New York, NY, January 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kim Wilcoxon, Partner, Thompson Hine will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Emerging Issues in Privacy and Data Security: A 2012 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Kim Wilcoxon
Kim Wilcoxon is a partner in Thompson Hine's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group and a member of the firm’s Privacy and Information Security team. Kim has significant experience advising employers and other benefit plan professionals on welfare benefit plan matters and frequently speaks and publishes articles on such topics as HIPAA, health care reform, wellness programs and other group health plan compliance topics. She regularly assists group health plans and business associates with HIPAA compliance and facilitates HIPAA privacy and security training programs for her clients’ employees. In addition, she helps clients respond to increased welfare plan costs and legal changes by analyzing plan designs and associated risks; closely following legal developments; and consulting on issues relating to documentation and communications, claims and appeals, COBRA, consumer driven health plans, nondiscrimination requirements, cafeteria plan rules, and other welfare benefit matters.
About Thompson Hine
Established in 1911, Thompson Hine is a business law firm dedicated to providing superior client service. The firm has been recognized for ten consecutive years as a top law firm in the country for client service excellence in The BTI Client Service A-Team: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance. With offices in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, New York and Washington, D.C., Thompson Hine serves premier businesses worldwide. The firm’s nationally recognized Privacy and Information Security practice offers clients an interdisciplinary group of lawyers with experience in complex national and international issues of privacy, data protection, information security, records retention, employment and labor law, consumer protection, internet law and intellectual property matters.
To learn more about Kim Wilcoxon and Thompson Hine, please visit http://www.thompsonhine.com/home/
As information technology continues to evolve, companies are at risk of security breaches that comes with use powerful tools used in collecting, processing, storing and using data. Presently, regulatory agencies are working out on developing new policies and compliance obligations relative to data security breaches. With these recent developments, companies should have a complete understanding of the emerging issues in privacy and data security for 2012 and beyond.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key regulators and thought leaders to provide an in-depth analysis of the emerging issues in privacy and data security that companies face in 2012.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org)