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Pharmaceutical Company Liability for Statements of Opinion About Pending FDA Approval: The Second Circuit Clarifies

March 14, 2016

For a pharmaceutical company, obtaining approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) for a new drug product is critical to the company’s success, and accordingly, of intense interest to the investing community.  In certain circumstances, the company risks exposing itself to substantial liability under federal securities laws when publicly stating optimistic opinions about… read more →

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United States Supreme Court Holds That A Defendant’s Unaccepted Offer Of Full Settlement To Named Plaintiff In A Class Action Does Not Require Dismissal Of The Action As Moot

January 26, 2016

Can a defendant in a putative class action obtain dismissal of that action as moot by making an “offer of judgment” under federal rules that, if accepted, would fully satisfy the claim of the individual named plaintiff? It is an issue with implications in a broad set of contexts, from employment and consumer litigations to… read more →

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Managing Partner Peter Venaglia to Speak at Upcoming Program on Pharmaceutical Compliance

January 5, 2016
Filed under: Compliance, News

The firm’s Managing Partner, Peter Venaglia, has been invited to lead an interactive workshop at the American Conference Institute’s 16th Annual Forum on Fraud and Abuse in the Sales and Marketing of Drugs: Fortifying Compliance Protocols to Prepare for Changing Enforcement Priorities.  The workshop, which is entitled an “Interactive Working Group on Upgrading Your Pharmaceutical… read more →

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New Law Requires NYC Employers to Offer Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

December 7, 2015

On January 1, 2016 employers with 20 or more full-time employees in New York City will be required to offer up to $130 in pre-tax transit benefits to their employees. The law covers a wide array of employers including for-profit and nonprofit businesses, business headquartered outside the City with NYC-based employees, and chain businesses. Employers… read more →

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