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FTC Issues Report on Mobile Privacy

FTC Issues Report on Mobile Privacy

February 7, 2013

If your organization has a mobile app available on any platform, you should understand that your privacy disclosures, data collection, and safeguarding policies will be under increased scrutiny, both by the platform you rely on to distribute your app, and by federal and state regulators.

Discussion Draft of Application Privacy, Protection, and Security Act (APPS Act) Released

Discussion Draft of Application Privacy, Protection, and Security Act (APPS Act) Released

January 30, 2013

The Application Privacy, Protection, and Security Act of 2013 would require mobile application developers to address a range of data collection and privacy concerns.

Services Offered to EB-5 Investors

Services Offered to EB-5 Investors

January 29, 2013

Foreign investors interested in obtaining a conditional green card with no visa backlog may find that the EB-5 investor visa program is a good way to invest in their future. There are, however, many considerations to be aware of.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Publishes Final HIPAA Rule Alert

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Publishes Final HIPAA Rule Alert

January 23, 2013

HIPAA privacy and security rules will affect covered entities, their business associates, and their subcontractors.

Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Health Records Exceptions to The Stark Law

Electronic Prescribing and Electronic Health Records Exceptions to The Stark Law

January 22, 2013

This article discusses exceptions to the Stark Law, which generally prohibits physicians and their immediate family members from making referrals for certain health services, to be paid by Medicare,  to entities with which they have a financial relationship.

A Celebration of Life and Commitment to Diversity

A Celebration of Life and Commitment to Diversity

January 17, 2013

Warren Hope Dawson provides insight into the life and contributions of Carlton Fields' Chair Emeritus, the late Wm. Reece Smith, Jr.

Congress Acts to Strengthen Federal Trade Secret Protection

Congress Acts to Strengthen Federal Trade Secret Protection

January 16, 2013

An overview of the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012.

Florida Supreme Court Issues New Offer of Judgment Decision

Florida Supreme Court Issues New Offer of Judgment Decision

January 10, 2013

This alert, by Carlton Fields shareholder Ellen Koehler Lyons, discusses a recent Florida Supreme Court decision regarding proposals for settlement/offers of judgment.

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