Phase 2 of the HIPAA audits is fully underway, and covered entities now can take a breath if they have not received a desk audit request.But we still are at the beginning of Phase 2, with more to come.
The FTC today announced a request for public comment on the Standards for Safeguarding Consumer Information Rule (the Safeguards Rule).
Third Circuit Dismissal Affirmance Based On Economic Loss Doctrine Shows Spokeo Shouldn’t Be Your Only Data Breach Class Action Exit Strategy
While the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Spokeo v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), has garnered much attention after being cited by numerous courts as a means to dismiss data privacy class actions, defendants should never count out any potential avenues for exiting such a suit; in Pennsylvania (and in many other states following the same legal principle), the economic loss doctrine can also provide summary relief.
Welcome back to the week!
The number of Zika cases being reported in the United States and its territories continues to rise. Such cases were recently reported in Michigan (Ingham County and Monroe County).
It has been a long time coming.
Canada has entered into free trade agreements (and has active free trade agreements) with a number of countries, including the United States, Mexico, Israel, Chile, Jordan, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Lichtenstein, Peru, Colombia, Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica and South Korea.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review – 8/29/16: School Gender Identity Guidance Enjoined; Medicare Reconciliation Criteria; & More
Summer’s end (not Childhood’s End) brings the opening of schools across the country without the looming Administration guidance on gender identity.
Era of widespread small UAS commercial operation takes off.
This is proving to be a big year for cannabis.