• Joshua Ashley

    Josh Ashley

    Un-bowing to Deference: Where We’re At, and Might Be Going, on Judicial Deference to Agencies in Matters of Statutory and Regulatory Interpretation

    June 3, 2021
    Last spring, the Arkansas Supreme Court clarified decades of seemingly conflicting precedent on when Arkansas’ judicial branch should defer to the executive branch on the legal meaning of a statute. No longer would an administrative agency’s view of a statute be given “great deference.” No longer would it be judicially embraced unless it was “clearly wrong.” An agency’s interpretation of a statute would now be reviewed afresh, under a de novo standard of review.1 And when the agency’s view comes into play at all (such as when the statute is ambiguous), it will operate as one of many interpretive tools—a light on the text, but not the sun.
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    Chambers USA Names 29 Attorneys to its 2021 America's Leading Lawyers Rankings

    June 1, 2021
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce 29 attorneys have been recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in the 2021 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm is also ranked highly in five categories: Corporate/Commercial, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate.
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  • Lynda Johnson

    On-Demand Webinar: Stark and Anti-Kickback - What Physician Practices Need to Know

    May 27, 2021
    Lynda Johnson, partner at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, and Christy Street, Senior Manager with HORNE, discuss why the Final Rule brings welcomed changes to physician practices and point out the biggest items in the Stark and Anti-Kickback Final Rule.
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  • Allison Rhodes

    Allison C. Pearson

    CDC Updates Guidance on Masks for Vaccinated Individuals

    May 14, 2021
    On Thursday, May 13, the CDC made significant changes to its guidance regarding mask wearing for vaccinated individuals. The new guidance states: "Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance."
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  • Jeremiah D. Wood

    Jeremiah D. Wood

    DOL Issues Guidance Addressing Cybersecurity For Plan Sponsors

    May 12, 2021
    For the first time, the Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance addressing cybersecurity for plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, recordkeepers, and plan participants of ERISA covered plans.
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  • Timothy Ezell

    Timothy C. Ezell

    On-Demand Webinar: Stark & Anti-Kickback Final Rule

    April 28, 2021
    Timothy Ezell, Attorney with Friday, Eldredge & Clark, and Rud Blumentritt, Partner with HORNE Healthcare, address Start and the Anti-Kickback Final Rule in this 15-minute on-demand webinar.
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  • Amie Alexander

    Amie Alexander

    On-Demand Webinar: HIPAA Concerns

    April 28, 2021
    Amie K. Alexander, Attorney with Friday, Eldredge & Clark and Mike Skinner, Managing Partner with HORNE Cyber answer pressing questions related to HIPAA and security in this 15-minute on-demand webinar.
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