FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
Polsinelli Podcast - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
This Reed Smith client alert looks at the UK government’s response to the independent review of the regulation of cosmetic interventions in the UK.
The key issues In recent years, cosmetic procedures have become widely...more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft guidance that revises its 2009 guidance on Good Reprint Practices. The draft guidance reflects FDA’s current thoughts on this important topic that impacts drug and...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it had settled its data privacy case against medical transcription firm GMR Transcription Services, Inc. (GMR) following allegations that GMR had failed to adequately...more
Updating policies established in a 2009 Guidance, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft version of a proposed 2014 Guidance addressing the use of medical publications in promoting "off label" uses of...more
The Washington Post recently published an article reminding individuals not to tweet or otherwise share information concerning their medical conditions on social media, warning that disclosing such information publicly “is...more
FTC Drives Car-Related False Ad Suit to Settlement -
The Federal Trade Commission recently settled charges with Nissan North America and its advertising agency over deceptive advertising for the Nissan Frontier pickup...more
Boston-based litigation partner Matt Turnell shares his predictions about class action litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) in 2014 and Boston-based...more
In Boston, we celebrated Data Privacy Day (January 28) by presenting “U.S. Privacy and Data Protection: 2013 Year In Review and a Prediction of What’s to Come in 2014” for participants in an IAPP KnowledgeNet. Our panel of...more
In a recent decision released by the Canadian Privacy Commissioner (PIPEDA Report of Findings #2014-001), the commissioner investigated a complaint that Google pitched ads to an individual based on medical information that he...more
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced on January 15, 2013, that it reached a settlement with Google over the use of health information in behavioral advertising. The case involving a complaint that...more
As was widely reported, on January 15, 2013, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued a Report of Findings regarding interest-based advertising or online behavioural advertising through Google’s AdSense...more
Things are getting worse for genetic diagnostics company 23andMe. On the heels of receiving a Warning Letter from the FDA over its Personal Genomic Services (PGS) test (see "FDA Threatens Agency Action Against 23andMe Over...more
I’ve hesitated to write this post because the law is always changing and you can’t cover it all in one blog post (thank goodness for linking). I did a presentation to the Houston Interactive Marketing Association this week...more
States have increasingly brought actions under Medicaid fraud or consumer protection statutes seeking civil penalties and restitution from the makers of prescription drugs. Many top-selling drugs have been...more
On October 16, 2013, new Federal Communication Commission rules took effect to further protect consumers under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA). See 47 U.S.C. § 227; 47 C.F.R. § 64.1200. The changes...more
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) generally limits automatically dialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls to wireless and residential phones. In the past, healthcare providers and other "advertisers" could rely...more
Over two years after the Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance on “mobile medical applications,” the agency recently issued its greatly anticipated final guidance. As FDA considered comments from stakeholders...more
Agency expands enforcement discretion, focusing its oversight on a discrete subset of mobile apps that present the greatest risk to patients.
On September 23, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency)...more
On September 25, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its long-awaited final guidance on health-related software applications intended for use on mobile devices. Under the guidance, FDA will regulate only those...more
An interagency working group – composed of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – is seeking...more
In 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it intended to release a guidance document explaining how it will regulate industry’s use of social media to advertise products or communicate with...more
In This Issue:
- A Magician Speaks Out About Fooling People
- Science Is the Tortoise...
- ...Alternative Medicine Is the Hare
- Resources for Sorting Fact from Fiction
- Recent Health Care News You Should...more
In its recent decision in BCS Ins. Co. v. Big Thyme Enters., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20051 (D.S.C. Feb. 14, 2013), the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina had occasion to consider whether an alleged...more
Changes in the epidemiological profile in Western countries during the last three decades have shown an increasing trend in the development of non-transmissible chronic diseases in the adult population. Nutrition-related...more
Abbott Laboratories (Abbott), an Illinois company, will pay over $1.6 billion in penalties to the federal government and several states related to its alleged illegal promotion of the prescription drug Depakote for off-label...more
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