Charles E. Harris, II, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP to Speak at TKG’s HIPAA Compliance in 2019: Emerging Trends and Recent Developments

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Charles E. Harris, II, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “HIPAA Compliance in 2019: Emerging Trends and Recent Developments”. This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 2019 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET. End Quote
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    About Charles E. Harris, II
    Charles E. Harris II, a partner in Mayer Brown’s litigation group, focuses his practice on business litigation, arbitration, and counseling. Charles represents clients in disputes involving a range of subject matters, with an emphasis on class actions, real estate litigation, information security disputes, and First Amendment actions alleging defamation and other privacy torts. Notably, Charles defends clients in data breach class actions and advises clients on data breach response. He also counsels covered entities and business associates on incident response planning, complying with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, and creating information privacy and security programs. Most recently, Charles assisted a "hybrid" organization with a full HIPAA assessment that involved designating covered components and drafting current policies and procedures. Before joining the firm, Charles served as a law clerk to Judge David D. Dowd Jr., of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

    About Mayer Brown LLP
    Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong—the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our “one-firm” culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.

    Event Synopsis:
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions in order to protect information in the medical field. The law continues to emerge in the limelight with prevalence of data breaches targeting healthcare organizations.

    Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requested for public input on potential HIPAA rule modifications, aimed at reducing regulatory burdens and improving care coordination. With all these upcoming changes in HIPAA, it becomes more important for businesses and organizations to keep themselves abreast with any new regulation to ensure compliance and avoid hefty sanctions and damages.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an analysis of the HIPAA updates. Speakers will discuss in depth the best compliance strategies that businesses must know in light of the most recent HIPAA developments. They will also offer practical compliance tips to minimize risk exposures.

    Key topics include:
    - The 2019 HIPAA Landscape: Recent Trends and Updates
    - Avoiding HIPAA Risks in Use of PHI in Marketing
    - Impact of California Consumer Privacy Act on Covered Entities
    - Application of HIPAA to Pharma and Med Tech
    - Common Risks and Pitfalls
    - HIPAA Compliance Strategies
    - What Lies Ahead?

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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