Posts Tagged: Data Privacy

Experienced Health Care and Privacy Partner Join’s Verrill Dana’s Health Care Group

We are pleased to welcome attorney Nadine Peters to our nationally-recognized Health Care Group. Nadine comes to Verrill Dana with more than 15 years of experience as a health care and privacy attorney and focuses on clients within the health care and life sciences industries. Most recently, Nadine served as Deputy General Counsel at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an independent non-profit organization authorized under the Affordable Care Act to fund comparative effectiveness research. Prior to PCORI, she was a Partner at Hogan Lovells for nearly four years in the Health and Privacy & Information Management practice groups where she focused on healthcare regulatory issues, particularly related to health information privacy, clinical research, and digital health initiatives. She previously served as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the General Counsel, where she provided legal guidance to program officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (more…)

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California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Introduction

On June 28, a new law took effect in California that gives California residents greater control over the collection and processing of their personal information. The law, called The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “Act”), incorporates principles similar to those in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect in May of this year. Businesses collecting personal information of California residents should assess their obligations under the Act and take any necessary steps to ensure compliance before the Act takes effect on January 1, 2020. (more…)

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