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Additionally, we have advised and assisted clients with the Massachusetts Data Information Security regulations and the Nevada Data Encryption Law—and we are monitoring the potential enactment of similar laws in other states.Our experience includes defending privacy cases brought under various state laws under a number of different jurisdictions.We have extensive experience advising clients on the HIPAA Privacy Rule as it applies to healthcare providers and their business associates.In addition, we counsel clients on the HITECH Act provisions that have expanded and enhanced HIPAA privacy and security and will have a growing impact in coming years.Baker Hostetler attorneys are experienced in counseling clients on compliance with the “safe harbour” negotiated between United States Department of Commerce and European Commission. Safe Harbour agreements are not always appropriate for all situation and we counsel on other means of complying with European privacy laws.
In many instances, we have assisted clients in updating existing policies to meet new challenges in their business operations.
While the rule is in its infancy, we anticipate ongoing communications with our client both in the regulations and implementation of the rule.
We’re also highly familiar with the FTC’s regulation of “behavioral advertising.” With respect to other federal regulations, we regularly assist clients on preparation of customer notification under Gramm-Leach-Bliley privacy laws.
We have successfully defended financial institutions against attempts by consumers to bring private rights of action under Gramm-Leach-Bliley privacy laws.
A member of our team served as Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee during its passage of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, giving us first-hand knowledge of the Act’s identity theft protection requirements—including credit card number encryption.
We also counsel healthcare providers on the Red Flags Rule identify theft regulation and its applicability to hospitals that offer covered accounts to consumers.