Posted on December 9th, 2010 No comments
After more than two years of uncertainty, veterinary clinics and other businesses are on the verge of being excused from a government regulation known as the Red Flags Rule that is designed to safeguard consumers from identity theft.
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Veterinarians poised to be exempted from Red Flags Rule
Posted on December 3rd, 2010 No comments
The Senate, by unanimous consent, on Tuesday approved legislation that its sponsors say would exempt “small businesses,” including physician practices, from the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
Posted on December 2nd, 2010 No comments
Posted on September 25th, 2010 No comments
It is unclear, however, if compliance with the FTC's Red Flags Rule for identity theft protections would exempt entities from the requirements in the new bill.
FTC Supports Breach Notification Bill
Posted on November 4th, 2009 No comments
Fourth Time Agency Has Pushed Back Enforcement DateFor the fourth time in a year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has extended the enforcement deadline for state-chartered credit unions and non-banking entities covered by the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
FTC Extends Red Flags Deadline – Again – to June 1, 2010
Posted on November 3rd, 2009 No comments
Prodded by Congress, the Federal Trade Commission has yet again delayed enforcement of the so-called “Red Flags” Rule for financial institutions and creditors subject to its enforcement until June 1, 2010. At the request of some lawmakers, the 11th hour delay was announced Oct.
Red Flags Rule Delayed Again, And In Flux For Lawyers
Posted on October 30th, 2009 No comments
At the request of Members of Congress, the Federal Trade Commission is delaying enforcement of the “Red Flags” Rule until June 1, 2010, for financial institutions and creditors subject to enforcement by the FTC.
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FTC Extends Enforcement Deadline for Identity Theft Red Flags Rule
Reminder: FTC Will Enforce Red Flags Rule Beginning November 1 (but Federal Judge Rules Lawyers Not Subject To Rule)Posted on October 30th, 2009 No comments
The Federal Trade Commission will begin enforcing its Red Flags Rule this Sunday, November 1. Financial institutions and creditors that hold covered accounts, as defined under the Rule, must have written Red Flags identity theft prevention programs in place by November 1.
Posted on October 23rd, 2009 No comments
U.S. Rep. John Adler is optimistic that a potentially burdensome regulation on small business will not advance further
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Federal proposal would help small businesses
Posted on September 15th, 2009 No comments
An important deadline for many small and mid-sized businesses is approaching in what has come to be known as the “Red Flags Rule.” The Red Flags Rule requires many businesses and organizations to implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program designed to detect the warning signs – or “red flags” – of identity theft in their day-to-day …