News September 12, 2012
Insight August 21, 2012
Rimon, P.C. and Bernstein commissioned a study on tax consequences of diversifying and divesting concentrated stock holdings in 2012 versus 2013 to get a sense for the impact of changing tax rates, including new healthcare taxes, on selling and diversifying private stock. The study explores the upfront tax difference in executing trades this year versus next year, and the impact that difference can have over the longer-term. This raises important questions we should all be asking regarding planning for an efficient transaction, deployment into new investments – private or public – and multi-generational or charitable planning. Read the case study here.
Insight August 15, 2012
Among the many issues for consideration when forming an Accountable Care Organization are those related to legal structure and governance. Here are the top five things to consider in forming an ACO.
Insight August 15, 2012
Let’s say that you are a physician in a primary care practice, and the local hospital has asked you to join an Accountable Care Organization (“ACO”) that the hospital is forming. What should you do? Is this a good idea or not? What questions do you need to ask in order to make an informed decision?
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (“NCQA”), a nonprofit that evaluates and accredits ACOs and other health plans, defines an ACO as “an alliance of physicians, hospitals, and other providers that coordinates care for a particular group of patients to improve quality and reduce costs.” While improving quality and reducing costs sounds like a good idea, we all know that the devil is in the details. How do you know whether an ACO is really for you?
EventDescription: We all know what can happen in the legal world when records aren’t managed properly. This course examines the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles®’ (GARP®) effect on the legal profession and explores why lawyers must heed the GARP® principles to potentially avoid malpractice and, in some instances, to keep
Insight July 20, 2012
Message sent...wait, was that a contract?
With a daily average of 105 emails, 45 text messages, innumerable tweets, posts, and pics flying in and out at the click, the average professional participating in the global market economy has reached the era of informal instant communication. (The Radicati Group Email Statistics Report 2009-2013)
But despite the demands of integrating wide networks through multiple mediums, some things remain the same—like how we create a contract.
Here are some quick tips to avoid creating an unanticipated obligation:
News July 18, 2012
News July 09, 2012
Insight Scott Raber · July 02, 2012
Navigating the enforceability of employer-employee arbitration provisions—seldom a straightforward task under California law—has been rendered more difficult following two recent California Court of Appeal decisions interpreting state precedent, the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), and the United States Supreme Court’s opinions in Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. AnimalFeeds International Corp. and AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion.