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Needing to Adjust: DOJ and HHS Announce Steep Increases to FCA, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and EMTALA Penalties
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

Life science companies, health care providers, and government contractors will be at risk for significantly larger penalties due to substantial


New markets: smart grid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

Last week, Congress passed S. 3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act


Privacy
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force unveiled last week a report titled "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework."


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • August 30 2010

As part of the draft of a law governing workplace privacy, Germany has proposed placing restrictions on employers who want to use Facebook and other social networking sites when making hiring decisions


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 23, 2010, a coalition of consumer advocacy groups consisting of the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog, and the World Privacy Forum filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation and public accounting of how pharmaceutical and online health services gather and use consumer data


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2011

On January 7, 2011, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that is likely to have a significant impact on the regulation of online privacy


Consumer privacy groups ask FTC to cure their medical privacy concerns
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

Once again, consumers are seeking to define the blurred line that lies between personal and private information in the digital age


New markets: smartgrid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 26 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation to enhance smart grid infrastructure security


Stricter European Privacy Rules: Think Twice Before Marketing Health Care Goods and Services Across the Atlantic
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 21 2016

On April 14, 2016, the European Union formally adopted a new scheme - known as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - to protect the


Are You Safe? Providers Struggle to Contend with Surge in Ransomware Attacks
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2016

In the wake of the recent ransomware attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (discussed here), news reports have emerged that at least three