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MH Business Exchange is a bi-weekly podcast series featuring McDonald Hopkins attorneys exchanging ideas and insight on important legal and business topics that impact you.

MH Business Exchange is a bi-weekly podcast series featuring McDonald Hopkins attorneys exchanging ideas and insight on important legal and business topics that impact you.
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MH Business Exchange is a bi-weekly podcast series featuring McDonald Hopkins attorneys exchanging ideas and insight on important legal and business topics that impact you.

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English


Episodes

Is your business prepared for CFIUS? FIRRMA pilot program impacts foreign investment in US business

2/11/2019
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On Episode 26 of MH Business Exchange, McDonald Hopkins corporate and transactional attorney Jeff Van Winkle joins host Mike Witzke to to discuss CFIUS and how the new FIRRMA pilot program is impacting foreign investment into U.S. businesses that would not have previously been affected. They discuss what industries now fall into CFIUS, consider new guidelines for companies seeking foreign investment or acquisition to protect themselves from penalties that could equal the value of the...

Duration:00:13:20

Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Healthcare Industry

2/1/2019
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On episode 25 of MH Business Exchange, McDonald Hopkins healthcare attorney Rick Hindmand joins host Mike Witzke for a deeper dive into best practices for cybersecurity in the healthcare industry. The episode builds on the Jan. 9, 2019 blog Hindmand authored with fellow MH attorney Emily Johnson, "Guidance Recommends Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices" (Link:...

Duration:00:16:51

Wayfair Decision's Impact on Ohio Tax Law and What to Expect at the 2019 Ohio Tax Conference

12/13/2018
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During Episode 24 of MH Business Exchange, David D. Ebersole, an associate in the Columbus, Ohio office of McDonald Hopkins, joins MH Business Exchange host Mike Witzke for discussion recent developments in Ohio tax law and more. Topics covered include how the recent South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. case will impact Ohio, the events surrounding the largest tax conference in the nation, and Ebersole’s new three-volume treatise: Baldwin’s Ohio Tax Law: 2018 Edition.

Duration:00:12:45

Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez: Update from the front lines of the Florida recount

11/16/2018
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In this update to MH Business Exchange Episode 23, Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez provides up-to-the-minute details from the front lines of the Florida recount, including a decision on the governor's race and early news from hand recounts in the senate and commissioner of agriculture races.

Duration:00:05:03

Florida Recount Update: Lawsuits, rulings, processes, and a few spoilers of what lies ahead

11/16/2018
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McDonald Hopkins Miami Managing Member Raquel Rodriguez, who represented George W. Bush in the 2000 Florida recount, keeps you up to date with all of the events surrounding the 2018 recount. She explains the current lawsuits, the most recent court rulings, and even offers some spoilers of what lies ahead.

Duration:00:25:29

Examining the 2018 Florida Recount Through The Lens of a 2000 Recount Veteran

11/12/2018
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On episode 22 of MH Business Exchange, Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez, McDonald Hopkins' Miami managing member and former general counsel to Florida Governor Jeb Bush, provides a rare perspective into the 2018 Florida recount. She bringing her expertise as one of the lead lawyers for George W. Bush in the 2000 recount, explaining the differences in 2018 as she explains the process, the lawsuits, and what to expect in the days and weeks ahead.

Duration:00:21:10

Securities Implications of Blockchain Technology

11/6/2018
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On Episode 20 of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke is joined by McDonald Hopkins member Ilirjan Pipa for a discussion of topics including potential applications for blockchain technology, whether initial coin offerings and token generation are classified as "securities offerings," and how to structure ICOs to be compliant with existing laws.

Duration:00:22:38

A quick tour of the business income deduction

10/30/2018
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On Episode 20 of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke is joined by McDonald Hopkins attorney Michael Riley for a quick tour of all you need to know about the business income deduction. They discuss everything from understanding who qualifies for the 20 percent tax break to the reason behind congress’ decision to give us the qualified business deduction, whether or not all sole proprietors and owners of pass-through business get the deduction, and more.

Duration:00:20:27

Franchise Law: Antitrust issues franchisors and franchisees need to know

9/18/2018
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On Episode 19 of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke is joined by McDonald Hopkins' Cleveland attorneys Jen Armstrong and Christopher Dean. Their discussion focuses on everything franchisors and franchisees need to know about today's most important antitrust issues. These include no-poach agreements and other emerging governmental risks, what franchisors can do to eliminate risk of civil and criminal enforcement, and the minimizing the potential for violating antitrust laws while...

