Jan 192022
 January 19, 2022  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, U.S.

Melissa Bianchi, Scott Loughlin, Melissa Levine, and Fleur Oke of Hogan Lovells write: California’s Genetic Information Privacy Act (“GIPA”), which came into effect on January 1, 2022, imposes obligations on direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) genetic testing companies and others that collect and process genetic information.  These new obligations, combined with the many [Read More…]

Jan 152022
 January 15, 2022  Posted by  Announcements, Featured News

The winners of the 12th annual Future of Privacy (FPF) Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award ask big questions about what should be the foundational elements of data privacy and protection and who will make key decisions about the application of privacy rights. Their scholarship will inform policy discussions around the world [Read More…]

Jan 142022
 January 14, 2022  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, U.S.

Jonathan Edwards reports: Simon Bramhall finished transplanting the liver inside his patient in 2013 before going back for a final flourish. Bramhall, now 57, used an electric beam to burn the letters “S” and “B” into the organ he’d just put into the patient. The doctor had branded the unsuspecting [Read More…]

Jan 142022
 January 14, 2022  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

Amy Howe explains: With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Supreme Court on Thursday put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation over its legality continues in the lower courts. Over a dissent from [Read More…]