King & Spalding

Also In the News - Data, Privacy, & Security Practice Report - August 2015

King & Spalding Client Alert On Unprecedented Hacking And Trading Scheme — On August 11, 2015, prosecutors in the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York unsealed indictments against several individuals…more
| Criminal Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Federal Appeals Court Recognizes for the First Time the FTC’s Authority to Enforce Cybersecurity Practices

On August 24, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a much-awaited decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, holding that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to regulate “unfair” or “deceptive”…more
| Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

OPM Faces Another Class Action For The Theft Of Data Affecting 21.5 Million Current, Former And Prospective Government Employees

On August 14, 2015, a class action was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of about 21.5 million federal employees, contractors, and job applicants whose personal information was…more
| Civil Procedure, Science, Computers, & Technology

Defense Department Issues Interim Rule Requiring Contractor and Subcontractor Reporting of Cyber Incidents

On August 26, 2015, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a long-awaited Interim Rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to require “rapid” reporting of “cyber incidents” that result in an…more
| Government Contracting, Military Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The IRS Acknowledges Data Breach Worse Than Reported

On August 17, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) announced that a breach of U.S. taxpayers’ personal information, first disclosed in May, was three times worse than previously thought. While initial reports indicated…more
| Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Taxation

Third Point Settles FTC Charges That They Violated U.S. Premerger Notification Requirements

On August 24, 2015, the FTC announced that Third Point Funds (“Third Point”), which includes three affiliated hedge funds commonly managed, agreed to settle FTC charges that it violated premerger reporting requirements in…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

OIG Issues Advisory Opinion Regarding Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Program to Provide Free Limited Drugs to Beneficiaries When Insurance Coverage Is Delayed

On August 12, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) posted Advisory Opinion No. 15-11, finding that a program to supply a limited amount of free cancer drugs to federal health care…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Also In The News - Health Headlines - August 2015 #4

President Obama Signs Outpatient Status Notification Bill On August 6, 2015, President Obama signed the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility (NOTICE) Act. This legislation requires hospitals to…more
| Health

GAO Issues Report on Medicaid Prescription Drug Fraud Controls

In July 2015, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report concerning Medicaid pharmacy-related program integrity efforts. GAO explained that this review was pursued due to the substantial amount of funds…more
| Health

Unprecedented Hacking and Trading Scheme Highlights Important Cybersecurity Lessons - OJ and SEC charge hackers and traders after exposing scheme to steal and profit from unpublished market-moving press releases.

On August 11, 2015, federal prosecutors in the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York unsealed indictments against nine individuals in the United States and Ukraine who were allegedly involved in a…more
| Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

OIG Issues Two Favorable Advisory Opinions

OIG recently issued two favorable advisory opinions. On August 12, 2015, OIG approved a program that provides a free cancer drug approved under the FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation to patients who meet certain criteria…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Recent Decisions Illustrate Disagreement Among U.S. Courts in Enforcing ICSID Awards

I. Introduction - The Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the “ICSID Convention”) has become a critical mechanism for the settlement of investor-State disputes…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, International Law & Trade

Also In The News - Health Headlines - August 2015 #3

Review of 340B Program Omnibus Guidelines Extended – Last week, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) posted that the review of the 340B Program Omnibus Guidelines had been extended. The Health Resources and…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

U.S. Business Groups Urge Obama Administration To Address Chinese Cybersecurity Rules

On August 11, 2015, a group of 19 U.S. business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the US-China Business Council, sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to push China to change its cybersecurity…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

FTC Issues Statement on “Unfair Methods of Competition” Prohibited by Section 5 of the FTC Act

On August 13, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its “Statement of Enforcement Principles” (the “Statement”) regarding how it would interpret Section 5 of the FTC Act (Section 5), a statute that prohibits, among…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection
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