On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule calling for changes to the regulations governing the three white collar (executive, administrative and professional) exemptions from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The final rule, which follows a proposed rule issued in July 2015, takes effect December 1, 2016.
New Suit by Delta Reminds Everyone About the Importance of Data Security Protection in the Context of Third-Party Service Provider Relationships
HSE Partner and Chair of HSE's Privacy and Data Security Practice F. Paul Greene featured as part of the "Ask the Expert" Panel at the upcoming Upstate New York Regional Cybersecurity Forum.
Are You at Risk? Attend our upcoming Cyber Security Webinar
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). Among other things, the DTSA provides immunity to individuals who disclose trade secrets in the course of a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit, provided the trade secrets are filed under seal, or who disclose trade secrets to the government and/or an attorney solely for the purpose of reporting or investigating a suspected violation of the law.
These days, news of the latest data breach - whether involving a local “mom and pop” store or a national retailer - is constantly breaking. If it seems like breaches are becoming more and more common, it’s because they are. Much more, as it turns out.