Duration:00:13:16

Trends in long-term care

8/21/2018
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On episode 18 of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke and McDonald Hopkins business and real estate attorney Todd Baumgartner discuss current trends in long-term care. Among the topics covered are the expanding number of new facilities to service a growing senior population, the pitfalls to consider when building or acquiring assisted-living facilities, Certificate of Needs programs, and access to HUD financing.

Duration:00:13:03

The role of fiduciaries: Who, what and when

8/14/2018
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In today's 17th episode of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke talks with McDonald Hopkins trust and estate attorney Roger Shumaker about fiduciaries: Who are they, what do they do, and how do they act? These questions and more are answered as Witzke and Shumaker discuss all of the various types of fiduciaries and their roles, from guardianships, to powers of attorney, executors, personal representatives, administrators and trustees.

Duration:00:14:37

Key issues in environmental law: The Clean Water Act, the Clean Power Plan, and more

8/7/2018
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On episode 16 of MH Business Exchange, host Mike Witzke and McDonald Hopkins attorney John Heer discuss some of today’s hot issues in environmental law. These topics include the jurisdiction of the federal government within the Clean Water Act, what “waters of the United States” actually means, the Clean Power Plan and the impact deregulation in the Trump era has made on the practice of environmental law.

Duration:00:14:26

Use of representation and warranty insurance in M&A Deals

7/25/2018
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Host Mike Witzke talks with Ilirjan Pipa, the chair of McDonald Hopkins' Securities Practice Group, about the use of representation and warranty insurance in M&A deals. Learn more about how insurance shifts risk to the insurance provider, allowing a buyer to collect straight from the policy instead of filing a claim against the seller after suffering loss due to a breach of a seller's rep in a purchase agreement. Insurance policies are becoming more and more popular as premiums drop,...

Duration:00:22:03

Due diligence for employee benefits: The role of HR and others

6/6/2018
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In episode 14 of McDonald Hopkins’ bi-weekly podcast series, MH Business exchange, host Mike Witzke talks with employee benefits attorney Gladys Zolna about the important role human resources and other company employees play as planned fiduciaries for benefit plans.

Duration:00:09:17

Estate planning techniques for high net worth individuals

5/9/2018
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Host Mike Witzke talks with estate and trust attorney Katherine Wensink about how high net worth individuals should react to estate tax changes that went into effect Jan. 1, 2018, as part of the federal tax overhaul. One of the biggest changes in the tax reform law was the increase in how much high net worth individuals can give away without paying estate tax – that number increased from approximately $5.5 million to $11 million for individuals, or approximately $22 million for married...

Duration:00:13:24

Overpayment: Managing medical records requests and avoiding payor audits

4/24/2018
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Cleveland attorney Elizabeth Sullivan, co-chair of the firm’s national Healthcare Practice Group, sits down with host Mike Witzke to discuss why payor audits must be taken seriously and how healthcare providers should respond to medical records requests to avoid overpayment claims. Sullivan also explains why it is important for providers to be proactive and not reactive regarding payor audits.

Duration:00:20:57

Beware: Avoiding hidden antitrust dangers

4/10/2018
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Cleveland antitrust attorneys Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong and Christopher Dean sit down with host Mike Witzke to discuss the hidden dangers regarding antitrust violations that businesses must be aware of, such as algorithmic pricing, merger review and per se offenses. Armstrong and Dean also discuss why small and mid-sized businesses must be aware that civil and criminal antitrust concerns are not only an issue for large corporations.

Duration:00:14:15

Securities considerations when raising capital

3/27/2018
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Cleveland attorney Ilirjan Pipa, chair of the firm’s Securities Practice Group, and host Mike Witzke discuss the securities considerations businesses must be aware of and how to properly navigate the various considerations as they prepare to raise capital.

Duration:00:15:55

GDPR is coming - Is your business prepared?

3/13/2018
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Christine N. Czuprynski, a Detroit attorney in the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group, sits down with host Mike Witzke to discuss GDPR, the European Union’s new data protection regulation, which takes effect on May 25, 2018. Czuprynski informs listeners why U.S. businesses must have the GDPR on their radar and steps they can take to prepare to be compliant.

Duration:00:16:42

Executive representation: Understanding executive compensation during employment negotiation

2/27/2018
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Chicago attorney Benjamin Panter, chair of the firm’s Executive Compensation and Governance Practice Group, speaks with host Mike Witzke to discuss what business executives need to be aware of regarding compensation while they are negotiating employment with a company

Duration:00:10:23