On October 30, 2018 the New Jersey Attorney General entered into a Final Consent Judgment with ATA Consulting, doing business as Best Medical Transcription, and its owner, Tushar Mathur (collectively “Defendants”), resolving a 2016 security breach that resulted in the publication of personal health information of over 1,600 New Jersey residents. As a result of the Consent Judgment, Defendants were fined $200,000 and Mr. Mathur was permanently banned from managing or owning a business in New Jersey.
Do 501(c)(4) organizations need to disclose their donors? There are two overlapping regimes that dictate the answer: tax and federal election law.
All entities covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) know that shielding protected health information from potential unauthorized disclosure needs to be a priority.
On October 16, 2018 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued an investigative report following investigations of nine public issuers who were victims of cyber fraud.