Legal Compliance

HIPAA

HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, increased healthcare portability and accountability, and the protection of privacy of patients.​

Insider Trading

Insider Trading

A general understanding of Insider Training laws is surprisingly important to the health of your business. Why? Because the strength of our economy, the ability for people to buy what you sell, is tightly interwoven with the strength of our

Joint Development Agreements

Joint Development Agreements

A joint development agreement sets the terms for multiple parties working together to develop something. JDAs are a fact of life for businesses because more and more companies are building stuff with more and more other companies, all over the world. 

Anti-Bribery – Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Anti-Bribery – Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 addresses accounting transparency requirements and bribery of foreign officials. Corrupt business practices diminish the integrity of our worldwide business community. This matters to you because governments all over the world have created anti-corruption

Litigation Hold

Litigation Hold

It’s possible that you’ve never heard of the term, Litigation Hold. Well, if not, you wouldn’t be the only one. But, it’s a term you need to not only think about but understand. Why? Because it can be very costly

Anti-Human Trafficking

Anti-Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labor, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others. There are over 25 million people currently enslaved as either sex workers or laborers. Not at one

Secondment

Secondment

Secondment is essentially a situation where an employee is temporarily transferred to another job or to another company for the benefit of his or her employer. It’s common when two or more companies form a joint venture. This can be

Anti-Money Laundering

Anti-Money Laundering

To launder money is to conceal the origins of illegally obtained money by passing it through banking transfers or commercial transactions. It’s one of the most important tools for drug cartels, terrorists, corrupt politicians, human traffickers, and other violent criminals. They

Stark Laws

Stark Laws

The Physician Self-Referral Law, better known as Stark Law, aims to prevent unethical referrals between healthcare providers. Even though most physicians are highly ethical people, many are not. If your employees violate Stark, the penalties can be frightening. But, what’s

Antitrust

Antitrust

Antitrust laws.  Whether it’s the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act, or the FTC Act, if you’re doing business of any kind in the US, you need to understand the fundamentals.  Why? Well, competition is critical to us. It keeps prices