Podcasts

A Conversation on CMS’ Emergency Preparedness Compliance for Healthcare Providers
10.06.2017
Radha V. Bachman, Elizabeth Scarola

In light of recent natural events in Florida and Texas and the looming deadline for compliance, we have asked James Randolph of the Tampa-based Pathfinder Group to be here with us to provide some helpful tips for providers with respect the CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements. View transcript »

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What is so important about blockchain?
05.15.2017
David W. Adams, Matthew E. Kohen, Justin S. Wales

It seems everyone today is talking about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. In this podcast, you're going to hear from David Adams, Matthew Kohen, and Justin Wales, who consult on these exciting emerging technologies. View transcript »

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Hotels 201: Legal and Business Issues in the Purchase and Sale of Hotels - What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
05.15.2017
David W. Adams, Daniel R. Weede

This is the second of a three-part series on the business and legal issues that arise in developing and owning hotels. In the first podcast, "Hotels 101," attorneys Dan Weede and David Adams discussed the basic legal and business issues unique to developing and owning hotels, including the brand's impact on creating and maintaining the hotel's value; the roles of various agreements in hotel deals, specifically the management agreement; franchise and loan agreements; and the basic metrics used to evaluate a hotel's financial performance. In this podcast, Dan and David discuss some of the more important issues in a hotel purchase and sale agreement, with a particular focus on the legal rights investors need to properly evaluate a hotel acquisition. View transcript »

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Real Insights on Real Estate: How to Review an SNDA
04.28.2017
David W. Adams

The SNDA - subordination, non-disturbance, and attornment agreement - is often glossed over in real estate transactions. In this podcast, real estate attorney David Adams gives lenders insight into the 10 questions they should ask when reviewing leases to better understand what obligations they may be facing if and when they step into the shoes of a landlord. View transcript »

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Hotels 101: Legal and Business Issues in Hotel Development and Ownership, a Beginner's Guide
03.21.2017
David W. Adams, Daniel R. Weede

Investing in or developing a hotel property is very different from other types of real estate, and there are numerous issues that first-time investors and developers need to consider. This podcast, the first in a three-part series on the hotel industry, provides an introduction to hotel development and ownership. View transcript »

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Post-Election Predictions: What the Hospitality Industry Can Expect in 2017
01.23.2017
David W. Adams, Daniel R. Weede

Like other industries, the hospitality industry is reacting to the surprise victory of President Donald Trump. In this podcast, real estate lawyers David Adams and Dan Weede discuss the impact of the election on the commercial real estate market - in particular, the hospitality industry. They share their observations and predictions on short- and long-term trends, millennials and social media, the share economy, minimum wage, occupancy rates, and financing of large hospitality projects. View transcript »

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Big Changes in FAA's Policies Concerning FAA Enforcement Actions
01.29.2016
Edward J. Page

It’s a new day at the FAA regarding enforcement actions. This podcast discusses a new option the FAA has to deal with a pilot’s problem, incident, or occurrence. Compliance actions can save your pilot’s license and keep you flying. Drone operators: this includes you! View transcript »

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Implications of Internal Data Theft at Hospitals: Tips for Preventing and Handling Data Breaches by Employees
10.30.2015
By Marissel Descalzo, Gavrila A. Brotz

Internal data theft by employees at hospitals and health systems is becoming an increasing concern. Criminals are targeting low-level employees who have access to patient information at the hospital for the purpose of stealing the data for profit. What should you look for if you are trying to root out a potential data breach or prevent these kinds of breaches? What steps should you take if a breach occurs?

Data security and privacy attorneys Gavrila Brotz and Marissel Descalzo provide tips for uncovering data breach threats, best practices for conducting an internal investigation, what to do when a breach occurs, preventive measures, and cyber litigation trends in this 20-minute Carlton Fields on Cyber podcast. View transcript »

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Hot Topics in Cyber Coverage
10.20.2015
By John C. Pitblado, Joseph W. Swanson

Insurers face a potential double whammy when it comes to cybersecurity threats. Like other companies, they must be vigilant about protecting the sensitive data they collect and store from hacks and breaches. On the other hand, insurers also are responsible for paying for claims when a breach occurs. Insurers are scrambling to craft new coverages in the wake of new risks and liabilities, while insurance regulators are scrambling to implement enhanced regulations requiring insurers to meet heightened cybersecurity standards.

Insurance litigation attorney John Pitblado and former criminal Assistant U.S. Attorney and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property prosecutor Joseph Swanson discuss hot topics in cyber coverage and the business of cyber insurance in this Carlton Fields on Cyber podcast. View transcript »

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A New Day: New Department of Justice Memo to Increase Prosecutions of White Collar Executives and Other Employees
10.08.2015
By Kevin J. Napper, Edward J. Page

New policy changes implemented by the DOJ will likely make it more difficult for companies to resolve investigations, and will increase exposure of senior corporate executives. This podcast, featuring Carlton Fields attorneys Kevin Napper and Ed Page, provides an overview of the key policy changes outlined in the DOJ memo. View transcript »

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Cyber Caremark: Protecting Your Board from Shareholder Derivative Litigation After a Data Loss Event
09.14.2015
By John E. Clabby, Joseph W. Swanson

A company’s board of directors has an important oversight role in protecting its company’s assets and its shareholders’ interests in an environment of increasing cyber threats. Former criminal Assistant U.S. Attorneys and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property prosecutors John E. Clabby and Joseph W. Swanson discuss key steps that a company should take now to minimize its exposure to cyber litigation in this half-hour Carlton Fields on Cyber podcast. View transcript »

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