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July 13, 2012

Public Affairs Roundtable

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Public Affairs Roundtable series, an extension of the Firm’s involvement in legal issues at the intersection of the public and private sectors, with a focus on businesses that are regulated or otherwise vitally affected by public policy and government, serves as a monthly forum for the interchange of ideas between various » Read More

April 19, 2017

Upcoming Webinar – HIPAA Lessons Learned: Recent OCR Enforcement Actions

Over the past year, the Office of Civil Rights has secured more than $34 million in fines and penalties for violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules in 15 separate enforcement actions.  WOH Attorney Chris Meyer will be participating in a webinar with Reg Harnish, CEO of GreyCastle Security, on lessons learned from these » Read More

April 13, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys Speaking at Insurance CLE: Updates & Hot Trending Topics Affecting Insurance Coverage – May 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorneys Javid Afzali, Jean Gerbini and Christopher Meyer will be presenting at the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section’s Insurance CLE on Updates & Hot Trending Topics Affecting Insurance Coverage on Friday, May 19 at the NYSBA located in Albany, New York.  Mr. Afzali will » Read More

April 11, 2017

How N.Y.’s Cybersecurity Regulations Affect You

WOH attorney Chris Meyer recently published an article for the April 2017 edition of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Magazine.  The article details New York’s new cybersecurity regulations, and how those regulations present both a challenge and an opportunity for PIA agents operating in New York, and how agents who address the challenges can seize new business opportunities.  To view » Read More

March 31, 2017

Webinar – Cybersecurity and the C-Suite: Current Responsibilities and Emerging Issues

Increasing cyber threats and changing regulations create new challenges for business leaders in companies of all sizes.  Click here to view WOH attorney Chris Meyer’s recent webinar on emerging cybersecurity law issues that will affect senior business executives and board directors in 2017.   To download a PDF of the slides used in the presentation, please click » Read More

March 24, 2017

Table of Experts – Cybersecurity

WOH Attorney Chris Meyer recently participated in the Albany Business Review’s Table of Experts on Cybersecurity.  The Table of Experts brings together experts for a discussion on a current topic.  Joining Chris was Joe Vigorito, Director of Mobility and Security at Annese & Associates in Albany.  The discussion was moderated by Albany Law professor Antony » Read More

March 7, 2017

WOH Immigration Alert – Summary of Executive Order on Travel Ban

On March 6, 2017, the Trump Administration issued its second travel ban Executive Order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States” that will suspend the entry of nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for a period of 90 days beginning March 16 at 12:01am ET.  The new » Read More

February 27, 2017

Final Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Services Industry

New York’s “first in the nation” financial services cybersecurity rules have been finalized and will go into effect on March 1, 2017.  The final regulations cover every business regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies.  Covered entities have until » Read More

February 27, 2017

The Time Has Come for the Court Of Appeals to Resolve Reinsurance Issue

Jason Shaw, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently published an article with the New York Law Journal entitled The Time Has Come for the Court Of Appeals to Resolve Reinsurance Issue.   The article discusses how a recent decision will finally lead to resolving the unsettled question about whether reinsurers will have limitless liability » Read More

February 10, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Attorney Honored with John E. Leach Memorial Award

ALBANY, N.Y. (February 7, 2017) – Jean Gerbini, Of Counsel with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was recently honored with the John E., Leach Memorial Award. The John E. Leach Memorial Award is presented by the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section (“TICL”) of the New York State Bar » Read More

February 6, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys to Present at the Association of Towns 2017 Training School & Annual Meeting – February 19 – 22

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorneys are scheduled to present at the upcoming Association of Towns of the State of New York’s 2017 Annual Training School & Annual Meeting to be held on February 19 – 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York.  Partner, Daniel Ruzow, presentation is entitled “Managing Bad Behavior at » Read More