Blogs & Social Media Sites

Blogs

  • Blockchain and Financial Services Blog

    The Blockchain and Financial Services Blog offers the latest information on banking development and litigation trends. Topics range from commercial and consumer lending through bankruptcy, lender liability defense, and the Dodd-Frank Act through Regulations JJ.

  • Ohio's Data Protection Act: An Opportunity for Financial Institutions That Operate in Ohio

    Good news! The Ohio legislature has offered financial institutions some legal protections in the form of the Ohio Data Protection Act (the “Act”). However, you must be proactive. It will be good for your business and may help in future litigation. Read More ›

    Agreed, Not Unauthorized and yet Unenforceable

    Students in the USA are taught that we have three branches of government; executive, legislative and judicial.  Young students are taught that the legislature makes laws, the executive enforces laws and the judicial branch of government interprets laws.  Lawyers know the system is not that simple. Read More ›

    Update and Expansion: Appeals in a Foreclosure Case, an Empty Right in Ohio?

    A few months ago, I posted a blog article questioning the true economic viability of appellate opportunities of a putative junior lien creditor in Ohio foreclosure cases. In that post, I speculated on the situation that might be faced by an appealing mortgagor if it wanted to appeal from a trial court order granting a decree of foreclosure and directing a sale of the liened property. A new decision addresses that fact pattern. Read More ›

  • fbtTECH Blog
  • When All You Want for the Holiday's is the Latest IoT Device

    Internet of Things (IoT)

    Does your holiday wish list have a Google home, Nest thermostat, Smarter iKettle, Fitbit Versa smartwatch (guilty), or another internet-connected device on it? Before making your wish list be sure to consider the potential privacy and security concerns that can accompany these so-called Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Read More ›

    Ohio’s Data Protection Act: An Opportunity for Financial Institutions That Operate in Ohio

    Ohio Data Privacy

    Good news! The Ohio legislature has offered financial institutions some legal protections in the form of the Ohio Data Protection Act ( “Act”), effective November 2 and believed to be a first-of-its-kind state law. Read More ›

    $1 Billion Telemedicine Fraud Scheme in Tennessee

    Telehealth lawsuit

    In October, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that several individuals and companies were indicted in Tennessee for a $1 billion telemedicine fraud scheme. Read More ›

  • Health Law Matters

    A blog about relevant legal perspectives for the health care industry.

  • Recommending Physicians Get Ready: Ohio BOP Announces Launch of Patient & Caregiver Registry for Ohio Medical Marijuana Program

    Ohio Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    Don’t criticizeeeeeee it” – the State Board of Pharmacy, that is, because the State Board of Pharmacy did its job, announcing today that the “Patient and Caregiver Registry” for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program has been activated, just before dispensary products are expected to be available to patients. Read More ›

    CMS’ New Fee Schedule Signals Modern, Cost-Conscious Approach to Telehealth for Medicare Patients

    Telehealth

    On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for public inspection. Read More ›

    West Virginia Adopts New Rules to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

    Prescription pills

    During 2018, the West Virginia Legislature took several important steps to supplement and strengthen the State’s response to the opioid epidemic. [1] Read More ›

  • International Services Group

    The International Services Group Blog is a resource for business leaders within the international commerce industry. Frost Brown Todd's international lawyers discuss the latest challenges for international trade and regulation, as well as solutions for those challenges.

  • Section 301 Tariffs on Chinese Products and Retaliatory Tariffs by China on U.S. Goods

    Starting on July 6, 2018, the Trump administration has imposed a 25 percent ad valorem tariff on certain Chinese machinery and high-tech imports following an investigation pursuant to section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (the “Section 301 Tariffs”). The United States Trade Representative (the “USTR”) has determined, as a result of that investigation, that China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation are (i) unreasonable or discriminatory, and (ii) burden or restrict U.S. commerce. Read More ›

    Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

    Starting on June 1, 2018, the Trump Administration has imposed a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports into the U.S. from all countries, except Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and South Korea. The exemption was granted to these four countries, as they agreed to quotas that prohibit any imports into the U.S. above certain specified levels.  Read More ›

    Exemptions and Exclusions to the New Steel Tariff

    Country-Based Exemptions

    Earlier this month, Frost Brown Todd LLC published a legal update regarding the new 25 percent tariff on imported steel products, which went into effect on March 23, 2018. Under the original form of the presidential proclamation issued on March 8, 2018, the steel tariff would have applied to the importation of steel materials from any country except for Canada and Mexico. However, on March 22, 2018, President Trump  amended the proclamation by adding four more countries and one union to the country-wide exemption list. As a result, until May 1, 2018, the steel tariffs will not apply to imports from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, the European Union, Mexico, and South Korea. Read More ›

    Social Media Sites


    Facebook
    Facebook is a social networking website intended to connect friends, family, and business associates. It is the largest of the networking sites.


    Twitter
    Twitter is a website, owned and operated by Twitter Inc., which offers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called tweets.


    LinkedIn
    LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site. Founded in December 2002 and launched in May 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking.

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