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Massachusetts data security regulations revised again

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2009

The revised regulations extend the compliance deadline to March 1, 2010, and make an effort to lessen the burden on small business

FTC issues preliminary privacy report, seeks comment from stakeholders

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2010

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s recently proposed framework for offline and online businesses and policymakers may have a significant impact on entities that collect, maintain and use consumer data

New Massachusetts law: the start of a US trend toward EU privacy principles in the workplace?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

Multinational companies doing business in the United States, the European Union and beyond are all too familiar with how vastly laws can differ across jurisdictions

New law exempts certain physicians and other service providers from Red Flags Rule

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 29 2010

Recently adopted legislation narrows the applicability of the FTC's Red Flags Rule so that service providers, including health care service providers, are not subject to the rule merely because they are not paid in full at the time of service

New Connecticut law limits employer access to employee credit data

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2011

Adding to the growing number of states limiting employers’ use of credit reports, including Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Illinois, and Maryland), Connecticut recently passed Public Act No. 11-223 restricting employer use of credit reports and credit history for employees or job applicants

An employer’s guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • August 23 2011

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required to establish a system, often called a “whistleblowing hotline,” for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters

Mcdermott releases an employer's guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • August 25 2011

Companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to establish a system for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters

Public companies: SEC issues guidance on cybersecurity disclosures

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2011

The Guidance addresses a public company’s obligation to make certain disclosures concerning cybersecurity risks and cyber incidents

Applications of China’s new personal information protection standards

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • September 12 2011

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently released draft voluntary regulations intended to protect citizens against the misuse of personal information by Internet Information Service Providers

Administrative law judge finds employer unlawfully discharged employees based on Facebook posts

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2011

In a first of its kind ruling, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) found that an employer unlawfully terminated five employees because they posted comments on Facebook related to working conditions