The practice was formed by nationally-known and widely-respected information technology attorney John R. Christiansen after many years in large, national law and consulting firm practice, to provide service more directly, flexibly and creatively.
I just did a presentation I’m going to be expanding upon for at least the next several months, about some of the problems I already see emerging in coordinating among Covered Entities, Business Associates and Subcontractors – and others – in complex arrangements. The problem is that the Business Associate regulations and Business Associate Contract [...]
Now that we are well under way with renegotiating our Business Associate Contracts – aren’t we? – it’s time to start worrying about a potentially bigger problem: Application of the “minimum necessary rule” to Business Associates. I will be quoting regulation chapter and verse, which is unexciting but necessary for this issue. The tl;dr short [...]
If you are a lawyer acting serving a Covered Entity or Business Associate, or a Covered Entity or Business Associate retaining a lawyer as a Business Associate – if you aren’t sure, read this – you need to be aware of the ethical pitfalls and legal risks. In particular, a “standard” Business Associate Contract (is [...]