Arbitration: the Pros, the Cons, and the Best Fit

April 29th, 2024|0 Comments

Charles Barr’s article, “Arbitration: the Pros, the Cons, and the Best Fit,” appeared in the January 2023 edition of Wisconsin Lawyer (96 Wis. Law. 22-28 (January 2023)). [...]

A Boost for Arbitrator Discretion Under Honorable Engagements

April 29th, 2024|0 Comments

Charles Barr’s article “A Boost for Arbitrator Discretion Under Honorable Engagements” appeared in the Q2 2022 edition of ARIAS U.S. Quarterly, at pages 10-17. Read Article

Legal Research, Honorable Engagements, and an Integrated Theory of Arbitration

April 25th, 2024|0 Comments

Charles Barr authored the lead article, entitled “Legal Research, Honorable Engagements, and an Integrated Theory of Arbitration,” in the May-June 2024 edition of Dispute Resolution Journal, a [...]

HIPAA privacy protection: What you need to know

August 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Jeremy Shapiro-Barr recently sat down with Fox6’s Amanda St. Hilaire to talk about HIPAA privacy.  You can check out the interview here:

European Commission Releases New Standard Contractual Clauses

June 10th, 2021|0 Comments

The European Commission released two new sets of standard contractual clauses (SCCs) and an implementing decision on each new set of SCCs on June 4, 2021.  One [...]

Privacy and Security: 4 Things to Watch Out for in 2019

December 21st, 2018|0 Comments

2018 was a year full of remarkable developments in the area of data privacy and security: the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective because of [...]

The GDPR’s Impact in the U.S.: Considerations for the U.S. Health Lawyer

October 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Jeremy Shapiro-Barr has authored an article titled, ‘The GDPR’s Impact in the U.S.: Considerations for the U.S. Health Lawyer,’ which has been published in the October 2018 [...]

5 Simple Tasks to Help You Meet GDPR Requirements

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Many organizations have devoted a great amount of planning, effort and resources towards getting startup HR services to aid in GDPR compliance, while others have not done as [...]

EU Medical Device Industry: Regulatory and Privacy M&A Issues for a US Company

December 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

For US healthcare companies considering an acquisition of a medical device or in vitro diagnostics company in the EU or that has a material part of its [...]

Jeremy Shapiro-Barr and Robyn Shapiro Present to the Wisconsin Bar

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

On April 18, 2017, Jeremy and Robyn presented two State Bar of Wisconsin webcasts focusing on recent developments in privacy and data security law.  In the programs, [...]

OCR Releases Guidance on HIPAA & Cloud Computing

October 24th, 2016|0 Comments

In guidance issued on October 6, OCR has clarified that cloud service providers (CSPs) who create, receive, maintain or transmit electronic PHI on behalf of their customers [...]

CMS Releases 2015 Open Payments Data – Value to the Public Still Not Clear

July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

CMS recently released Open Payments data submitted by applicable pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers for calendar year 2015, and it is now available here. The 2015 data [...]

OCR Guidance on Ransomware Attacks Forthcoming

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In a recent letter to Deven McGraw, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy at the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), congressmen Ted Lieu and Will Hurd urged [...]

Unauthorized Filming at NY Presbyterian Hospital Results in $2.2 Million Settlement

June 10th, 2016|0 Comments

A recently publicized HIPAA breach at New York-Presbyterian Hospital involved unauthorized filming by a television film crew from ABC’s “NY Med,” a medical documentary series, of two [...]

Change is in the air

May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

You can almost smell it; Change is coming to the Clinical Research enterprise! At the ACRP 2016 Meeting & Expo in Atlanta last month, John Neal, CEO [...]

Massive Anti-Kickback, False Claims, and FCPA Settlements for Life Sciences Companies

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

In March 2016, two global life sciences companies agreed to pay hundreds millions of dollars in fines to resolve claims under the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS)[i], the [...]

Individuals’ Rights to Access Their Personal Health Information: New Guidance

April 15th, 2016|0 Comments

On January 7, 2016, the Office of Civil Rights released a new guidance document clarifying the rights of individuals to access protected health information (PHI) about them [...]

Open Payments 2015 Calendar Year Reporting Period Now Closed; Prepare for Reporting 2016 Data

April 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The Open Payments reporting period for payments made in calendar year 2015 by applicable pharmaceutical, device, biological, and medical supply manufacturers to physicians and teaching hospitals ended [...]