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Health Apps and HIPAA – Recent FAQs Highlight Importance of Covered Entities and Business Associates Scrutinizing their Relationships with App Developers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new set of HIPAA FAQs addressing the applicability of HIPAA to certain health apps and the covered entities and business associates that interact with them. These … Continue reading

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The Board’s Importance in Vetting Shareholder Proposals

A recent successful effort by a public company to exclude an environmental proposal from its proxy statement may signal a new approach for boards of directors to consider when managing shareholder proposals. Because retailers and consumer products companies routinely receive … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Mediation Provision in Construction Contracts

by Mark A. Cobb, Attorney at Law and Georgia Certified Mediator It doesn’t matter whether we are negotiating construction contracts on behalf of a client or we are discussing a construction collection matter with a potential client, the conversation inevitably … Continue reading

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Importance of GRIT – Erin Rhinehart Shares Her Thoughts

Women in Business Networking (“WiBN”) is a group of diverse women, encouraging each other’s professional growth and success.  Over the next few months, WiBN will highlight a series of stories from members with GRIT.  Guts Resilience Integrity Tenacity (“GRIT”) – … Continue reading

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The Importance of Corporate Governance in Cannabis Companies

Every year the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business ranks governance of Canada’s corporate boards in the “Board Games“. In the recently published 2018 edition, the boards of directors of 242 companies and trusts in the S&P/TSX index were assessed. … Continue reading

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