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Corporate Finance & Transactions Alerts

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Administrative Dissolution of Minnesota Entities (3.24.09) 

Data Protection Advisors & Privacy Alerts
Employee Benefits Alerts

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Dollar Limits for Qualified Plans (10.23.14) 

 

IRS Permits $500 Health FSA Carryover (11.4.13) 

 

Dollar Limits For Qualified Plans (10.31.13) 

 

Federal Tax Treatment For Same-Sex Married Couples (9.3.13) 

 

Sick Leave Law Amended To Include Additional Family Members (8.12.13) 

 

Employee Benefit Implications of U.S. Supreme Court DOMA Decision and Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage Legislation (7.2.13) 

 

Jessica Forbes Olson Joins Oppenheimer’s Employee Benefits Practice (6.10.13) 

  

Effective October 1, 2013, Employers Must Distribute Health Insurance Exchange Notices (5.20.13) 

 

December 31, 2012 Deadline For Amending Certain Severance Arrangements to Ensure Section 409A Compliance (12.3.12) 

 

Dollar Limits for Qualified Plans (10.18.12) 

 

Health Care Reform Update For Employer-Sponsored Medical Plans (9.13.12) 

 

Plan Fiduciaries Must Review Service Providers’ Fee Disclosures Beginning July 1, 2012 (7.10.12) 

 

Employers Must Distribute Group Health Plan Summary Of Benefits And Coverage During This Fall’s Open Enrollment (5.17.12) 

 

Dollar Limits For Qualified Plans (10.20.11) 

 

2011 Open Enrollment Notices for ERISA Group Health Plans (8.22.11) 

 

Annual Medicare Part D Notification Deadline For Employers Has Changed (7.12.11) 

 

Upcoming Deadline to Amend Your Flex Plan: June 30, 2011 (6.23.11)

 

New ERISA Fiduciary Responsibility and Disclosure Requirements: Plan Fiduciaries Should Prepare Now for 2012 Deadlines (4.25.11) 

 

IRS Issues New Guidance on Form W-2 Reporting of Health Care Cost (4.12.11) 

 

Dollar Limits For Qualified Plans (10.28.10)

 

Employers Receiving Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Reimbursement Must Notify Plan Participants (10.20.10)

 

Getting Your Medical and Cafeteria Plans Ready for 2011 (9.24.10) 

 

Retiree-Only Plans Avoid Health Care Reform (6.24.10) 


Maintaining Grandfathered Plan Status (6.24.10) 

 

If You Receive a Letter From the IRS... (6.8.10) 

 

What’s in Mr. Forfeiture’s Account Balance? (6.8.10) 

 

COBRA Subsidy Extended Until May 31, 2010 (4.23.10) 

 

New Tax Incentives Available For Employers Hiring Certain Unemployed Workers (4.15.10) 

 

COBRA Subsidy Extended Again—Until March 31, 2010 (3.8.10)  

 

Mental Health Parity Expansion (2.8.10)  

 

COBRA Subsidy Extension (12.28.09)  

 

Dollar Limits for Qualified Plans (10.19.09)  

 

IRS Issues New Model Tax Notices for Eligible Rollover Distributions (9.16.09)  

 

DOL Issues Model Notices for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act COBRA Premium Subsidy and Extended Election Period (3.20.09)  

 

New HIPAA Privacy and Security Requirements Under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (3.16.09)  

 

New COBRA Changes Require Immediate Employer Action COBRA (2.19.09)  

 

“I Don't Care What Your Divorce Decree Says!": Recent Supreme Court Decision Simplifies Plan Administrators' Beneficiary Determinations (1.30.09)  

 

Minnesota Issues Guidance on Taxation of Severance, Equity Based Income and Other Deferred Compensation Paid to Nonresidents (10.24.08)  

 

IRS Issues Guidance on Health Savings Account (HSA) Issues (8.18.08)  

 

DOL Proposes New Information Disclosure Requirements for Plans with Participant-Directed Investments (8.12.08)  

 

HEART Act Affects Benefits For Military Personnel (6.26.08)  


Employer Action Needed For Cafeteria and Dependent Care Plans (3.24.08) 

 

Deferred Compensation and Stock Option Income Now Taxable For Minnesota Nonresidents (3.17.08) 

 

Bonus Deduction Denied Due to Employment Provision (2.06.08) 

 

DOL Issues Final Rules on Default Investment Alternatives Under Participant-Directed Individual Account Plans (11.8.07) 

 

Extends Section 409A Transaction Relief to December 31, 2008 (10.23.07) 

 

IRS Provides Limited Relief From 409A Deadline (9.14.07)  

 

Financial Services Alerts
Food Law Alerts
Health Care Alerts
Immigration Alerts

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H-1B (Specialty Occupation) VISA Petitions (Updated as of July 2013) 

Intellectual Property Alerts
Labor & Employment Alerts

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Another Blow To Employers: NLRB Reverses Course And Rules That Employees May Use Company Email For Union Organizing (12.16.14) 

 

Sick Leave Law Amended To Include Additional Family Members (8.12.13) 

 

