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The California AG’s new Guide on CalOPPA a summary for privacy pros
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

Last week, the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) released a series of recommendations entitled Making Your Privacy Practices Public (Guide


Take action to stop the bleeding: follow these steps
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 14 2014

"Heartbleed" has been all over the news, and companies have been scrambling to respond. What sounds like a nasty medical condition is actually a


Minding the gap: taking the step beyond regulatory compliance into effective privacy management practices
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 28 2012

As anyone who has taken a train knows, there is that moment when you must disembark, stepping from the car to the platform, traversing the threatening gap between the two


OCR rolls out HIPAA audit program
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights released plans to audit 150 covered entities under its pilot HIPAA audit program


Collecting and selling data mined from social media sites covered by FCRA
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

On June 12, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with Spokeo, Inc., a data broker that compiles and sells detailed information profiles on consumers, in connection with claims that Spokeo violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the FTC’s Endorsement Guidelines


Binding corporate rules as a global solution for data transfer
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 19 2012

All multinational companies are constantly transferring data relating to identified or identifiable human beings (data subjects


White House report may have long-term effect on consumer privacy and how companies do business
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

A recent White House report on consumer data privacy forecasts a multifaceted approach to fulfilling public expectations regarding the protection of consumer’s personal information


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


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