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The Global Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s proposed standard information exchange does not change the FATCA deadline. Jeffrey S. Freeman, J.D., LL.M It is estimated that the U.S. economy suffers a $500 billion loss annually due to tax evasion on foreign source income and assets hidden outside the country. This estimate triggered the creation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) back in 2010 and is set to take effect on July 1, 2014. The United States has been entered into Inter-Governmental Agreements (IGAs) with over 22 countries and has reached agreements and is in negotiations more than a dozen more to report the required financial data for accounts. FATCA has greatly increased global concern over the use of foreign accounts to evade government taxation. The European Union estimated that governments lose hundreds of billions ... (more)

WhiteHat Sentinel Named Best Software-as-a-Service Solution and Best Integration-Defensive Countermeasures in EMA Radar Report

SANTA CLARA, Calif. Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteHat Security, the leading provider of website risk management solutions, today announced that WhiteHat Sentinel was awarded Best Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solution and Best Integration-Defensive Countermeasures, for its work with Web application firewalls (WAFs), in the latest Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) Radar Report: Website Vulnerability Assessment. Additionally, WhiteHat Sentinel received a "Strong Value" award for the cost-efficiency of its SaaS model. WhiteHat Sentinel is a SaaS website vulnerability management solution that enables customers to identify, manage and mitigate the flaws that put corporate and customer data at risk. The EMA Radar Report delivers an in-depth analysis of industry-leading vendors and vendor products, including their overall market position in comparison with other com... (more)

Schiff Hardin LLP Welcomes Former PrivateBancorp General Counsel Christopher J. Zinski as a Partner

CHICAGO, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher J. Zinski is joining Schiff Hardin LLP as a Partner in the Corporate and Securities and Financial Institutions Groups. Mr. Zinski returns to Schiff Hardin after serving since 2006 as General Counsel of PrivateBancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PVTB), the bank holding company for The PrivateBank. Mr. Zinski represents financial institutions and other public and private companies in general corporate and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions, and other capital markets activities. His practice also focuses on the responsibilities of audit and compensation committees, and related corporate governance. This includes a practice concentration on financial institutions and their holding companies in strategic planning, crisis management, private and public equity and debt financings, FDIC-assisted acq... (more)

Medical Marijuana Incorporated Applauds the State of New Jersey for Passing the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/13/10 -- Medical Marijuana Inc (PINKSHEETS: MJNA) applauds the New Jersey State Assembly and Senate for having approved "The New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act" on Monday, January 11, 2010. A804/S119 removes state-wide penalties for possession of up to two ounces of marijuana when a New Jersey licensed Physician recommends it for one of the qualified medical conditions including Aids, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis and Crohn's disease among others. Patients will be issued ID cards by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and may designate a registered caregiver to assist in obtaining marijuana. Uniquely among the 14 Medical Marijuana States, New Jersey will prohibit home cultivation of marijuana. Medical Marijuana Inc further applauds California for passing Assembly Bill AB390. The Assembly Safety ... (more)

Rapid7 Announces Participation in RSA Conference Activities

Rapid7, the leading provider of unified vulnerability management, compliance and penetration testing solutions, today announced its participation in RSA Conference 2010 activities during the week of March 1, 2010. The Company kicks off the security industry’s week of thought leadership by presenting at AGC’s 6th Annual InfoSec and West Coast Emerging Growth Conference in San Francisco on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. PST. At the conference, Mike Tuchen, president and CEO of Rapid7, will provide an overview of Rapid7’s stellar rise in the vulnerability management market and will share his insight into key market trends around threat identification and verification. Rapid7 is also participating in a panel discussion at RSA on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 10:40 a.m. PST. The panel, “Responsible Disclosure: It’s Their Fault!”, will include Rapid7 CSO and Metasploit... (more)

Hackensack University Medical Center Selects Risk-Based Authentication from RSA to Help Secure Patient Data

