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Webinar on New Title IX Regulations: Exploring Key Provisions

Debbie Osgood and Linh Nguyen, two HMBR attorneys with expertise in Title IX, will be presenting a Webinar hosted by United Educators on June 6, 2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT) on the new 2024 Title IX regulations.  Debbie and Linh, along with Hillary Pettegrew, Senior Risk Management Counsel for United Educators, will explore […]

  May 30, 2024  |  By    |   On Compliance - Title IX

FTC Announces Rule Banning Non-compete Agreements

The FTC has banned non-compete clauses in most employment contracts with very few exceptions to the prohibition.  While this ban does not apply to “senior workers,” that are in a position to “make policy” for an organization, or a business owner that owned 25% or more of a company at […]

  Apr 26, 2024  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

CLIENT ALERT: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ISSUES NEW TITLE IX REGULATIONS

The U.S. Department of Education has issued its much-anticipated Final Rule on Title IX, which will go into effect on August 1, 2024. In a press release, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona described the Final Rule as furthering Title IX’s 50-year legacy and promise of “an equal opportunity to learn and thrive in our nation’s schools free from sex discrimination.”

  Apr 19, 2024  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

CLIENT ALERT: U.S. Department of Justice Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule on Accessibility of Web Content and Mobile Apps Provided by Public Entities

On April 8, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued the Final Rule on the Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities. The Final Rule implements new requirements under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) for State and local government entities to provide […]

  Apr 18, 2024  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Jorge Perez-Casellas Joins HMBR as Of Counsel Attorney

Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose Ltd. is pleased to announce Jorge Perez-Casella’s affiliation with the firm.  Mr. Perez-Casellas is a seasoned attorney with extensive knowledge in health care regulatory compliance and corporate law.  He has served in numerous leadership roles with world renowned academic medical centers.  Jorge brings another client-centric, […]

  Mar 11, 2024  |  By    |   On Firm News

Linh T. Nguyen Promoted to Partner at HMBR

Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd., is pleased to announce the promotion of Linh T. Nguyen to Partner in the Firm.  Ms. Nguyen practices in the area of Education.  She has broad experience in privacy and antidiscrimination laws and regulations that govern educational institutions.

  Feb 27, 2024  |  By    |   On Firm News

CLIENT ALERT: U.S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE ON ADDRESSING HATE-BASED DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS

On November 7, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”)  released a new Dear Colleague Letter reminding schools of their legal obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VI”) to provide all students, including students who are or are perceived to […]

  Nov 8, 2023  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Antitrust Alert for Private Equity Physician Organizations

Private Equity Physician Practice Roll-ups:  Increasing Antitrust Scrutiny Throughout 2023, private equity (PE) firms that purchase physician practices have experienced increasing scrutiny by the public health establishment, health care industry watchdogs, mainstream media reporting, and, in a development that should greatly concern PE-backed physician roll-up companies, the Federal Trade Commission […]

  Sep 29, 2023  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Client Alert: Employers Face Liability for Health Benefit Plan Management

Employers-Are you ready to be sued by your employees or unions for not complying with recent ERISA additions? Effective immediately, CAA-2021 law mandates Employers who sponsor a health plan to activate a proactive health plan fiduciary process by 12-31-23. Employers must perform specific, documented benchmarking of health plan vendors and […]

  Sep 22, 2023  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES NEGOTIATED RULEMAKING AFTER SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN STUDENT DEBT FORGIVENESS PLAN

In a 6-3 decision issued on June 30, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Biden v. Nebraska that the Secretary of Education did not have authority under the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 (“HEROES Act”) to establish a loan forgiveness program that would have cancelled […]

  Jul 10, 2023  |  By    |   On Education