January 11, 2019 | Law360
This feature story notes that for the second consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Justice has lagged behind in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation recoveries. The piece goes on to address what this performance means for the DOJ’s FCA efforts in the future. Mintz’s Jordan Cohen is among the industry sources providing commentary.
January 11, 2019 | Greentech Media
This feature article discusses a clean energy incentive geared toward attracting investment in low-income communities. The framework, Opportunity Zones, is linked to a section of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and offers equity investors tax benefits if they invest among the more than 8,700 designated “economically distressed” opportunity areas. Mintz Member Abraham (Avi) Reshtick is among the industry sources providing commentary.
January 10, 2019 | Inside Health Policy
This feature article discusses the industry’s reaction to the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) newly-released information on their medical software precertification program. The article notes that initial reactions are split regarding an important question – If the FDA has statutory authority to implement pre-certification. Aaron Josephson, a senior director at ML Strategies and former senior policy advisor at FDA’s device center, is among the industry sources quoted within the piece.
January 9, 2019 | Law360
This Law360 “Expert Analysis” column, authored by Mintz Member and Chair of the Environmental Practice Jeff Porter, notes that amid the ongoing chaos of competing Clean Water Act judicial decisions and agency actions, it is clear that Congress should have taken necessary action.