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FisherBroyles’ Partner Stu Panensky Featured at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco on March 8, 2019

FisherBroyles' Partner Stu Panensky will be speaking on cyber insurance and privacy at RSA Conference 2019, the annual mega-conference for privacy and security professionals. Stu will be featured on a panel on cyber insurance along with the Managing Director, Global Cyber Underwriting Executive of Markel Corporation, Kara Owens; Executive Vice President and Cyber/E&O Practice Leader for JLT Specialty USA, [...]

The End of the PBM Rebate Safe Harbor? The Stakeholders React

On January 31, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Part D beneficiaries by eliminating the Anti-Kickback safe harbor for rebates paid to Part D plans, Medicaid managed care organizations, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).  The rule instead creates two [...]

Blockchain Partner Marc Boiron Recently Participated in Two Security Token Academy Panels

Blockchain Partner Marc Boiron recently participated in two Security Token Academy panels: The State of the Security Token Industry in 2019, January 2019  - Watch here. SEC vs KIK: Inside the Securities and Exchange Commission Ruling, January 2019 - Watch here.

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, Presents on Managing the Challenges of Leave Under the FMLA and ADA

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Eric presented "My Employees Can Miss How Much Work?!? Managing the Challenges of Leave Under the FMLA and ADA" at a meeting of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SEPA SHRM) in Philadelphia, PA. Eric will present an encore in a "MEGA SESSION" at the SHRM 2019 Annual [...]

Partner R. Mark Halligan authored, “Five Functional Requirements for an Automated Trade Secret Asset Management System”, IP Expert Guide Intellectual Property Law, 2019

Partner R. Mark Halligan authored, "Five Functional Requirements for an Automated Trade Secret Asset Management System", IP Expert Guide Intellectual Property Law, 2019

FisherBroyles Partner, Michael Pierson, co-Hosted “Blockchain: Regulation and the Law 2019” in London on February 5, 2019

FisherBroyles Partner, Michael Pierson, co-Hosted "Blockchain: Regulation and the Law 2019" in London on February 5, 2019. Michael, who serves as Managing Partner of the firm's Global Corporate practice and co-Chair of the firm's FinTech & Blockchain Practice Group, and Christina Blacklaws, the President of the Law Society of England and Wales, spoke at a [...]

HHS Proposed Rule Targets PBM and Insurer Rebates in Fight to Lower Drug Prices

In what may turn out to be very good news for independent pharmacies nationwide, the Trump Administration last week followed through on proposals first laid out in its “American Patients First” blueprint to adopt measures to restrict the use of rebates, including revisiting the safe harbor under the Anti-Kickback statute for drug rebates. On January [...]

FDA Updates Medical Device Approval Process

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has followed through on plans announced last year to update its approval pathways for new medical devices. The recently announced “Safety and Performance Based Pathway” Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration issued on January 22, 2019, sets out a strengthened 510(k) review process that the FDA [...]