Lexology PRO | European Union | 4 May 2022
The European Commission has published a proposed regulation on the sharing of medical data, but the law is reliant on other pieces of data-sharing legislation which are themselves not yet finalised.
Lexology PRO | Global, USA | 11 Jan 2022
The federal COVID-19 mandate is in effect (for now), so in-scope companies should ensure they are compliant with all of the requirements, from providing obligatory compliance notices to storing health data securely.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 8 Jun 2021
Facing opposition by privacy activists, the UK’s government has postponed the creation of a centralised patient medical information database.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France | 2 Jun 2021
Noyb has sent hundreds of draft complaints to EU websites over cookie banner tactics it says are in breach of GDPR requirements, and threatened to escalate the complaints in cases of non-compliance.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 18 May 2021
Key COVID-related updates for employers around the world, covering vaccine leave, office re-opening strategies and more.
Lexology PRO | USA | 12 May 2021
While the SolarWinds hack affected some 18,000 computer networks and compromised an untold amount of data, the US Department of Health and Human Services has said that it was largely unscathed by the cyberattack.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | USA | 29 Jun 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued companion regulations advancing the interoperability of and patient…
PRO Compliance | European Union, United Kingdom | 19 Jun 2020
The UK government has switched to the decentralised model for its contact-tracing app – months after disregarding the ICO’s recommendation that it do so.
PRO Compliance | Belgium, European Union, Italy, etc. | 2 Jun 2020
European data protection authorities continue to play a significant watchdog role during the coronavirus pandemic, with Belgian and Dutch regulators chiding their governments’ data-sharing efforts and the Italian watchdog greenlighting its country’s contact tracing app.
PRO Compliance | USA | 12 May 2020
Five Republican senators have introduced a bill that would regulate contact-tracing apps and similar projects geared towards tracking the spread of covid-19.