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“Red Flag” Compliance Requirements Come to Investment Advisors, Broker-Dealers

It has been several years since the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flag Rule took effect; and the banking regulators have had the Red Flag Interagency Guidance in place since 2007. Finally, entities regulated by the...more

Ifrah Law Partner Michelle Cohen: Don’t Consider Yourself Immune to Data Breaches

Michelle Cohen recently joined Ifrah Law as a partner. Here is an edited transcript of a recent interview with Ms. Cohen. Question: What are some of your legal experiences and strengths that you’d like to...more

In-House Counsel: The Top 6 Risks (Part II of II)

In Part II on In-House Counsel, I examine the field of enforcement risks facing in-house counsel and outline my Top 6 Risks. The challenges facing in-house counsel are significant and growing. It is important to try and...more

Eye on Privacy - May 2012

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Eye on Privacy. Privacy and data security may very well be among the most pressing issues facing companies today, especially given the dynamic regulatory landscape. In just the past few...more

Keeping The FTC Out Of Your Space: Lessons From Myspace

Originally published in Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 1:08 PM ET) Once again, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a warning to companies with online privacy policies: If your privacy policy misrepresents...more

Facebook Settles FTC Charges that It Deceived Consumers, Agrees to 20 Year Consent Order

In a settlement announced today by the Federal Trade Commission and Facebook, the social networking service agreed to settle charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook...more

Facebook Settles FTC Charges and Agrees to Independent Audits of Its Privacy Program

Earlier today, Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and Facebook announced a settlement of the government's charges that the company had deceived users regarding their ability to keep their information private. We have reposted...more

Beyond the Cover Story Part 2: The Final ACO Regulations - November 9, 2011 (Presentation)

In This Presentation: What Guidance is Available? What is an ACO? Application; Agreement; Governance; Leadership; Two Shared Savings Models; Shared Savings Payments; Appeals; Assignment of Beneficiaries; Fraud and Abuse;...more

ACO Update: Proposed ACO Fraud and Abuse Waivers Narrower than Expected

Recently issued regulations and other notices for comments have given health care providers guidance on how to organize and operate accountable care organizations (ACOs) in order to be eligible to receive payments under...more

Red Flag Program Clarification Act: A Change In The Red Flag Rules Tide?

After nearly two years of enforcement delays, the FTC’s Red Flag Rules finally became effective as of December 31, 2010. However, due to the Red Flag Program Clarification Act, signed into law on December 18, 2010...more

Your Website Privacy Notice: A Publicly Available, Legally Enforceable Promise - Understand the Risk of Overpromising and...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken a number of enforcement actions alleging that seemingly innocuous statements in privacy notices were “deceptive.” In particular, companies that post privacy notices online where...more

“Reasonable” Security: The FTC Requires It, But What Is “Reasonable” Security?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken more than 25 actions alleging that inadequate information security constituted an unfair trade practice in violation of the FTC Act. In these enforcement actions, the FTC has...more

FTC Delays Enforcement of Red Flags Rule Through December 31, 2010 To Give Congress Time To Exempt Certain Businesses From Rule’s...

This morning, Friday, May 28, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was extending the deadline for enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010, in order to give Congress sufficient time to...more

Privacy and Information Security for Emerging Businesses

Your business just got off the ground, or maybe it’s still on the tarmac. You have to worry about recruiting new talent, marketing your products and services, securing your IP, and, most important, attracting investors. With...more

Japanese Diet Considers Bill to Amend Japan's Anti-Monopoly Act

On February 27, 2009, a Bill[1] to extend and amend Japan’s Anti-Monopoly Act (the “AMA”) was submitted to the Japanese Diet. The proposed amendments would have broad impacts on competition law in Japan and potentially would...more

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