Privacy Government Contracting Administrative Agency

Read Privacy Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
News & Analysis as of

OPM data breach update–$133 million contract awarded to vendor

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Defense Department announced this week that a Portland, OR based vendor has been selected to assist with breach notification and credit assistance for the almost 22 million...more

Healthcare Fraud Initiatives in 2015

In order to predict what 2015 will look like in the war against health care fraud, it is necessary to quickly review what happened in 2014. In 2014, the government’s health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts...more

Government Contracting and Procurement Update: Public Access to Trade Secrets in Proposals and Bid Documents in Maine

Those doing business with the State of Maine need to know their way around public records laws. What is the risk that sensitive business information included within a bid response to a request for proposal (RFP) may become...more

2014 Intelligence Authorization Act Imposes Cyber Breach Reporting Requirement on Intelligence Community Contractors - Many...

The federal government must publish new procedures 90 days after the 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act is signed. These procedures will become effective upon publication. Intelligence community contractors will be...more

Audits, Audits And More Audits: Life In The Healthcare Industry

Healthcare suppliers and service providers live in a regulated world. They are constantly under audit scrutiny. Sometimes federal agencies (i.e private contractors) conduct the audits; other times state agencies conduct the...more

Access to Confidential Information in Failed Bid Not Allowed

A recent Order (MO-2786) of a Senior Adjudicator of the Office of the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner provides a useful guide for organizations wishing to protect confidential and financial information submitted...more

Broad new data security rule proposed for federal contractors

A new rule proposed for federal government contractors will require that all federal contracts over $100,000 (including contracts for commercial items and those to small businesses) will have to include a clause requiring the...more

Minnesota Attorney General Reaches First Settlement With Business Associate Under HITECH Act

On July 30, 2012, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced a settlement agreement with Accretive Health (Accretive) resolving a lawsuit filed against Accretive in January 2012. The settlement requires Accretive to...more

Access to Information and Confidential Information in Municipal Contracts

In a recent order of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, an adjudicator concluded that confidential information included in a contract was not “supplied” to the municipality and, therefore, must...more

Supreme Court: Public Employers May Ask Comprehensive Background Questions Of Employees

Court ducks Constitutional privacy issue In a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court held on January 19, 2011 that NASA's background inquiries of its contract employees regarding drug treatment or counseling and other...more

The Butterfly Effect: Outsourcing, the USA PATRIOT Act and OFAC

As a demonstration of the butterfly effect of chaos theory, changes made to U.S. law after the 9/11 terror attacks are now being raised as blockages on the competitiveness of U.S.-based outsourcing and IT services companies...more

Accessing Public Records: Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law

A summary of Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law....more

Government Contractors Will Have To Use E-Verify Program.

E-Verify Shall Be Mandatory for Federal Contractors. Effective January 15th, 2009, all Federal Contractors must enroll in E-Verify if and when they are awarded a federal contract or subcontract that requires participation...more

13 Results
View per page
Page: of 1

Follow Privacy Updates on:

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.