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|Company to Pay $6.8 Million for HIPAA Breach|
Tamara A. Klein, Leslie J. Levinson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 2014Triple-S Management Corporation, a Puerto Rican insurance company, reports that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration will impose a $6.8 million penalty stemming from the company’s subsidiary, Triple-S Salud, Inc. (TSS), violation of privacy and security rules under the Health...
|Recovering Corrupt Assets - are Private Civil Proceedings the Best Route? The Case of Libya|
James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 18, 2014Governments that have identified the proceeds of corruption located abroad have a number of criminal and civil mechanisms available to recover them. The traditional and perhaps ideal approach is obtaining a domestic criminal conviction against the wrongdoer followed by a confiscation order which is...
|Effective Anti-Money Laundering Policies: Essential for All Financial Institutions|
Stephen G. Huggard, Haley Morrisson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 19, 2014More than ever before, financial institutions must have effective anti-money laundering policies. In his recent speech to the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara emphasized that enforcing the Bank Secrecy Act...
|IBM Wins first New gTLD URS Case|
Martin Henshall; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 17, 2014IBM has been successful in the first ever decision under the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) system against domain names registered using new top level domains.
|FCC Intends To Propose New Net Neutrality Rules|
Seth A. Davidson, Craig A. Gilley, Arthur H. Harding, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 2014FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued a statement on February 19 announcing that the FCC will not appeal a January 14 court decision from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals striking down most of the FCC’s net neutrality rules (see Edwards Wildman Client Advisory, January 2014 - D.C. Circuit Strikes...
|New York’s Highest Court Holds that Breach of Duty to Defend does not Prevent Insurer from Relying on Policy Exclusions to Dispute Duty to Indemnify|
Gregory D. Pendleton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 21, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014New York’s highest court has reversed itself on an important duty to defend opinion. In K2 Inv. Group, et al. v. Am. Guar. & Liab. Ins. Co., (Feb. 18, 2014), the Court of Appeals held that an insurer which breaches its duty to defend does not lose its right to rely on policy exclusions as...
|New Ways to Get Parental Consent to Collect Data from Children Emerging Under COPPA|
Alan L. Friel, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 13, 2014The regulations restricting data collection from children under the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) were greatly expanded in July 2013, casting a wider net and making life more difficult for publishers of both children’s sites and apps as well as...
|Director Liability & Financially Distressed Companies in Turkey: Turkish Regime Far More Stringent than Corresponding Rules in the US and UK|
John O. Faurescu, Arzum Gunalcin, Alexander G. Henlin, John D. Hughes, Jonathan Yorke; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 2014American and British directors of corporations should be mindful of the different standards of conduct, obligations, and potential personal liability when holding directorships in Turkish companies, particularly if such companies’ financial situation is deteriorating. Unlike the rules...
|New EU Commission Report Shows That Corruption within EU Member States Is “Breathtaking”|
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 6, 2014The European Commission published a report this week detailing the extent of corruption within EU Member States which was described as “breathtaking” by EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom. The report estimated that corruption costs the EU economy EUR 120 billion per year, a little less...
|Singapore Court Of Appeal Upholds Ruling on Legal Entitlement to Assets of Deposed Philippines Premier, Ferdinand E Marcos|
Annie Clarke, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 14, 2014In 1986, the President of the Philippines, Mr Ferdinand E. Marcos, was deposed by a non-violent coup later popularised as the ‘People Power Revolution’. During his tenure, Mr Marcos, his family and close associates are alleged to have illicitly looted public assets to amass a huge...