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Publisher's Note May 2016

Our goal in publishing Metropolitan Corporate Counsel and its various digital offshoots is to provide readers, most of them senior legal executives at major companies, with news and information that holds special appeal for them. That may be because it shines a light on legal and business issues...

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Another Successful “Clear Evidence” Preemption Defense

The FDA’s response to citizen petitions is indicative of a rejected labeling change if a petition post-dates the alleged injury. This month, the District Court of Utah issued a preemption decision addressing the “clear evidence” standard set forth in the Supreme Court’s...

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Healthcare | Life Sciences

The IRS’ Position on HRAs: How the Affordable Care Act and HRAs interact

The notice provides welcome guidance relating to HRAs that are an integral part of many employers’ group health programs. The latest installment of guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) relating to employer-sponsored health plans was issued on December 16, 2015, in the form of IRS...

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