Compounded drugs marketed to TRICARE beneficiaries undergoing close examination by federal investigators

Compounded drugs marketed to TRICARE beneficiaries undergoing close examination by federal investigators

Ongoing investigations by both the Department of Defense (DOD) and a major U.S. media organization allege that suspicious marketing and prescribing activities have led to astronomical increases in TRICARE costs for compounded medications. According to the Military Times, TRICARE paid $769 million for compound prescriptions between January and March 2015, ... Read More »

Processing of Personal Data (Education Sector) Regulations (L.N. 19 of 2015)

Processing of Personal Data (Education Sector) Regulations (L.N. 19 of 2015)

Processing of personal data in relation to students, parents and legal guardians by educational institutions such as licensed schools, is permitted for administration, daily operation and providing necessary educational services under the Education Act. Personal data processing is also permitted for academic progress monitoring and organization of extra-curricular activities as ... Read More »

Legal Notice 22 of 2015 – Merchant Shipping (Ships Eligible for Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015

Legal Notice 22 of 2015 – Merchant Shipping (Ships Eligible for Registration) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015

Legal Notice 22 of 2015 introduced an amendment to the definition of international owners of Ships Eligible for Registration under Subsidiary Legislation 234.23 (‘the regulation’) and its provisions for ownership of a Maltese ship. The definition of an individual international owner previously only included citizens of the European Union not ... Read More »

Backing off the black box – privacy issues and event data recorders

Backing off the black box – privacy issues and event data recorders

Since its introduction in the 1990s, the automobile’s event data recorder (EDR) or electronic control module (ECM), also known as the “black box,” has provided insight into vehicle metrics, driver behaviors and accident data. Depending on the design and designated settings, black boxes can capture data concerning driver habits, braking, ... Read More »

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