FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 175-Debra Bruce on new methods for law firm funding and its implications
Bjarne Tellmann of Pearson on Major Disruption in the Legal Industry
Marketing to Millennials
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Technology in Healthcare
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Compiling Successful IP Solutions for Software Developers
Regan Miller, RPLU on Cyber Risk
BakerHostetler's Tanya Forsheit Discusses Cloud Computing
Perla: LegalTech Startups Can't Fix BigLaw's Cyber-Security Problems
Competitor or Collaborator? What UpCounsel's Growth Means for BigLaw
Polsinelli Podcasts - Hedge Funds Now Using IPR Challenges
MacEwen on BigLaw's 'Hollow Middle', Shaky Vereins & Dentons in China
Special Report: The Hot-ish Swag at LegalTech New York 2015
Is the Patent Litigation Boom Coming to an End?
What is Bitcoin 2.0?
Will 2015 Bring New Regulations for Bitcoin Users?
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
San Antonio, Texas based medical device company Acelity LP Inc. is reported to be considering an initial public offering that could raise up to $1 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Acelity has reportedly...more
The below chart constitutes a summary of the laws of various jurisdictions that govern data breach notifications...more
Much like a tornado watch, the conditions appear to be right for a coming storm: the upcoming Phase 2 HIPAA audits. The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has begun verifying contact...more
Crowd Funding ImageThis is the first in a 3-part series about the use of crowdfunding in health and biotech start-ups. We start with the story of a tech start-up which set records for funding through a Kickstarter campaign,...more
Washington and Oregon both recently updated laws that define data security and incident response requirements for breaches of consumers’ personal information. Details of these new requirements for each state are...more
In our inaugural Data Security Incident Response Report (the Report), we found that regulators inquired about a company’s breach 31% of the time and multi-state state Attorneys General investigations were launched less than...more
Earlier this month, Rare Genomics Institute, an international non-profit that makes cutting edge research technologies of genome sequencing, physicians and scientists around the world accessible to rare disease patients,...more
Shockwave Medical, based in Fremont, Calif., develops technology for the treatment of peripheral and coronary vascular disease and aortic stenosis. It is the developer of Lithoplasty balloon catheters....more
Security experts are warning that 2015 is the “Year of the Healthcare Hack” as media outlets continue to report on a number of high-profile companies that have recently experienced attacks by cybercriminals seeking valuable...more
Two blockbuster deals drove digital health financings to record levels in April. The month saw a total of nearly $790 million in deal flow, with the ten largest financing transactions of the month matching the first quarter...more
On February 4, 2015, health insurer Anthem disclosed a data breach affecting the personal and financial information of up to eighty million Anthem members throughout the United States. Beginning the very next day, class...more
Please join us on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, for the 26th Annual Legislative Seminar in Washington, D.C., a one-day program focused on tax, budget, financial services, banking, healthcare, energy, and technology....more
U.S. health care providers, device manufacturers, lab managers, health information technology and telemedicine/telehealth project investors, and other industry members involved in projects in China, need to be aware of a long...more
The rate of disclosures of security incidents in 2015 continues at a pace that caused many to call 2013 and then 2014 “the year of the breach.” Most incidents are described publicly with attention-grabbing terms such as...more
Precision BioSciences is a Durham, N.C.-based genome editing company. Its ARCUS genome editing technology is designed to produce nucleases that can insert, remove and modify DNA in a complex genome....more
Moximed, based in Hayward, Calif., is focused on developing minimally invasive, joint preserving solutions for patients with knee osteoarthritis....more
Rapid Micro Biosystems, based in Lowell, Mass., develops imaging technology that detects microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other products....more
Digital health investment is off to a healthy start in 2015 with our friends at Rock Health reporting more than $630 million invested in the first quarter. Fenwick clients Augmedix and Centrillion Technology Holdings received...more
The full-year 2014 BioMeter confirms that 2014 was a banner year for biotechnology. The average BioMeter value for the entire year across all transactions reporting up-front payments and stage of development was $58.7...more
Health Insurance Company’s HIPAA Breach Affects Millions. At the end of January, a national BlueCross BlueShield affiliate, Anthem, Inc., discovered that its information technology systems were hacked. The information...more
California sees opportunities in personalized medicine. Earlier this month, Governor Brown announced the creation of a two year initiative – California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine to “begin building...more
Spirox has announced it has secured $18.5 million in series B funding.
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In the first few months of 2015, a number of states have introduced data breach notification bills and proposed legislative amendments designed to enhance consumer protection in response to increasingly high profile data...more
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods, and other social media.
In This Issue:
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- 5 ways the Postal Service could save money...more
Lux Capital, with offices in New York and Menlo Park, Calif., invests in counter-conventional, seed and early stage science and technology ventures. It was co-founded by Peter Hebert, Robert Paull and Josh Wolfe in 2000....more
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