- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFTC Finalizes Five Privacy Shield SettlementsPosted on January 17, 2020 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPOn January 16, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission announced that settlements with five companies of separate allegations that they had falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework had been finalized. Continue Reading
- Blog: Antitrust Update2019 Pharmaceutical Antitrust Round-Up: A Year in Pay for Delay [Part 2]Posted on January 6, 2020 by William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., Melissa R. Ginsberg, Amy N. Vegari, Ph.D.Yesterday we discussed 2019’s most significant developments in challenges to reverse-payment settlements. Today we continue our analysis of recent trends in pharmaceutical antitrust actions with a discussion of cases addressing class certification requirements in the reverse-payment context. Class Certification Rulings Courts in 2019 addressed Rule 23(b)(3)’s predominance requirement in connection with class damages in antitrust [...]
- Blog: The FirewallCybersecurity Attacks: The Importance of Compliance With the StandardsPosted on January 6, 2020 by Kathrin E. KudnerRecent ransomware attacks illustrate the importance of compliance with the HIPAA required and addressable security standards. In its December 2, 2019 Fall 2019 Cybersecurity Newsletter, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) discussed ransomware attacks and ways to recognize, prevent, mitigate and recover from an attack. HIPAA requires both covered entities and business associates to conduct... Continue Reading
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Under Code Section 162(m)Posted on January 3, 2020 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupThe IRS and Treasury recently issued proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 162(m) to reflect changes enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) to the tax deductibility of compensation paid by publicly held corporations to certain executive officers. Code Section 162(m) disallows the deduction by any publicly held corporation for compensation paid […] The post IRS and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Under Code Section 162(m) appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEDPB publishes finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPRPosted on December 6, 2019 by Davinia BrennanOn 12 November 2019, the EDPB published its finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPR (3/2018). The Guidelines aim to assist companies and supervisory authorities in determining whether a particular processing activity falls within the territorial scope of the GDPR. The key changes to the draft Guidelines include clarification that: whilst some of a...Continue Reading…
- Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 73 – Usit with Ifrah KhanPosted on October 22, 2019 by MMMTechLawWe speak with Ifrah Khan, Founder of Usit, a mobile application created to provide an on-demand babysitting service that connects households to college students in the area at the tap of a button, helping households find the perfect babysitter within minutes.