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Homeland security information sharing: protections for private sector information
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2007

“Information sharing underpins any true partnership and is necessary to mitigate the threat posed by a cunning, adaptive, and determined enemy.”


Is your company “in-step” with the new electronic discovery rules?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2007

Litigants have become all too aware in recent years that their electronically stored information (ESI) may lead to increased costs during the discovery phase of civil lawsuits in federal court


Georgia Supreme Court uses HIPAA preemption to nullify medical malpractice reform
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2007

The Georgia Supreme Court's potentially important May 14 decision in Allen v. Wright, 2007 Ga. Lexis 343, held that the HIPAA Privacy Rule preempted Georgia's 2005 tort reform statute requiring malpractice plaintiffs to file with their complaints a "medical authorization form" enabling the defendants' attorneys to obtain and disclose protected health information to facilitate their defense of the plaintiff's claims


California court orders preservation of RAM data
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2007

In early June, the federal court for the Central District of California, in Columbia Pictures Indus. v. Bunnell, Case No. CV 06-1093, issued a ruling requiring a company to store its random access memory ("RAM") data


Bill would fix federal privacy loophole
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

A new bill that would require customer notification of data security breaches will fix a big gap in federal regulation, experts say


Joint guidance on review and supervision of electronic communications proposed
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2007

The National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange LLC (together, SROs) have published for comment guidance on the review and supervision of electronic communications


Interagency proposal for model privacy form
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2007

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of Thrift Supervision, National Credit Union Administration, Federal Trade Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the SEC (together, the “Agencies”) recently proposed amendments to their rules that provide for a safe harbor model privacy form that financial institutions may use to provide disclosures under the privacy rules


Courts begin interpreting the e-discovery amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: two recent opinions on not reasonably accessible sources
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2007

On December 1, 2006, the new amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - focused primarily on electronic discovery - went into effect


Google yields to EU pressure; EU probe expands
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 2 2007

On May 16, a European Union advisory panel of data protection authorities (DPAs) sent Google a letter informing the company that its data retention policies may violate European Union privacy law


Wake up to your e-discovery obligations, corporate America!
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

Failure to produce required electronic discovery can have serious consequences, as borne out by a $1.25 million sanction just issued by a New York federal judge against two law firms and the insurer they represent relating to electronic information that was deleted and hard copy material that was not produced in the In re September 11th Liability Insurance Coverage cases