Oct 012020
 October 1, 2020  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Healthcare

MaryAnn Pazanowski reports: A Maine hospital won a discovery dispute against a medical malpractice plaintiff seeking nonparty medical records because the state’s physician-patient privilege protects such information, even when patient-identifying data has been removed, Maine’s top court said. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court Tuesday adopted an expansive view of the privilege in [Read More…]

Sep 302020
 September 30, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Laws, Non-U.S.

Sharon Chen and Glenn Haley of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner have a series of articles concerning Hong Kong’s possible protection-strengthening amendments o the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”). They write: At present, the PDPO does not require data users to notify data breaches, either to the Privacy Commissioner for Personal [Read More…]