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Health Care Client Alert - Federal Government Issues Fraud Alert on Medical Directorships
On June 9, 2015, the Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), within the United States Department of Health and Human Services, released a Fraud Alert regarding physician compensation arrangements, with a specific focus on payments made to physicians under medical directorship agreements. The fraud
By T. Braxton McKee, Laura Dickson Rixey and Health Care

Employment Law Update - Summer 2015
The Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit – the federal court that governs application of employment law in Virginia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, and West Virginia – has over the past few years been edging towards a more employee-friendly view of the law.
By Labor & Employment

Private Client Services Update - Hindsight is 20-20: Simple Estate Planning Steps We Wish Clients Would Take Before Death
Attorneys in the Kaufman & Canoles Private Client Services Group regularly represent what lawyers call personal representatives: those who are administering decedents' estates, serving as executor under a will or serving as trustee named in a living trust. Time and again we see estate and
By Gregory R. Davis and Private Client Services

Cybersecurity Newsletter - July 2015
YOUR SMARTPHONE IS SMARTER THAN YOU THINK In fact, your smartphone may be tracking every move you make and the files you thought you deleted are not exactly gone forever.   And, the information may be collected for litigation purposes. A mobile device holds a significant amount of
By Nicole J. Harrell and Cybersecurity Response Team

Credit Union Client Alert - June 2015
On November 21, 2013, the NCUA Board implemented changes to the regulations governing federally insured credit unions' obligations when involved with a credit union service organization (“CUSO”).  The final rule requires action by both federally insured credit unions and CUSOs.
By Erin Deal, E. Andrew Keeney and Lender Representation

Cybersecurity Client Alert - June 2015
Kaufman & Canoles’ Cybersecurity Response Team was formed to respond to the growing critical need to manage and provide legal advice following a data security incident. The team has bolstered its privacy and data security practice by adding a 24-hour Cybersecurity hotline for our clients, in case of a breach.
By Nicole J. Harrell and Cybersecurity Response Team

GSA Schedule Contracting: Understanding the Process, Opportunities, and Pitfalls
Christopher T. Page presented “GSA Schedule Contracting: Understanding the Process, Opportunities and Pitfalls” at the K&C Government Contracts Breakfast Seminar on May 6, 2015. Click on the pdf icon above to view the presentation.
By Christopher T. Page