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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

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

CLIENT ALERT: SUPREME COURT EFFECTIVELY ENDS THE USE OF RACE IN ADMISSIONS

By Linh Nguyen and Dan Lydon In a landmark 6-3 decision with significant legal and practical consequences for public and private higher education institutions, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the use of race as a factor in admissions by Harvard College and the University of North Carolina (UNC) […]

  Jun 30, 2023  |  By    |   On Education

An Introduction to Healthcare Law – Why Hospital Mergers Fail Antitrust Scrutiny

John Marren and Thomas Babbo’s article, “An Introduction to Healthcare – Why Hospital Mergers Fail Antitrust Scrutiny”, was published in the 2023 Chambers and Partners USA Edition. John and Tom, HMBR shareholders, discuss the advantages of Service Line Integration over hospital mergers.  As the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and others […]

  Jun 30, 2023  |  By    |   On Firm News