ATLANTA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- HIMSS '10 -- RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), today announced that Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey's largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services, has selected RSA® Adaptive Authentication to help prevent unauthorized access to sensitive patient data while providing convenience to its users and meet strategic organizational goals including regulatory compliance. "Since physicians will be able to conveniently access patient data whenever and wherever they are, RSA Adaptive Authentication will enable us to provide even higher quality patient care," said Benjamin Bordonaro, Chief Technology Officer at Hackensack University Medical Center. "Meeting the specific needs of our pre-existing infrastructure, this authentication solution is efficient for our IT department to administer so the team can... (more)

MedHOK Earns Full 2012 NCQA HEDIS(R) Software Certification for 360Measures(R)

TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/12 -- MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry's fastest growing providers of cloud-based software, announced today that it achieved full certification for its 360Measures®, version 2.55. MedHOK successfully passed all 63 program measures, sampling methodology, and CAPHS sample frames in the National Committee on Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) certification process. MedHOK's 360Measures® ( module was built as a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for annual HEDIS® filings and a complete integrated hybrid measures solution. Its Software-as-a-Service, cloud-based approach offers unparalleled opportunities to analyze, monitor and remediate care gaps throughout the year, thereby reducing year-end fire drills associated with HEDIS® ... (more)

StrataScale Offers Green-Certified Data Center Facilities

StrataScale, Inc., a premier provider of fast, easy and affordable cloud and hybrid hosting services, is pleased to announce that users of its enterprise-grade Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) products and services are now benefiting from two of the industry’s most energy-efficient and environmentally friendly data centers. StrataScale’s computing, network and storage operations are currently hosted within two Sacramento, Calif. data centers operated by its parent company, RagingWire Enterprise Solutions, Inc. Both facilities have now been recognized for meeting stringent environmental standards, allowing them to earn the industry’s most coveted certifications: LEED Gold, SSAE16 (formerly SAS 70) Type II Audited, Energy Star, and PCI Compliant Level 1 Service Provider. The company’s original 250,000 square-foot data center (CA1) recently earned the U.S. Environm... (more)

Layered Tech Enhances Cloud Offerings with Addition of VMware vCloud® Powered Services

Layered Technologies, Inc. (Layered Tech), a leading global provider of compliant hosting, managed dedicated hosting and cloud computing services, is adding VMware vCloud® Powered services to its existing cloud portfolio to provide enterprises with the advanced functionality they need to easily operate within complex cloud environments. The next generation of Layered Tech’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering includes full compliance management, additional scalability and a more dynamic interface that streamlines enterprise interaction with Layered Tech’s compliant, secure and production-ready clouds. “We are expanding Layered Tech’s cloud capabilities to include vCloud Powered services and a next-generation user portal,” said Kevin Van Mondfrans, vice president of product management for Layered Tech. “Layered Tech is leveraging its expertise in delivering ... (more)

Armedia Joins EMC Information Intelligence Group Consulting Preferred Partner Program

Armedia, LLC, a leading provider of content-driven technology solutions, announced today that it has been selected to join the EMC Information Intelligence Group Consulting Preferred Partner Program (C3P). Armedia is recognized as one of a few elite and favored partners who have been selected to the C3P program. Armedia’s position as a C3P member was granted after a stringent evaluation of its certified, highly-skilled consultants and proven track record of meeting customer requirements with EMC Documentum based technology. “EMC is pleased to welcome Armedia to our Consulting Preferred Partner Program,” said John O’Melia, Vice President of Worldwide Services for the Information Intelligence Group division of EMC. “As a C3P partner, customers around the world who rely on EMC and our trusted partners will have confidence in the quality and consistency of delivery prov... (more)

US Medical Waste Management Industry

NEW YORK, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Medical Waste Management Industry This report analyzes the US market for Medical Waste Management in US$ Million by the following Product/Service Segments: Management & Disposal Services, Collection Equipment, Liquid Medical Waste Management, and Treatment & Processing Supplies. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 55 companies including many key and niche players such as BioSAFE Engineering, LLC, Bondtech Corporation, Gamma Waste Systems, Hawaii Bio-Waste Systems, Inc., MCM En... (more)