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- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS Opens Determination Letter Program to Merged Plans and Hybrid PlansPosted on May 9, 2019 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupIn Revenue Procedure 2019-20, the IRS extended the determination letter program, effective as of September 1, 2019, to include merged plans resulting from a corporate merger or similar transaction. For a merged plan to be eligible for a favorable determination letter, (i) the date of the plan merger must occur no later than the last […] The post IRS Opens Determination Letter Program to Merged Plans and Hybrid Plans appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Biologics BlogLawmakers Release Framework for Section 101 ReformPosted on April 22, 2019 by On April 17, 2019, several lawmakers from the Senate and House of Representatives released a bipartisan, bicameral framework for statutory reform of 35 U.S.C. § 101. The framework was released about two months after the revival of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property. For the past several years, innovators, the Patent Office, and even judges [...]
- Blog: EndpointsExperienced Health Care and Privacy Partner Join’s Verrill Dana’s Health Care GroupPosted on December 13, 2018 by Academic and Clinical Research GroupWe are pleased to welcome attorney Nadine Peters to our nationally-recognized Health Care Group. Nadine comes to Verrill Dana with more than 15 years of experience as a health care and privacy attorney and focuses on clients within the health care and life sciences industries. Most recently, Nadine served as Deputy General Counsel at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an independent non-profit organization authorized under the Affordable Care Act to fund comparative effectiveness research. Prior to PCORI, she was [...]