Published July 2, 2024

Upcoming Webinar: New Legal Developments Affecting Acupuncture Practices

Presented on Behalf of the
American Society of Acupuncturists (“ASA”)
September 18, 2024  8pmE/7pmC/6pmM/5pmP
By ASA Attorney –  John P. Murdoch II, Esq.


1. Introduction and Overview of Webinar. (5 minutes)

2. Corporate Transparency Act.[1] (15 minutes)

The CTA requires all companies in the United States  (including, without limitation, any acupuncture practices formed as an LLC, corporation, or other entity) created or registered to do business before January 1, 2024, will have until January 1, 2025 to file its initial “beneficial ownership information (“BOI”).   Any companies created or registered on or after January 1, 2024, and before January 1, 2025, will have ninety (90) calendar days after receiving notice of the company’s creation or registration to file its initial BOI report.  The attendees will receive a brief overview of the CTA, information as to how to obtain additional information, and information as to how to proceed with making the required filings with the federal government.

3. Federal Trade Commission’s Rule Banning Non-Competes. [2] (20 minutes)

The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”)’s new rule essentially bans most non-compete agreements with employees.  The attendees will learn the extent of the ban as well as the exceptions.  The attendees will also learn about the current status of the challenges to this rule.    

4. HIPAA Rule Change Regarding Reproductive Health Care. [3] (15 minutes)

HIPAA Rules concerning reproductive health care.  Attendees will be provided with an overview of the reasons for the new rule and specific compliance requirements will also be discussed. 

Questions. (5 minutes)

[1] Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting |
[2] FTC Announces Rule Banning Noncompetes | Federal Trade Commission
[3] The Biden-Harris Administration Issues New Rule to Support Reproductive Health Care Privacy Under HIPAA |


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