Connecticut Joins the Privacy Law Party

Connecticut has joined the growing number of states that have enacted comprehensive general privacy laws.  California, Colorado, Utah and Virginia now have such laws.  The Connecticut law applies to personal 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Data Privacy & Security

Utah Enacts Comprehensive Privacy Law

Utah has joined California, Colorado and Virginia to become the fourth state to enact a comprehensive personal information privacy law.  The law applies to any controller or processor with (1) 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Data Privacy & Security

New Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework Announced

You may recall that in 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (C- 311/18, Data Protection Commission vs. Facebook Ireland Ltd. and Maximilian Schrems) (Schrems II) invalidated 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Data Privacy & Security

2022 Data Privacy Day – An Update on Where the Laws Stand

Well, it’s Data Privacy Day, and it would be great to be able to report that the federal legislature has finally agreed on a comprehensive federal data privacy law – 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Data Privacy & Security

Notable Privacy Law Developments in the Past Year

Doug Verge | June 21, 2021 It’s a simple fact – individuals value their privacy. At its core privacy means being free from outside intrusions and keeping our personal information 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Article

Understanding the basics can reap your business rewards

Brian Thomas | June 3, 2021 Every business should know how to select, use and protect its trademarks. Failure to do so can diminish its brand, cause financial harm and 

Author: Brian D. Thomas
Category: Article

The Potential Impact of the FTC’s Data Privacy Orders

JP Harris and Jennifer Lyon | January 29, 2021 On Dec. 14, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued orders using powers under Section 6(b) of the FTC Act to 

Author: James P. Harris
Category: Article

EU Court Ruling Complicates U.S. Firms’ Data Privacy Plans

This article was originally published in the New Hampshire Business Review and can be found here. Douglas Verge | August 13, 2020 A recent decision from Europe interpreting the EU’s 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Article

Don’t Forget About Cybersecurity with Increased Telecommuting

CLIENT ALERT By: J.P. Harris March 25, 2020 In the last several weeks, many businesses have significantly increased the number of telecommuters to implement social distancing in response to the 

Author: James P. Harris
Category: Alert

It’s 10 O’clock, Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

This article was originally published in the NH Business Review and can be found here. It’s 10 O’clock, Do You Know Where Your Data Is? Using data mapping to comply 

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Article

Update on HB 1680

On February 14, 2020, we highlighted a bill under consideration by the New Hampshire General Court, HB 1680, that, if passed, would impose a sweeping privacy law like the one 

Author: James P. Harris
Category: Data Privacy & Security

California Legislature Coming to NH?

The New Hampshire Legislature is currently considering several bills addressing privacy and protection of electronic information.  The most notable of those bills may be HB 1680, which is very similar 

Author: James P. Harris
Category: Data Privacy & Security

NH Weighs California-like Privacy Law

This article was originally published in the New Hampshire Business Review and can be found here. NH Weighs California-like Privacy Law By: JP Harris February 14, 2020 The New Hampshire 

Author: James P. Harris
Category: Article

Three Lessons from the Equifax Data Breach

Every company is at risk, no matter how sophisticated. It might have been safe to assume that an entity as large and sophisticated as Equifax had top-notch security.  Perhaps that 

Author: James P. Harris
Category: Data Privacy & Security

Red Flags Rule and Identity Theft Prevention Programs

The Red Flags law requires creditors to have in place Identity Theft Prevention Programs. In light of recent changes in the Red Flags law, there seems to be some confusion as to whether healthcare providers are categorically excluded from the requirements of the law.

Author: Douglas G. Verge
Category: Data Privacy & Security