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FTC holds franchisor liable for franchisees’ breach of consumer privacy
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2013

For the past decade, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has engaged in various enforcement actions, primarily using its jurisdiction over deceptive


Moving past the new HIPAA rules
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2013

So, you're a HIPAA covered entity or business associate who is in the final throes of revamping (or creating) appropriate and compliant HIPAA Privacy


The new HIPAAHITECH era is finally here
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

After almost four years, the Department of Health and Human Services finally has released its omnibus Health Insurance Portability and Accountability


NIST releases preliminary cybersecurity framework for public comment
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework, a set of standards and practices


The FTC moves ahead: taking action on privacy and franchisors
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

While the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) awaits the fate of its privacy and security enforcement authority in connection with the ongoing Wyndham


The tensions and overlaps between cyber and data security
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2013

Cybersecurity is a hot buzz word in Washington these days. Congress debates the impact of cybersecurity risks on a wide range of national concerns


What you should be watching for in 2014
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2014

Lots of privacy and data security news kept us busy in 2013, and there's no slowdown in sight. What should chief privacy officers, information


HHS publishes NPRM altering HIPAA accounting rule
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) about the accounting provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule


HIPAAHITECH update: the waiting is the hardest part
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2011

As we approach the three-year mark since the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), and still do not have most of the regulations implementing the privacy and security provisions of this law, the simple passage of time by itself is creating confusion and ambiguity in the health care industry


First Circuit decision opens the door for data breach suits
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2011

Businesses may wish to take special note of the First Circuit’s October 20 decision in Anderson v. Hannaford Brothers Co. (2011 U.S. App. Lexis 21239), because it could well open the door for class actions against companies that suffer data breaches