May 2017

John Gilligan to Chair Ohio State Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee

May 31, 2017
John Gilligan, a trial lawyer in the Firm’s Litigation Group, will serve as the Ohio State Bar Association’s (OSBA) Access to Justice Committee chair for 2017-2018. John previously served as the Committee’s vice chair.


Chief Managing Partner Steve Humke Introduces New Philadelphia Office on Inside Indiana Business

May 31, 2017

Ice Miller Chief Managing Partner Steve Humke joined Gerry Dick, host of Inside Indiana Business, to discuss the opening of the Firm’s Philadelphia office.



Cyber and Kidnap/Ransom Insurance Should Respond to Massive Global Ransomware Attacks in More than 100 Countries

May 30, 2017 by Nicholas Reuhs, Partner
The recent ransomware attack led many to reevaluate how prepared their organizations are for such an event. While risk mitigation (i.e., prevention) is critical, so is risk transfer through insurance. Most cyber insurers offer cyber extortion coverage as part of their policies, although the coverage can sometimes be difficult to locate and analyze in the context of a larger cyber policy.


Drivers, Start Your Internet!

May 25, 2017 by Lindsay M. Miller, Associate
In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) unanimously voted to open high-band spectrum for 5th generation (“5G”) wireless expansion. This action will significantly impact connected devices and the Internet of Things (“IoT”), including connected/ autonomous vehicles. While we are still several years from true 5G deployment, this week it “accelerated into reality” according to a blog from Ericcson.


DOJ Prioritizes Combating Health Care Fraud

May 25, 2017 by Robert J. Cochran, Partner
The investigation and prosecution of health care fraud will remain a priority for the Department of Justice (DOJ). In comments at an American Bar Association conference on health care fraud, the Acting Chief of the Criminal Division, Kenneth Blanco, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions “feels very strongly” about keeping health care fraud a priority. Blanco also said the investigation and prosecution of health care fraud will be “vigorous” under AG Sessions.


Dodged WannaCry? Get Ready for the Next Cyber-Attack!

After the “WannaCry” ransomware attack caused disruption in about 150 nations around the world, organizations need to be more cautious than ever of security vulnerabilities that can make them susceptible to cyber-attacks. After the “WannaCry” ransomware attack caused disruption in about 150 nations around the world, organizations need to be more cautious than ever of security vulnerabilities that can make them susceptible to cyber-attacks.


Ice Miller Partner Kip Tew Serves as Judge at Smart Cities – Silicon Valley Conference

May 12, 2017 by Kipper V. Tew, Partner
On May 9, 2017, Ice Miller partner Kip Tew served as a judge for the Innovation Alley Showcase and Awards at Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley. 


Health Care Transactions – Trends and Takeaways for 2017

May 2, 2017 by Kristina M. Tridico, Partner
The American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) Health Care Transactions conference was held recently in Nashville, Tenn., and everyone wanted to know what the status of health care deals is in light of the new administration and the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and what it all means for mergers and acquisitions in health care in the future.


Energize and Disrupt at the #IoTCivicHack

May 2, 2017 by Siddharth Bose, Associate
Did you know Indiana ranks first in the nation in duck production? Or that 80% of the U.S. population is within 24 hours of Indiana? Or that Indiana is considered the most manufacturing-intensive state in the nation?
 
Here in Indiana, we make more, we grow more, and we move more.


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