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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley partner Slates Veazey was quoted in the Mississippi Business Journal on pushback on Mississippi’s medical marijuana legislation. The state-level scrutiny will come from Mississippi’s Department of Health and Department of Revenue. Veazey said the Department of Health will issue licenses for and regulate all license types except dispensaries, which fall under the Department of Revenue ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Slates Veazey was quoted in the Mississippi Business Journal on challenges with Mississippi’s medical marijuana program. A change in congressional direction could convince the Mississippi Legislature to let state-chartered banks and credit unions accept cannabis-business deposits, a move that lawmakers rejected in killing a 2021 bill to allow financial services to the medical marijuana industry ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that partner Dick Sayles has earned National Board Certification as a trial lawyer advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). National Board Certification is the highest, most stringent and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Bruce Ely was quoted in Tax Notes State on a new state tax credit ruling. The Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals just ruled that a Louisiana couple could claim an other-state tax credit on amounts they gave to an Alabama-based scholarship-granting organization (SGO) in exchange for an Alabama income tax credit. Ely said the Board “got it right, both from a Louisiana and Alabama tax perspective ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce the arrival of associates Dean J. Balaes and Grant T. Williamson to the Nashville office. “Dean and Grant’s impressive backgrounds in healthcare and real estate will enhance the capabilities we offer to our clients navigating these areas, and we are pleased to add them to the firm,” said Bradley Nashville Office Managing Partner Lauren B. Jacques. Mr ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Aaron Chaloner has joined the firm’s Nashville office as a senior attorney in the Intellectual Property Practice Group “Aaron’s technical background in neuroscience gives him a unique lens into the intersection of legal and scientific issues, allowing him to provide an exceptionally high level of service to clients in the biotechnology industry, while also expanding the depth of the capabilities our team offers,” said Bradley Nashvill

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Elisha Kobre was quoted in a Texas Lawbook article discussing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s long-anticipated draft rulings for when publicly traded companies need to disclose information about the impact that climate change may have on their businesses and their investors.  Kobre, who has monitored the SEC’s climate change proposals, was asked to review the SEC’s report and provide his analysis ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Slates Veazey was quoted in Mississippi Today on the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act. Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act into law in February 2022. Now, some local businesspeople hoping to get a foothold in the industry are being blocked by their elected officials ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that seven attorneys across the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been named to the 2022 Texas Super Lawyers Magazine’s Texas Rising Stars list. Bradley Partner Mary Elizondo Frazier has also been recognized in the “Up and Coming 50: 2022 Women Texas Rising Stars” and the “Up and Coming 100: 2022 Texas Rising Stars” Top Lists, indicating high point totals earned during the Super Lawyers selection process ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Stephanie Hoffmann was quoted in a Part B News article discussing a Texas court’s block of the baseline fee determination in the No Surprises Act.   The court vacated one feature of the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process outlined in the federal government’s No Surprise Act regulations, a decision that may result in more providers challenging prices named by the government — and cause them to go up ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Adam Yost, an attorney in the firm’s Dallas office, has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential in the United States through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). "We congratulate Adam on earning the Certified Information Privacy Professional credential,” said Bradley Dallas Office Managing Partner Richard A. Sayles ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[! Bradley partner Chris Hawkins was interviewed by Law360 after being appointed by the Eleventh Circuit Court to the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama. "It's an honor. I'm grateful for the opportunity," Hawkins said. Hawkins said both Bradley and the Alabama Bankruptcy Institute helped him to develop the expertise that put him in the position to take his new appointment. "I'm very grateful for the time I had at Bradley," Hawkins said ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Four Bradley attorneys contributed to the 2021 American Health Law Association Year in Review. In addition to slides, the document outlines significant developments over the year in specific healthcare areas. Michael Fischer and Najla Long co-authored the section on Antirust, and Lyndsay Medlin and Brad Robertson co-authored the section on False Claims Act and Government Enforcement.  The complete Year in Review was distributed to AHLA members at their annual meeting ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Natalie Adams was quoted in the Daily Beast on the D.C. Trucker Convoy donations. If the convoy was found to use the donations for reasons outside of its mission, Adams said the convoy and its sponsor, the AFCLF (American Foundation for Civil Liberties and Freedom), might have some explaining to do. “The federal standard to prove wire fraud has two elements: That somebody intended to defraud somebody else; and that they used wire communications to do it ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Christopher L. Hawkins, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed by the Eleventh Circuit Court to serve as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Alabama. Mr. Hawkins will be sworn in next week ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Bruce Ely was quoted in Law360 Tax Authority on state-federal tax conformity. Business groups are urging states to decouple from several changes caused by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that take effect for 2022, and some states are moving to do so, at least from the provisions dealing with the limitation on the deduction of business interest expenses. Ely told Law360 the business community in Alabama has been pushing for the bill to decouple from IRC section 163(j) ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Tripp Haston was quoted in Law360 on states introducing legislation that would require litigants to disclose third-party funding, a trend that proponents — including insurers — say will have a positive impact on case settlements, while opponents argue it's unnecessary and unfair. Haston has seen an uptick in litigation financing in many suits in which he's defending pharmaceutical or medical device companies ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partners Aron Beezley and Erin Illman were recognized by JD Supra in its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards, which identify top authors and firms for their thought leadership in key topics during 2021 ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!As business partner conflicts are on the rise, we are pleased to announce the launch of Bradley’s new Business Divorce blog. The blog is a valuable resource for majority owners and minority investors, as well as their legal and business advisors, in a wide variety of private businesses ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Hunter Robinson was quoted in American Banker on cannabis regulatory potholes. Cannabis business may be a lucrative niche for banks, but banking pot-related companies come with regulatory risks and legal gray areas that keep many financial institutions away. The availability of growing technologies that may assist banks in this industry is relevant for banks that are interested in banking cannabis companies, but they are not quite there ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley attorney Casey Miller has been selected for the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville's Arts Board Matching Program. The biannual leadership and professional development program trains business professionals in nonprofit board best practices and matches them with local arts organizations for potential board service ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Henry Su was quoted in Law360 on Federal Trade Commission transparency. A failed effort last month to kick off a Federal Trade Commission study requiring pharmacy benefit managers to explain how their business practices affect competition highlighted the limits of agency Chair Lina M. Khan's effort to cast the traditionally opaque FTC as more transparent ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | February 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Chris Bowles was quoted in the Memphis Business Journal on a recent lease agreement in West Tennessee. The Megasite Authority of West Tennessee board of directors met on Feb. 17 and approved a 30-year lease agreement with the state of Tennessee and Ford Motor Co. for the Blue Oval City project ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | February 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Bruce Ely was quoted in Law360 Tax Authority on a recent U.S. Supreme Court petition from Ferrellgas Partners LP challenging New Jersey’s flat $150 per-partner fee. The fee, which is imposed when partnerships file information returns, highlights inconsistencies among high court rulings that have invalidated some unapportioned charges but permitted others, tax practitioners say ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | February 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Five Bradley attorneys contributed to the American Health Law Association 2021 Year in Review. In addition to Year in Review slides, the document outlines significant developments over the year in specific health care areas. Michael Fischer and Najla Long co-authored the section on Antirust; Justin Brown co-authored the section on Fraud and Abuse; and Lyndsay Medlin and Brad Robertson co-authored the section on False Claims Act and Government Enforcement ...

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