U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect Banks Serving Marijuana Firms


By: Robert T. Smith

Last Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE) by a vote of 321-103, with 91 Republicans voting in favor. SAFE protects banks that serve marijuana businesses operating legally at the state level. Specifically, the legislation would prevent regulators from penalizing banks solely for serving legal operators.

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Taylor A. Stockemer Joins LGLR Class XXXV


Attorney Taylor A. Stockemer has been selected by the Little Rock Regional Chamber as a member of the Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXV. The announcement was made earlier today at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.

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OCR Reduces Annual Penalty Caps For Certain Violations Under HIPAA


By Lynda M. JohnsonTimothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (September/October)

On April 30, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued notification that it is lowering the maximum total penalties it may assess against covered entities and business associates for multiple violations of HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules in a single year.

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Taylor A. Stockemer Named Arkansas Business "20 in Their 20s"


Taylor A. Stockemer has been chosen to be a part of the 2019 class of “20 in Their 20s: The New Influentials” presented by Arkansas Business. The annual list was created to recognize the youngest business and community leaders who are still in their 20s.

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Part 8: Discovery Basics


Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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