May 2018

Hospital Computer System Crash? Prepare Now, It’s Inevitable

Hinckley Allen Partner Anne M. Murphy has been quoted by Bloomberg BNA’s Health Law Reporter. Anne provides her legal opinion on how hospitals can avoid or limit liability if, and when, their computer systems crash, and how to respond.Hospital computer…

April 2018

Cryptocurrency Regulations are Taking Shape

As originally seen in Law Technology Today.Despite significant recent media coverage, questions remain regarding how regulators will treat cryptocurrencies. In light of these questions, it is critical for business leaders and investors to understand how U.

Does Your Business Have A Customer, User, Employee, Member, Investor, Or Prospect Who Lives In The European Economic Area?

If you answered "yes"If your business collects “personal data” from a resident of the European Union or of any of the additional three states in the European Economic Area, you must comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by Ma…

June 2017

Does a Ransomware Attack Mean There Was a Data Breach?

“Data held hostage.”  Years – even months – ago, the concept may have sounded absurd.  Today, it is becoming all too common. Ransomware has quickly become a household term, due, in part, to the recent WannaCry attack.  When a ransomware attack s…

March 2016

Data breach preparedness for NH businesses

Businesses today are collecting and storing more personal information than ever before, but their data security systems may not have kept pace.Data security plans are especially important for businesses in the Granite State, which has specific laws mandati…

October 2015

EU-US Safe Harbor Principles Ruled Invalid

On October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the EU-US Safe Harbor arrangement is invalid. The Safe Harbor Principles, which have been in effect since 2000, enabled US companies to import personal data from EU countries without…