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SCOTUS to consider case alleging private plan’s ESRD coverage violates MSPA - The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefits Plan v.

The Florida Department of Legal Affairs has issued an emergency rule and other additional guidance regarding the recently enacted House Bill HB-1B, which, among other things, requires private employers who mandate COVID-19 vaccination in the workplace to recognize additional exemptions from such

Tennessee healthcare providers now have a very different certificate of need (CON) law to consider when they plan new facilities or expand services.

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) has just given notice on its website that, effective immediately, it has stopped issuing so-called “comfort letters” as part of its brownfield program.

On November 16, 2021, the House Financial Services Committee cleared two proposals geared towards protecting investors and holding accountable offerors in connection with SPAC transactions....

Despite a recent court ruling covering three states, most federal government contractors still must comply with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate ("Contractor Vaccine Mandate") included in President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, "Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors" and a

Congress: Always in Crisis Mode. The U.S. Congress returned this week for a three-week sprint to the end of the legislative year. With so much on its plate, it is quite possible that Congress will be working up to and around both Christmas and New Year’s Eve....

The majority of land in Australia consists of freehold title. Registration of ownership of freehold title is recorded using the Torrens system. The Torrens system is a system of title by registration. This means that an interest will only be a legal interest if it is registered on title.

On October 6, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 45 (AB 45) into law. AB 45 permits the manufacture and sale of a wide range of products containing regulated amounts of industrial hemp. Below is a brief overview: What is industrial hemp?...

In Husch Blackwell’s November 2021 Trade Law Newsletter, you’ll learn about the following updates in international trade and supply chain law: •The U.S. set to rollback existing Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs •The Office of the U.S.

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