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Privacy and Product Counsel
In this Privacy Tracker series, we look at laws from across the globe and match them up against the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The aim is to help you determine how much duplication of operational effort you might avoid as you move toward GDPR compliance and help you focus your efforts. In this installment, Radar Global[…]
In this Privacy Tracker series, we look at laws from across the globe and match them up against the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The aim is to help you determine how much duplication of operational effort you might avoid as you move toward GDPR compliance and help you focus your efforts. In this installment, Alex[…]
The Philippines has a growing and important business process management and health information technology industry. Total IT spending reached $4.4 billion in 2016, and the sector is expected to more than double by 2020. Filipinos are heavy social media users, 42.1 million are on Facebook, 13 million on Twitter, and 3.5 million are LinkedIn users.[…]
On March 2, U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., introduced bill HR 1313 to the U.S. House (cosponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., and Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich.). This bill has a significant impact on employee privacy, specifically genetic privacy. See full article.
NWEI case clarifies that teaching sustainability benefits the public and is therefore a charitable purpose
I won a pro bono case today for my client, a nonprofit charity called Northwest Earth Institute, whose property tax exemption was wrongfully denied. This makes me very happy, because it means that many other nonprofits will benefit and will be able to better fulfill their missions. See the decision here: https://drive.google.com/…/0B8OvbeHmd5JnTFZ0cGlBZW5Ha…/view…
My company, RADAR, Inc., develops purpose-built decision support software that ensures consistency and provides efficiency for compliance with data breach laws. As of August 29th, we are certified under the E.U. – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. As the privacy officer of a company entrusted with the assessing and providing automated support in decisions on sensitive[…]
It’s time for covered entities and their business associates to get their respective houses in order. During phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit program, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will be paying attention to the relationships between HIPAA covered entities and their business associates (BAs). To read the[…]
Alex Wall, Counsel and Principal of Wall Law, LLC Has Earned CIPP/E Certification Portland, Oregon – Alex Wall, Counsel and Principal of Wall Law, LLC, has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Alex, an attorney licensed in Oregon and New York, provides legal services to multinational businesses in[…]
Wall Law has updated its Privacy Statement. To view the new terms, click here: http://www.wallatlaw.com/privacy-policy/ Privacy Statement
Last December, I published an analysis of the trade secret laws in Oregon as compared to New York (two jurisdictions where I am licensed). Last week, President Barack Obama signed the Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law. This new law harmonizes the law between state jurisdictions and grants new powers for businesses and individuals[…]