On May 19, Paul Belval will be moderate a webinar held by the American College of Investment Counsel (ACIC). The webinar, entitled "New Developments in Energy Project Finance," will examine topics such as midstream oil and gas investments, investing in distributed solar portfolios, market trends affecting electricity prices and federal and state regulatory developments.
Boston, Mass., May 5, 2016 - Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that Erin Staab has been selected as a "2016 Up & Coming Lawyer" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
On May 4, Bob Appleton will speak at the Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Summit on the panel "Keeping Your Organization in Front of Global Bribery and Corruption Regulatory Changes." The panel will discuss the recent initiatives to drive greater enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and how to how to incorporate effective vetting and monitoring of your third-party relationships in order to keep your organization in compliance.
Michael Furey and Dennis LaFiura were mentioned in an article, "Horizon Can't Keep OMNIA Docs Hidden From Challengers," in Law360. Day Pitney is representing seven New Jersey hospitals in a lawsuit against Horizon Healthcare, relating to its new, two-tiered health plan called OMNIA. Judge Robert P. Contillo found on April 22 that financial analysis of the impact upon two hospitals of Omnia conducted by Horizon is "highly relevant" information and must be produced during discovery. He also found that Horizon failed to establish the document as privileged attorney work, privileged attorney-client communications or a confidential self-critical analysis.
Liz Latif was quoted in an article, "Attorneys React To High Court's Hobbs Act Extortion Ruling," in Law360. Latif discussed the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Ocasio v. United States. "Though a Hobbs Act conspiracy charge requires proof of a conspiracy to obtain property 'from another,' the court held that the fact that the property came from one of the co-conspirators himself makes no difference. As long as each conspirator intended that some conspirator commit each element of the substantive offense, the court held, the conspiracy charge is established," she said.
Lori Braender gave a speech at client Green Hill, Inc.'s 150 year Anniversary Gala at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange, New Jersey.
Parsippany, NJ May 2, 2016 - Day Pitney LLP announced today that Jennifer Solberg has rejoined Day Pitney’s Real Estate, Environmental & Land Use Practice as counsel in the Parsippany office.
Jim Bowers and Eric Fader were quoted in an article, "6 Ways To Be A Go-To Firm For HIPAA Compliance," in Law360. The article discussed how law firms can show their commitment to a HIPAA compliance practice, including maintaining a well-rounded general healthcare law practice, running a healthcare blog, and marketing the firm through speaking and writing. The article used Day Pitney's recently developed digital HIPAA self-assessment tool as an example of an enticement to attract new clients for HIPAA compliance work.
Susan Huntington, an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut Medical School, received a Leadership Award for Exceptional Volunteerism from the Medical School for teaching an annual seminar on health, law and ethics for 15 years.
On April 29, Paul Halasz will speak at a NJBA Special Seminar, "New Jersey Consumer Protection Laws and the Building Industry: Understanding and Protecting Against the Risk." This seminar will focus on two of the most significant statutes impacting the building industry, and those who supply products to consumers in residential construction: the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) and the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).
Mike Furey was quoted in an article, "NJ Justices' Fee-Shift Ruling Could Fuel Fiduciary Suits," in Law360. The article is about a New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that found attorneys who intentionally breach a fiduciary duty can owe counsel fees to a non-client. The case involves unusual facts that should not encourage additional malpractice lawsuits. "I think this is such an unusual situation that it's unlikely that it's going to start a spate of new claims against attorneys," Furey said.