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Jones Day | USA | 5 Aug 2016

Sending a Clear Signal: A Case Study in Using International Treaties to Promote U.S. Telecommunications Policy

At the heart of the extensive discussion over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) agreement is the question, “How will this affect my business?”

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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 3 Jun 2014

No judicial review of FTC jurisdiction until the agency takes a final action

Companies that handle personal data may need to litigate an FTC enforcement action to its conclusion before a court will review the Commission's

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 4 Aug 2011

FTC issues final decedent debt collection policy statement, final mortgage advertising rule, FCRA summary

On the eve of transferring its rulewriting authority under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a final rule on mortgage advertising, a final policy statement on collection of decedents’ debts, and a staff report on the FCRA with a summary of interpretations.

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Mintz | USA | 21 Jul 2011

Federal data security legislation update: House Subcommittee approves SAFE Data Act

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade has approved a data security bill by a voice vote, moving it to the full Energy and Commerce Committee for consideration.

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 15 Mar 2011

FTC sets its sights on motor vehicle dealers

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that it will hold its first roundtable addressing motor vehicle dealers in Detroit on April 12, 2011.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 2 Mar 2011

Supreme Court tells AT&T it has no right to privacy

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in Federal Communications Commission, et al. v. AT&T Inc., et al. that business entities have no personal privacy rights under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

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BoyarMiller | USA | 22 Feb 2011

Do corporations have rights of privacy?

In the past few months, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has heard oral arguments in several noteworthy cases which could have profound impacts on various issues from freedom of speech and freedom of religion to privacy rights of corporations and immigration reform.

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Bird & Bird LLP | Sweden | 22 Dec 2010

Key national data protection developments in 2010

Developments relating to the Swedish Data Inspection Board (the "Board"): The Board is currently reviewing how the municipalities treat protected personal data (skyddade personuppgifter).

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Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 18 Mar 2010

Update on HIPAA business associate regulations -- OCR says they still aren't ready, gives no date

In a notice apparently posted March 17, 2010, the Office of Civic Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services ("OCR") acknowledged its delay in issuing regulations for HIPAA business associate agreements.

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McDermott Will & Emery | USA | 27 Aug 2009

HITECH's HHS and FTC security breach notification requirements

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, includes significant investment in health information technology (IT) to facilitate the adoption of a nationwide health information network.

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