On Monday the Senate had one of their rare unanimous votes ratifying a bill that would better protect the examination kits of rape survivors. Which is great, because we need the tenets of the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act yesterday.
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee introduced the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act of 2016 (Act) to exempt certain newly-enrolled provider-based, off campus hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) from reduced payments under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA).
On May 17, 2016, the State Department of Education (“CSDE”) distributed to school superintendents the Transition Bill of Rights, which was approved by the State Board of Education on May 4, 2016.
On Friday, May 20, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a “refreshed” Nutrition Facts label, which, except for the addition of trans-fats in 2006, had gone largely untouched since 1994.
Just last week we reported on the FCC’s overhaul of the Lifeline program. The Commission’s sweeping decision has now been published in the Federal Register.
On May 17, 2016, a federal judge, citing arbitrary and capricious decisionmaking by FDA and notice-based due process concerns, granted a plaintiff’s emergency motion for a temporary restraining order against FDA, thereby preventing FDA from putting a clinical drug trial on hold with respect to the plaintiff, Eugene “Neil” Fachon.
U.S. President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would fully lift a ban on the sale of lethal arms and military equipment to Vietnam.
What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers
This posting is the fourth in our ten-part series on unique issues that arise in connection with mergers and acquisitions involving government contractors and subcontractors.