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To Market, To Market: FDA's Digital Health Precertification Program
In response to the rapid pace of innovation in the health and life sciences arena, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking a proactive
United States
24 Sep 2019
4 Ways To Manage Retirement Plan Data In New Era Of Cybersecurity
IBM estimated last year that data breaches cost companies $148 per stolen record. Given that, not surprisingly, many employers have grown increasingly
United States
17 Jul 2019
ERISA Class-Action Litigation Over Fees In Health And Welfare Plans
Sponsors and fiduciaries of health and welfare plans should be aware of a recently filed class-action lawsuit against alleged fiduciaries of a health plan.
United States
14 Dec 2018
Internal Revenue Service Outlines Critical Cybersecurity Safeguards To Protect Sensitive Data
The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners recently issued a news release outlining the "Security Six," ...
United States
17 Oct 2018
McDermott's GDPR Rundown
Our Global Privacy and Cybersecurity team is well-versed on the incoming regulations and is cognizant of the daunting financial burden associated with compliance.
25 Apr 2018
Tracking The Emerging Global Regulation Of Cybersecurity And Privacy In Autonomous Vehicles
The world of autonomous and connected vehicles is still very much evolving, but it is vital to understand the regulatory framework as it now stands in order to anticipate the most likely outcomes of this revolution.
United States
25 Apr 2018
Reallocation Of Cybersecurity Duties
Despite the extraordinary amount of attention from multiple sources on the issue, a series of recent articles in The Wall Street Journal suggest an ongoing level of uncertainty and unease ...
United States
9 Mar 2018
On The Digital Health Frontier: Developments Driving Industry Change In 2018
Modernization of the existing legal framework has not kept pace with the rate of digital health innovation, leaving no shortage of obstacles, misalignment and ambiguity for those in the wake.
United States
26 Jan 2018
Data Security For Craft Brewers
The reports are alarming for businesses and consumers alike.
United States
26 Jan 2018
Transferring Data From China: Who Must First Pass A Pre-Export Security Assessment?
China's new data protection framework clearly creates a requirement for local storage and conducting a security assessment before personal information or important data is shared with other jurisdictions ...
27 Dec 2017
Upcoming FTC Workshop On Informational Harm | Next Brushstrokes On The FTC's Consumer Privacy And Security Enforcement Canvas
On September 29, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) formally announced a December 12th workshop on informational injury—the injury a consumer suffers when information about them is misused.
United States
27 Oct 2017
New York's Cybersecurity Requirements Pose Multi-Year Compliance Challenges
New cybersecurity regulations issued by the NYDFS define the nonpublic information they regulate in exceptionally broad terms.
United States
26 Sep 2017
New Cybersecurity Report Asks The Private Sector To Join Forces With The Government
The government is continuing to ask for more help from the private sector to defend against cyber attacks.
United States
15 Sep 2017
UK Government Issues Cybersecurity Guidance For Connected And Automated Vehicles
On 6 August 2017, the UK government released ‘The Key Principles of Vehicle Cyber Security for Connected and Automated Vehicles', guidance aimed at ensuring minimum cybersecurity protections for consumers ...
15 Sep 2017
Regulating The Internet Of Toys
New technologies and the expansion of the Internet of Things have allowed children of this generation to experience seamless interactive technologies through microphones...
United States
14 Aug 2017
China's Network Security Law Comes Into Effect: What It Means For Your Company
Today, China's much anticipated Network Security Law comes into effect after two years of review, revisions over three drafts and a public commenting process.
13 Jun 2017
Foreign-State-Sponsored Espionage Not Actionable Under FISA Where Intent To Spy Occurs Abroad
Plaintiff John Doe—proceeding pseudonymously as "Kidane"—obtained asylum from Ethiopia in the early 1990s.
United States
9 May 2017
Corporate Law & Governance Update - March 2017
The general counsel should anticipate questions from the board and its executive compensation committee from recent media coverage of executive compensation (especially in the nonprofit sector).
United States
28 Mar 2017
OCR Guidance Underscores Importance Of Authentication Under HIPAA
In its tenth OCR Cyber Awareness Newsletter of the year, the OCR reminded HIPAA-covered entities and business associates of the importance of selecting an appropriate authentication method to protect ePHI.
United States
22 Nov 2016
ECJ Confirms Dynamic IP Address May Constitute Personal Data But Can Be Logged To Combat Cyberattacks
On 19 October 2016, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held (Case C-582/14 – Breyer v Federal Republic of Germany) that dynamic IP addresses may constitute personal data.
European Union
4 Nov 2016
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