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Health Care Fraud Sweeps Continue – An Analysis of the Nationwide Investigations into Compounding Pharmacies and their Constituents
On behalf of Kaplan Marino posted in Pharmacy Law on Tuesday , February 21, 2017.
Federal investigations into alleged fraudulent claims and kickback arrangementsin the health care industry have become a growing nationwide trend over the past several years. Compounding pharmacies and their constituents appear to be at the onslaught of these expansive investigations and subsequent takedowns.
On behalf of Kaplan Marino posted in Uncategorized on Monday , August 29, 2016.
Top 5 Things to know about Digital Currency and Block Chain Technology As a borderless technology, regulation is complicated, and it is difficult to balance consumer protection while encouraging innovation. We reached a tipping point in 2014/2015 when the focus shifted from a currency centric perspective to broader block chain technology perspective. Markets are moving … Continue reading 5 things you need to know
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On behalf of Kaplan Marino posted in Public Corruption on Saturday , March 05, 2016.
Last month, the Supreme Court granted former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell’s request to hear his case. McDonnell was convicted in 2014in federal district court, along with his wife, for intervening with state officials on behalf of a political supporter who had contributed close to $180,000 in loans, vacations, and luxury goods to the former governor. McDonnell filed an appeal to the Fourth Circuit, which upheld his convictions.
Continue reading Key Public Corruption Case Set For SCOTUS
On behalf of Kaplan Marino posted in Public Corruption on Thursday , December 03, 2015.
On July 2, 2015, the Sarawak Report, a UK-based online media source covering environmental politics in Sarawak, Malaysia, published an article accusing the Prime Minister of Malaysia—NajibRazak—of receiving nearly $700 million of deposits in his personal account from monies related to a state investment fund. Approximately one month later on August 4, 2015, the Royal Malaysia Police obtained an arrest warrant for Clare Rewcastle-Brown, the London-based investigative journalist and founder of the Sarawak Report, for committing “activities detrimental to parliamentary democracy” and for publishing “statements likely to cause public alarm.”
Continue reading Interpol Rejects Malaysia’s Red Notice Request For UK Journalist