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Nancy L. Perkins, Counsel, Arnold & Porter LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast


New York, NY, June 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Nancy L. Perkins, Counsel, Arnold & Porter LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “HIPAA/HITECH Act Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Modifications Final Rule: What You Need to Know Live.” This event is scheduled for September 10, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).

Event Synopsis:

Last January, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued the Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule to help reduce the risk of data security breaches. The new regulations took effect on March 26, 2013 and health care companies and professionals are given until September 23, 2013 to comply with the changes. As compliance date draws near, companies should have a complete & thorough understanding of the final rule to avoid breeches & penalties.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the Omnibus HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule. In a two-hour live webcast, speakers will discuss:

- Recent Developments and Key Changes on HIPAA/HITECH Rule
- Enforcement of and Compliance with the Final Rule
- Impact of the Final Rule
- Penalties and Exemptions
- Best Practices in Compliance
- Up to the minute regulatory changes

About Nancy A. Perkins

Nancy L. Perkins, Counsel at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C., advises clients on a wide range of data protection issues at the federal and state levels, as well as on cross-border data privacy and security matters. She has particular expertise with the privacy, security, and data breach notification regulations implementing HIPAA and the HITECH Act, and has worked with clients on their HIPAA/HITECH compliance policies and procedures in a wide range of contexts. Nancy also assists clients in responding to data security breaches, including through notifications to individuals and government authorities, as well as in defending against related litigation. A graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College, Nancy is the author of numerous articles on medical data privacy regulation, including: New HIPAA Regulations: What Liability Risks Loom Under the Expanded Business Associate and Breach Notification Provisions (Bloomberg/BNA Health Law Reporter, Feb. 21, 2013).

About Arnold & Porter LLP

Arnold & Porter LLP (A&P) is an Am Law 100 international law firm providing counsel at the intersection of business, law and regulation. With more than 800 attorneys practicing in more than 30 distinct areas of the law, A&P provides strategic, client-focused and innovative legal services. A&P serves a broad range of clients whose business needs include regulatory, litigation, and transactional services. The firm's integrated teams of corporate and securities, antitrust, data privacy and security, white collar, national security, litigation, and other practice areas assist clients in navigating the complexities of their businesses both domestically and internationally. A&P's service offerings include proactive compliance counseling, including in areas of industry-specific regulation, anticipating litigation, mitigating potential liability for criminal and civil actions by federal and state and authorities, and litigating at the trial, appellate, and Supreme Court levels.

To know more about Nancy Perkins and Arnold & Porter LLP please visit: www.arnoldporter.com

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
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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