia Lawyer Magazine.
Thomas C. Foster wrote "Client Considering Using His IRA For an Unconventional Investment?" in the September 2008, Trust and Estates Magazine, the Journal of Wealth Management for Estate Planning Professionals.
Scott C. Ford wrote an article entitled " Leaving Your Employer? Tips for Staying out of the Courtroom"
Scott C. Ford wrote an article entitled " Protecting Trade Secrets - A Review of Virginia's Statute"