Merger of two state affiliates of a national health organization
Hinckley Allen assisted two state affiliates of a national health organization in structuring their merger and obtaining the necessary regulatory and judicial approvals. Obtained approval in a contentious public hearing process before a state department of health for change of control and licensing of a health care facility. Secured approval from state attorney general for the transfer of charitable assets and modification of a charitable trust. Conducted successful negotiations with trust beneficiaries and prevailed in judicial proceedings to obtain court approval of cy pres petition regarding the charitable assets and trust.