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HHS Announces HIPAA Settlement with UMass
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

On November 22, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a $650,000 settlement with University of Massachusetts Amherst


Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals stayed an FTC Final Order requiring the now-defunct LabMD to implement numerous compliance measures stemming


FTC Issues Data Breach Guide for Businesses, Confirming Uninsured Breach Response Will be Costly
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

As reported in the Privacy & Information Security Law blog, on October 25, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission released a guide for businesses on how


FTC Issues Guide for Businesses on Handling Data Breaches
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

On October 25, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission released a guide for businesses on how to handle and respond to data breaches (the "Guide"). The


HHS Releases Guidance on HIPAA and Cloud Computing
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights issued guidance (the "Guidance") for HIPAA-covered entities


New Jersey Moves Forward With Shopper Privacy Bill
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

On September 15, 2016, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved a bill that seeks to limit retailers' ability to collect and use personal data


OCR Settles Largest HIPAA Violation Against a Single Covered Entity
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") entered into a resolution agreement with


OCR Settles Two HIPAA Cases with Public Health Centers in Oregon and Mississippi
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

On July 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") entered into resolution agreements with two large


UK Government Ends NHS Patient Database Scheme
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 11 2016

On July 6, 2016, the UK government decided to close its controversial care.data scheme after concerns were raised about the safeguards in place to


OCR Enters into First Enforcement Action Against Business Associate
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

On June 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that it had settled potential HIPAA