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U.S. Food Safety Overhaul is Underway: FDA Gets Broad Oversight Powers

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 01-03-2011
  FDA Food Safety Modernization Act brings sweeping changes to food processing industry   By William L. Weigand   On Jan. 4, President Obama will sign...
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Domestic Partner Laws: How State Law & Health Care Reform Impact Section 125

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 10-18-2010
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FERC Opens Docket for Smart Grid Rulemaking Proceeding

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 10-12-2010
By Haeryung Shin and Michael Caughey Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) took the first step toward the adoption of standards for the national Smart Grid by creating docket...
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Health Care Reform: Accountable Care Organizations and Exempt-Organization Participants

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 09-01-2010
By Monica Gianni, Marisa Meltebeke, and Jill H. Gordon Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—groups of health care providers jointly responsible for the overall care and cost of Medicare...
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How New Job Creation, IPO’s, and Venture Capital in America are Linked

Posted by
Pascal Levensohn
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Levensohn Venture Partners
(Managing Partner at Levensohn Venture Partners) | 08-28-2010
Everybody agrees that, without meaningful job growth, America will not emerge from its current deep economic funk.  There is plenty of debate, however, over what drives that job creation...
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Health Care Reform: New Guidance on Claims and Appeals Procedures for Group Health Plans

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 08-23-2010
Amy Hwang New interim final rules impose new requirements on internal claims review procedures and establish an external review process for appeals.  On July 22, 2010, the Departments of...
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Trademark Licensors Beware: Is Your License an Inadvertent Franchise?

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 08-17-2010
Rochelle Spandorf Unhappy dealers, distributors, licensees, sales agents, and other independent contractors (regardless of their title) continue to sue manufacturers, suppliers, licensors, and...
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Health Care Reform: New Guidance for Group Health Plans on Coverage of Preventive Services

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 08-05-2010
By Sarah L. Bhagwandin Only July 19, 2010, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services jointly released interim final regulations relating to the coverage of recommended...
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U.S. Congress Passes Historic Libel Tourism Bill

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 08-03-2010
By Laura R. Handman, Robert D. Balin, and Erin Nedenia Reid On July 27, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote the Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established...
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5 Top ROI Reasons You Should Consider Hiring a Collections Agency

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Debie Batterson
Title: Owner
Company: Emergency Receivables Doctor, LLC
(Owner at Emergency Receivables Doctor, LLC) | 06-08-2010
Did you write off revenue in 2008 and 2009? I am always amazed to hear potential clients tell me they don't outsource their past due balances. It's amazing, because in most cases, it...
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