Pitfalls and Issues in Financing Equipment Leases with Virginia Localities

Community banks are in one of the most competitive lending markets in recent memory. When a well-capitalized developer or business brings its financing needs to the market, there are usually several banks competing for the opportunity. The financing needs of localities in Virginia are often overlooked as an opportunity for community banks.

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Department of Health and Human Services Increases Pace of HIPAA Enforcement Penalties

It is only August, but already this year more than $20.4 million dollars have been exacted in penalties against providers under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This amount surpasses the previous annual record of $7.9 million set in 2014 – and it is just August.

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