SLBA Talk, Saturday, September 21, 10am SLT (PST)
Tim Faith (SL: Yoss Kamachi): "HIPAA Final Security Regulation Update"
Join the SL Bar Association on Saturday, September 21 at 10am SLT for a presentation by Tim Faith, a Maryland Technology Attorney, about the final HIPAA security regulation update. This regulation has a number of important impacts for covered entities and business associates, including:
(a) changes in the definition and scope of the term "business associate,"
(b) changes in compliance obligations for business associates,
(c) changes in the standard for breach notification,
(d) changes in business associate agreement requirements,
(e) changes in other compliance issues such as privacy notification to patients, definition of PHI, patient requests for privacy when self-pay, and patient requests for electronic data from covered entities.
SLBA talks are in voice at our courtroom on Justitia.
The SL Bar Association is an informal professional organization that helps attorney and scholar members navigate the Second Life legal landscape. Our mission is:
(1) to educate the public and profession concerning legal issues arising from the Second Life virtual world;
(2) to study the legal, business, and technical implications of the 3D Internet, including virtual worlds, and the Second Life virtual world in particular;
(3) to offer our members opportunities to meet and discuss the association’s interests with professionals from around the world; and
(4) to promote justice, professional excellence, and the rule of law in Second Life.
We have a meeting on the second Saturday of each month at 10am SLT.
Upcoming Talks include:
10-5-13 Online Gambling
10-19-13 Tax & Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs Children
11-2-13 Online Peer Reviewed Journals
12-7-13 Social Security Disability Law
1-4-14 BDSM & the law