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The outlook for startups and emerging businesses
This year has been a year like no other. In this episode, Jay talks to fellow partner Brett Thornton, chair of Porter Wright’s Energy, Biotech and Emerging Business practice group, about how deal work for emerging businesses has been affected by the pandemic, the elections and the possibility of changing antitrust rules.
COVID-19’s impact on the Health Care Industry
COVID-19 has had an impact on virtually every industry in the country, but none more so than on health care. In this episode, Jay talks with John Carney, chair of Porter Wright’s Health Care Practice and former Ohio state representative, about the changes that COVID-19 has wrought on health care and on some changes the industry is likely to experience in the future.
Ohio’s COVID-19 qualified immunity legislation
COVID-19 has spurred all sorts of legislation. In this episode, Jay discusses some examples of COVID-19-related legislation with John Carney, Chair of Porter Wright’s Health Care Practice and former three-term Ohio state representative. The discussion includes Ohio’s recently-enacted qualified immunity legislation (HB 606) as well as some thoughts about future laws that may be on the horizon on the federal level.
NCAA’s legal woes: Antitrust challenges from student-athletes continue
Jay Levine talks with Luke Fedlam about all of the legal issues facing the NCAA regarding a student athlete’s ability to financially benefit from their name, image and likeness.
Antitrust during COVID-19 Part 3: Planning for the future
With any large crisis, litigation follows and that will certainly be the case with the COVID-19 pandemic. In the third and final installment of our podcast series on consumer protection and antitrust concerns during COVID-19, Jay Levine, host and partner at Porter Wright, talks to attorney Allen Carter, about the areas where businesses may be at risk for litigation, what they should be thinking about now to protect themselves and what to expect in the coming months and years.
Antitrust during COVID-19 Part 2: Price gouging and hoarding of supplies
If you’ve been to the store lately, you know there are a few things that are hard to find and others are increasing in price. But when does stocking up turn into hoarding or demand driving up prices turn into price gouging?
In the second of a three-part series on consumer protection and antitrust concerns during COVID-19, host Jay Levine and Porter Wright attorney Allen Carter discuss how federal and state governments protect consumers in these instances, how the COVID-19 crisis impacts the laws and what companies need to know to protect their business.
Be sure to listen to the first podcast in this series, Antitrust during COVID-19 Part 1: Concerns about collaboration. The next installment discusses what companies should be doing now to protect themselves from litigation around antitrust and consumer protection in the future.
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