For those of you who happened to somehow miss CPW’s prior coverage of the impact of the November election on data privacy litigation, not to worry. CPW’s Lydia de la Torre, Glenn Brown, Kristin Bryan and Aaron Garavaglia have an article in Law360 expanding upon their prior analysis. As they explain:
The U.S. is in the process of completing its 59th presidential election and electing its 46th president. A change in administrations is inevitably accompanied by a change in executive priorities. Assuming that President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as president on Jan. 20, the area of data privacy will likely be of particular focus under the Biden administration, with consequences for data privacy litigation. Some top-of-mind questions regarding the anticipated impact a Biden presidency may have in this area are addressed below. Specifically, we anticipate that a Biden administration will likely focus on the passage of federal data privacy legislation, renegotiate conditions for EU data transfers to the U.S., reintroduce a cybersecurity coordinator to the White House and increase Federal Trade Commission enforcement activity.
Read on at Law360.