DOJ Files Case Alleging that Nursing Home Owner Used Medical Directorship Payments as Guise for Kickbacks to Induce Referrals

On June 14, 2021, the Department of Justice filed a complaint in intervention against Paksn, Inc., a nursing home operator, Prema Thekkek, Paksn’s owner, and seven nursing home companies that Paksan operated and Thekkek owned. The complaint alleged that the defendants paid physicians ostensibly to serve as medical directors of the nursing...

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Coinbase is expanding its legal team, hiring Christian Sabello, recent Director at the SEC, who joins Coinbase as head of cryptocurrency exchange’s capital markets work

Coinbase, the first major cryptocurrency broker to go public with an opening day valuation on the Nasdaq, is expanding its legal team, perhaps in anticipation of increased regulation by the US and other nations. It has hired Christian Sabella, who was recently acting director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division...

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