Effective October 1, 2013, Employers Must Distribute Health Insurance Exchange Notices (5.20.13) 

 

December 31, 2012 Deadline For Amending Certain Severance Arrangements to Ensure Section 409A Compliance (12.3.12)

 

New Recordkeeping Requirements For Employers Covered By GINA (3.7.12) 

 

NLRB Once Again Extends Deadline For New Posting Rule (1.25.12) 

 

February 1st Notice Requirements For Companies with Employees in New York (1.10.12) 

 

NLRB Extends Deadline For New Posting Rule Until January 31, 2012 (10.6.11)

 

New NLRB Rule Requires Employers To Notify Employees Of Collective Bargaining Rights (9.7.11) 

 

DOL Releases Updated Regulations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (4.26.11)

 

Wisconsin Federal Court Invalidates Non-Solicitation Agreement Lacking Backward Restriction (2.22.11) 

 

Final GINA Rules Require Employer Actions Before January 10, 2011 (11.19.10) 

 

Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors? Be Careful (7.22.10) 

 

New Tax Incentives Available For Employers Hiring Certain Unemployed Workers (4.15.10) 

 

A Cautionary Note To Employers Considering Mandatory Days Off (3.18.09) 

 

USCIS Delays Use of New Form I-9 to April 3, 2009 (2.02.09) 

 

Federal Contractors Required to Use E-Verify: Effective Date Now
May 21, 2009 (1.29.09)
 

 

DOL Issues New Regulations Under Family Medical Leave Act (11.25.08) 

 

Federal Contractors Required to Use E-Verify (11.17.08) 

 

ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Becomes Law (9.30.08) 

 

Employers Now Statutorily Required to Provide Written Notice of Rights to Review Personnel Records (1.7.08) 


Deferred Compensation and Stock Option Income Now Taxable For Minnesota Nonresidents (3.17.08) 

 

Bonus Deduction Denied Due to Employment Provision (2.06.08) 

MedTech Alerts

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OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert Calling Physician-Owned Distributors (“PODs”) “Inherently Suspect” Under The Anti-Kickback Statute (3.27.13) 

 

Physician Payments Sunshine Final Rule Released (2.18.13) 

 

Recent GlaxoSmithKline Global Settlements May Have Far-Reaching Implications for MedTech Companies (7.6.12) 

 

Supreme Court Rules That Sales Representatives Are Exempt From Overtime Pay (7.2.12) 

 

Physician Payments Sunshine Provisions Remain In Effect (6.28.12) 

 

Sunshine Act Data Collection Delayed Until 2013, But Planning For Compliance Should Be Underway Now (5.8.12) 

 

Delay in Regulations Causes Delay in Sunshine Implementation (12.19.11) 

 

Minnesota Angel Investor Tax Credit Amendment Eases Requirements (6.29.11)

 

Impact of Stanford v. Roche Decision On Intellectual Property Transfer and Ownership (6.24.11) 

 

FDA Raises Profile of the Responsible Corporate Officer or Park Doctrine (4.18.11)

 

Clinical Trial Sponsors Paying Medical Expenses for Subject Injuries Otherwise Payable by Medicare Must Report to CMS (4.11.11) 

 

FDA Announces Changes to Medical Device Review Track (2.1.11) 

 

University of Minnesota Adopts New Conflict of Interest Policy For Clinical Health Personnel (8.20.10) 

 

Recent Developments in Fraud and Abuse Law Require Action By Medical Manufacturers (6.2.10) 

 

Additional Guidance For Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit/Grant For Medical Technology Companies (5.24.10) 

 

Minnesota Creates Angel Investor Tax Credit and Expands Research & Development Tax Credit (4.12.10) 


Congress Enacts New Investment Tax Credit for Qualified Therapeutic Discovery Projects (4.12.10) 

 

Another Decision Finding Preemption for PMA Medical Device (11.3.09) 

 

New Vermont and Massachusetts Sales and Marketing Requirements Take Effect on July 1, 2009 (6.19.09) 

 

FDA and Health Canada Studying Potential Health Risks of Medical Devices Containing BPA (4.17.09) 

 

Wisconsin Supreme Court Finds Product Liability Claims Related to a PMA Medical Device Preempted (2.19.09)  

 

MDL Court Finds All Claims Related to a PMA Medical Device Preempted (1.13.09) 

 

Government Scrutiny of Medical Device Manufacturers' Arrangements With Physicians Highlights Need for Compliance Review (4.21.08) 

Mergers & Acquisitions Alerts
Products Liability Alerts
Securities Alerts

Oppenheimer Achieves Eight Tier 1 Rankings on 2015 “Best Law Firms” List (11.7.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorneys Dave Potter and Marie van Uitert Published in Railway Age (9.11.14) 

  

19 Oppenheimer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers List (8.15.14) 

 

37 OWD Attorneys Among "Minnesota's Top Rated Lawyers 2014" (7.29.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2014 "Super Lawyers" & "Rising Stars" (7.9.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Jon Stechmann, Honored as "Up & Coming Attorney" (7.7.14)  

 

