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New FERPA Guidance on Permitted Disclosures Necessary to Protect Health or Safety

By Sheila Sokolowski and Linh Nguyen The U.S. Department of Education  through the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (“PTAC”)—an online resource on data privacy, confidentiality, and security practices for education stakeholders—recently issued a set of frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) on the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) […]

  Mar 13, 2019  |  By    |   On Education

J. Michael Tecson Elected Shareholder

J. Michael Tecson was elected a shareholder of HMBR effective January 1st. Mr. Tecson has been with HMBR since 2004 and had been a partner of the firm since 2010. He has more than 18 years of experience and has developed a diverse practice actively representing clients in both transactional […]

  Jan 10, 2019  |  By    |   On Firm News

Off to the Races in Title IX:  What Colleges and Universities Need to Know Now About the Proposed New Title IX Rules

By Debbie Osgood and Linh Nguyen The U.S. Department of Education has released its much anticipated proposal to amend the regulations implementing Title IX and specifically the regulatory requirements relating to the obligations of colleges and universities to respond to sexual harassment.  The press release and rulemaking documents are available […]

  Nov 20, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Legal Alert: Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in Borrower Defense Litigation (CAPPS v. DeVos)

By Linh T. Nguyen and Dennis M. Cariello U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss has denied California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (“CAPPS”)’ renewed motion for a preliminary injunction to enjoin certain provisions of the 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment (“BDR”) Final Regulations. In denying a preliminary injunction, Judge Moss […]

  Oct 17, 2018  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Website Compliance for Higher Education in the U.S. under the GDPR

By Linh Nguyen and Sheila Sokolowski. Welcome to the second HMBR series of FAQs developed to inform colleges and universities in the United States about how various activities may bring them under the jurisdiction of European Union (EU) data protection authorities. This series focuses on website compliance and should be […]

  Oct 12, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Reading the ACA Tea Leaves: How to Bargain Contracts and Advise Your Clients on Healthcare

On August 1, 2018 Patrick E. Deady participated in a webinar sponsored by the AFL-CIO’s Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC) on how collective bargaining has been impacted by the Affordable Care Act and the changes initiated by the Trump Administration and how to navigate the healthcare landscape when negotiating multi-year collective […]

  Sep 28, 2018  |  By    |   On Firm News

Patrick E. Deady Appointed Union-Side ABA’s Outreach to Law Students Committee Co-Chair

On September 4, 2018, Patrick E. Deady was appointed the Union-Side Co-Chair of the Outreach to Law Students Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law.  Mr. Deady just completed a three-year term as the Union-Side Co-Chair of the Section’s Developing Labor Law Committee.

  Sep 27, 2018  |  By    |   On Firm News

Sheila Sokolowski and Robyn Shapiro Present on Legal Issues Involving Researchers at Upcoming SOCRA Conference

    Sheila Sokolowski and Robyn Shapiro will be speaking on September 27th at the 2018 SOCRA  Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.      Legal Issues Involving Researchers, Including Fraud and Misconduct Traditionally research has been the one area in medicine where, other than the regulatory process, there has been […]

  Sep 19, 2018  |  By    |   On Firm News

Overcoming Market Sensitivities in Hospital Mergers: Part 4

By John Marren and Tom Babbo. Edited by Mary Grace Babbo.  In part 1 of our series on hospital mergers, we discussed the rising trend of health system mergers, and part 2 continued this discussion in terms of obstacles and solutions. In part 3, we explored exactly how clinical integration […]

  Sep 16, 2018  |  By    |   On Health Care

Overcoming Market Power Sensitivities in Hospital Mergers: Part 3

By John Marren and Tom Babbo. Edited by Mary Grace Babbo.  In part 1 of our series on hospital mergers, we discussed the rising trend of health system mergers, and part 2 continued this discussion in terms of obstacles and solutions. Now, in part 3, we’ll delve deeper into how […]

  Aug 31, 2018  |  By    |   On Health Care
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