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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogDutch DPA Updates Policy on Administrative FinesPosted on March 26, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    On March 14, 2019, the Dutch Data Protection Authority published a press release announcing its policy for calculating administrative fines. Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogAdvocate General finds a pre-ticked checkbox does not constitute valid consent for cookiesPosted on March 25, 2019 by Davinia Brennan
    The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has delivered an Opinion in the Planet49 case (Case C-673/17), finding that a pre-ticked checkbox giving consent for cookies does not constitute valid consent under the e-Privacy Directive 2002/58 read in conjunction with the Data Protection Directive 95/46 or the GDPR. Facts In order...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 65 – Digital Scientists Bob Klein SE Tech PodcastPosted on March 21, 2019 by Admin
    Digital Scientists is a software innovation lab led by an innovative team of designers and developers using the latest frameworks and tools to deliver awesome new software products. In this episode we speak with Digital Scientists CEO, Bob Klein. Bob Klein has spent his career driving innovation and change at companies like DHL, Caterpillar Overseas […]
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS Highlights Circumstances Permitting Recoupment of Erroneous HSA ContributionsPosted on March 21, 2019 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    Section 223 of the Internal Revenue Code provides that an individual’s interest in the balance of her health savings account (“HSA”) is not subject to forfeiture. Consequently, contributions made by an employer to an employee’s HSA may be recouped only in very limited circumstances. In IRS Notice 2008-59 (the “Notice”), the IRS described several specific […] The post IRS Highlights Circumstances Permitting Recoupment of Erroneous HSA Contributions appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogFinal Countdown to Comply with Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act: Are Your Policies and Postings Ready?Posted on March 21, 2019 by Robert A. Boonin
    The new Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act soon becomes effective—on March 29, 2019. By then, employers employing 50 or more employees must have policies in place allowing employees to use up to 40 hours of paid time for various specified reasons. See our prior eAlert on the topic for details.  Read More › Tags:
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  • Blog: Biologics BlogFederal Circuit Strikes Down Diagnostic Patent in Latest § 101 DecisionPosted on February 19, 2019 by
    On February 6, 2019, the Federal Circuit issued its latest opinion on patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in Athena Diagnostics, Inc. v. Mayo Collaborative Servs., LLC, No. 2017-2508, slip. Op. (Fed. Cir. Feb. 6, 2019).  Judge Lourie wrote for the majority in this split decision, expressing some regret but affirming an order invalidating a diagnostic [...]
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