Legal News Archive: 2016

  • 12.15.2016

    VDEQ Changes Approach to No Further Action Letters and Officially Launches VURAM

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) has clarified its approach to issuing “no further action” letters (“NFAs”) for sites with both petroleum and non-petroleum contamination.  This clarified approach will ensure that non-petroleum...
  • 12.15.2016

    Environmental Notes - December 2016

    Click on the image below for a full PDF of the Environmental Newsletter.
  • 12.12.2016

    Trump Wins; Pruitt Nominated for EPA Administrator – What’s Next for Environmental Regulation?

    There’s a new sheriff in town.  Donald Trump’s election as President is likely to lead to significant changes in environmental regulation for American businesses.  Some changes can (and will) take place very quickly, with the stroke of a pen.  These include...
  • 12.09.2016

    Title Endorsements – Part 2

    The basic coverage provided by a standard ALTA title insurance policy addresses many of your common title insurance needs. Often, however, certain real estate transactions raise special title concerns. By requesting an endorsement to the title insurance...
  • 12.08.2016

    Williams Mullen On Call Q&A: Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel...

    Note: This interview was originally published in the Fall 2016 edition of Williams Mullen On Call. To read the full newsletter, click here. Williams Mullen recently interviewed Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel to discuss the...
  • 12.08.2016

    Williams Mullen On Call | Fall 2016

    Welcome to the first quarterly edition of Williams Mullen On Call. In this and future editions, the Williams Mullen Health Care Team will present you with interviews of leaders in the health care community, summaries of certain “breaking news,” and roundups...
  • 12.08.2016

    Final Rule Implementing MACRA

    On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule (the “Final Rule”) implementing the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Authorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) (Pub. L. 114-10). MACRA is a...
  • 12.08.2016

    Legislative Solutions: 2017 Virginia and North Carolina Legislative Preview

    Business leaders recognize the importance of seeking legal counsel to navigate the complex laws and regulations governing health care. However, changing business practices to comply with the legal landscape can be costly, time consuming and not without its...
  • 12.08.2016

    Williams Mullen On Call Q&A: Virginia Chamber President Speaks Out on Health Care Issues

    Note: This interview was originally published in the Fall 2016 edition of Williams Mullen On Call. To read the full newsletter, click here. Williams Mullen recently interviewed Virginia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry DuVal to obtain the Virginia...