Not Having One Just Cost A Florida Physician’s Group $500,000! The requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act… Read more
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There are steps to take to audit your data privacy programs as hackers become more and more creative. The first step is knowing and understanding the threats businesses will face in 2019. Get educated, and… Read more
Newly Adopted Rules Simplify Disclosure Requirements In the third quarter of 2018, the SEC issued a release adopting amendments to Regulations S-K and S-X and changing certain disclosure forms. The release indicates the changes are effective November 5, 2018, and… Read more
Did you know Stevie Wonder was giving some pretty good legal advice when he wrote: “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours?” Apparently, the Virginia Supreme Court thinks so too. Recently, the Court held that a 15-year… Read more
SST-16 Inspections: Who’s targeted, why, and how to prepare. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new program triggers comprehensive inspections based on employers’ electronic submissions. The new Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program targets employers whose… Read more
3 Tips from Woods Rogers’ Cybersecurity Team to Fight Back Against Scary Cyber Risk this Halloween Every year, Halloween marks the end of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now is the perfect time to check up on… Read more
Looking at a few points that amplify complexity. A Brief Primer Section 199A, enacted in December 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), allows individuals and certain other non-corporate taxpayers to… Read more
Companies in the midst of cybersecurity preparedness have long looked to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for guidance. NIST—formally charged with setting the standards for the federal government and its subcontractors—often leads… Read more
Executive Order Directs Department of Labor and Department of Treasury to Take Steps to Strengthen Retirement Security and Reduce Disclosure Burdens On August 31, 2018, President Trump signed an executive order (EO) announcing a goal… Read more
Mid-Atlantic States Update: New Laws in Effect July-December 2018 Several key legal actions were taken in state legislatures during the first six months of 2018. Here’s a peek at the changes ahead for Virginia, Maryland, and… Read more