Topic: Privacy/Data Security/Cyber Risk

Cybersecurity Compliance Requirements are Piling Up

Beginning October 1, 2017, health insurers, health care centers, pharmacy benefits managers, and third party administrators that administer health benefits, and utilization of new companies, licensed in Connecticut, will be required to file their first annual certification to the insurance department that it maintains a comprehensive information security program in compliance with the Connecticut Health Records Data Security Law that became effective October 1, 2015.

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Please Join Us – Insurance M&A and Capital Raising Roundtable

Please join BDO USA, LLP, Locke Lord LLP, and Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. for a complimentary breakfast briefing. This event will highlight key considerations in a successful M&A transaction or capital raising transaction in today’s economic climate for the insurance industry – what do we anticipate next?

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Locke Lord’s Zach Lerner, Associate in the New York office, Co-Authors “The Privacy Shield and its Impact on U.S. Insurance Companies” for FORC Fall 2016 Edition

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the “Privacy Shield”) has been promulgated through a joint effort between the United States (the “U.S.”) and the European Union (the “EU”) in order to facilitate the transfer of personal data from the EU to U.S. companies.

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Update: Illinois Adopts Amendment to Simplify Insurer Record Retention and Destruction Requirements

The Illinois Department of Insurance (“IL DOI”) has amended its record disposal and destruction regulation effective May 23, 2016, significantly reducing reporting, book-keeping and retention obligations for Illinois domestic insurers, as well as any principal U.S. office of a foreign or alien insurer located in Illinois.

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