Oppenheimer Attorney Todd Anlauf Elected as Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (5.21.14) 

  

13 Oppenheimer Attorneys Recognized as 2013 MSBA North Star Lawyers (5.8.14) 

  

Four Oppenheimer Attorneys Made List of "Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota" (4.18.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Managing Partner Brad Keil Named Distinguished Alumni (4.11.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Bob Castle, Presenting at 2014 Employment Law Institute (5.19.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Margo Struthers, to Present at MSBA's Medical Device Innovation Consortium (3.14.14) 

 

Oppenheimer Names Litigation Partner Jeff Bouslog as Firm Chair (11.19.13)  

 

Oppenheimer Elects Three Partners (11.19.13)   

 

Oppenheimer Achieves Eight Tier 1 Rankings on 2014 “Best Law Firms” List (11.1.13) 

 

Oppenheimer Welcomes 3 Associates (10.2.13) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Barb Grahn, To Present at the 2013 Midwest Intellectual Property Institute on September 26th and 27th (9.17.13) 

 

17 Oppenheimer Attorneys Named to 2014 Best Lawyers List 

 

Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2013 "Super Lawyers" & "Rising Stars" (7.8.13) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Archana Nath, Honored as "Up & Coming Attorney" (7.8.13) 

 

Jessica Forbes Olson Joins Oppenheimer’s Employee Benefits Practice (6.10.13) 

 

Oppenheimer Partner, Bruce Blackburn, Announces Retirement (12.20.12) 

 

David Potter Named Among 2012 "Attorneys of the Year." (12.14.12) 

 

18 Oppenheimer Attorneys Named to 2012 Best Lawyers List (8.22.12) 

 

14 Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2012 "Super Lawyers" (8.22.12) 

 

Oppenheimer is on the Move (5.29.12) 

 

Oppenheimer Earns Eight First Tier Rankings from U.S. News and Best Lawyers (11.2.11) 

 

Oppenheimer Named to “Best Places to Work” List in 2011 (8.18.11) 

 

Seven Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2011 "Rising Stars" (7.21.11) 

 

15 Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2011 "Super Lawyers" (7.21.11) 

 

Susan Burnight Joins Oppenheimer’s Financial Services Practice (6.30.11) 

 

Tim Scallen Rejoins Oppenheimer’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice (5.19.11) 

 

Oppenheimer Welcomes 12 Associates (1.18.11) 

 

Lucinda Jesson Appointed as Commissioner of the Department of Human Services (1.12.11) 

 

Oppenheimer Elects Two Partners (1.5.11) 

 

Oppenheimer's Marty Culhane Named to "Lawyers of the Year" List (11.15.10) 

 

Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly Named to “Best Places to Work” List for Fifth Consecutive Year (9.2.10) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Bill Egan, Interviewed on Talk Radio (9.1.10) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney, Chris Hilberg, To Present at Patent Licensing Seminar in Chicago 

 

Sixteen Oppenheimer Attorneys Named "Best Lawyers" for 2011 (8.4.10) 

 

Sixteen Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2010 "Super Lawyers" (7.20.10)  

 

Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly Named to “Best Places to Work” List for Fifth Consecutive Year (7.19.10)  

 

Goodwill/Easter Seals of Minnesota Names Oppenheimer a "Business Partner of the Year" (4.9.10)  

 

Oppenheimer Attorneys, Chris Hilberg, Robert Hirning and Adam Kiedrowski Publish Article in Landslide, a publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (3.24.10) 

 

Oppenheimer Welcomes a New Associate (3.16.10) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorneys, Robert Hirning and Adam Kiedrowski, Publish Article in IP Law 360 (1.21.10) 

 

Oppenheimer Elects Two Partners, Effective January 1, 2010 (11.30.09) 

 

Eight Oppenheimer Attorneys Honored as 2010 "Rising Stars" (11.23.09) 

 

Oppenheimer Announces Leadership Succession Plan (11.11.09) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorneys, Ann Bildtsen and Mike Vanselow, Publish Article in Health Law 360 (10.19.09)  

 

Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly Named to “Best Places to Work” List for Fourth Consecutive Year (8.28.09) 

 

Thirteen Oppenheimer Attorneys Named 2009 "Super Lawyers" (7.22.09) 

 

Oppenheimer Attorney Rebecca Bernhard to Chair MSBA's Women in the Legal Profession Committee (7.7.09) 

 

Robin Radke Honored as a 2009 "Up & Coming Attorney" (5.07.09) 

 
Ann Bildtsen—Former Minnesota Assistant Attorney General—Joins Oppenheimer’s Business Litigation Practice (3.09.09) 

 

Michael Vanselow -- high-powered Medtronic litigation counsel and former Minnesota Deputy Attorney General -- to Rejoin Oppenheimer in its Complex Healthcare Litigation Practice (2.09.09) 

 

Oppenheimer Elects Four Partners (12.1.08) 

 

Thirteen Oppenheimer Attorneys Honored as 2009 "Rising Stars" (11.23.08) 

 

Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly Named to “Best Places to Work” List for Third Consecutive Year (8.15.08)