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Charter Schools in Puerto Rico

On March 30th, 2018, the Government of Puerto Rico enacted Law Num. 85-2018, known as the Puerto Rico Education Reform Law (the “Law”).  The Law is comprehensive in nature, and designed to loosen many of the bureaucratic ills that have stymied the island’s public education system for many years.  It […]

  Jan 23, 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

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

Federal Student Aid: Instructions for Not-for-Profit Institutions

With the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issuance of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, the Federal Student Aid Office of the Department of Education has issued instructions for Not-for-Profit Institutions to Input Financial Statement Data into the eZ-Audit System.  For more information on the updates and instructions for data entry, […]

  Aug 30, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

Debbie Osgood – Speaks on Title IX Compliance Updates and OCR Enforcement

  Debbie Osgood will be the key speaker at an upcoming webinar presented by Stetson University College of Law Title IX Compliance Issues in the Trump Era: Updates on Title IX Policy and OCR Enforcement June 12, 2018 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Register Now: $250 Speaker: Debbie Osgood, Esq. […]

  Jun 1, 2018  |  By    |   On Education

HMBR Attorneys to Present at the 2018 CECU Legal Workshop and Convention in Orlando, Florida

     Don’t miss the 2018 CECU Legal Workshop and Convention  June 3 – 6, 2018 Orlando, Florida        Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. attorneys will be presenting and participating on panels at CECU’s Legal Workshop and Convention.          At the Legal Workshop, on Monday, June 4, […]

  May 22, 2018  |  By    |   On Education