Tag Archives: Referral

Disclosure Simplification: SEC Referral Prompts FASB to Seek GAAP Tweaks

Last August, when the SEC adopted its disclosure simplification rules, it referred to FASB certain Reg S-X & S-K line items that overlapped with GAAP but called for incremental disclosure, and asked FASB to consider incorporating those additional disclosure requirements … Continue reading

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Fifteen California Chiropractors Charged in State Case Filed by L.A. District Attorney's Office Alleging Unlawful Referral Fees and Insurance Fraud

One issue that arises is when are referral fees illegal and when are they legal marketing, promotion or management fees? A recent case shows how important it is for medical professionals to obtain legal opinions before they enter into such … Continue reading

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Bar Referral For Statements About Judge

sunEthics has a summary of a recent Florida District Court opinion The Third DCA ordered Lawyer to show cause why he should not be sanctioned for violations of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar and the Florida Rules of Appellate… … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Allows Recovery Of Investor Referral Fees Paid In $120 Million Ponzi Scheme

A federal appeals court has ordered that a receiver can recover referral fees paid to a Ponzi scheme investor who referred friends and family to the scheme because those referral services did not provide value to the scheme.  The U.S. … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Owner And Pharmacist Sentenced To 160 Months In Prison For $4.3 Million Pain And Scar Compounding Creams Where Referral Payments Received When TRICARE Insurance Billed

The compounding cream cases where pharmacies engaged in marketing to obtain patients and where there were billings to TRICARE insurance continue. In a recent case, after a five-day trial of one count of conspiracy to pay health care kickbacks and paying … Continue reading

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