In case you missed their presentation this week to the Association of Corporate Counsel, the webinar given by CPW’s Alan Friel, Kyle Fath and Kristin Bryan was recorded and is now available here.  In it they cover an update on new US privacy laws, including for California, Colorado and Virginia (among others), as well

As Ann LaFrance, Alan Friel, Elliot Golding, Kyle Fath, Glenn Brown, Kyle Dull, Niloufar Massachi, Amber Mulcare, and Gicel Tomimbang explain in a comprehensive expert analysis, recent changes in US consumer privacy laws that will require most US businesses to make material changes to their privacy compliance and information governance programs by January 1,

Since it was enacted just over a year ago, companies have had to deal with the uncertainties surrounding how to interpret the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and the circumstances that might subject them to penalties and fines for violating the CCPA.  As CPW readers are already aware, in an effort to inform the marketplace

In a significant ruling, the Northern District of California recently denied in part a defendant’s motion to dismiss a complaint alleging violations of various consumer privacy statutes. It found that an affirmative defense of compliance with one privacy statute, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), did not shield defendant from liability for alleged violations of

As CPW’s Kyle Fath recently explained to Law360 in an article focusing on California privacy enforcement, “[d]uring the past year, the [California] attorney general’s office has “focused substantially” on the CCPA’s do-not-sell right.”  As covered in greater detail at Law360, “[t]his attention has come as little surprise, given the widespread uncertainty that has swirled since

While session replay software litigation was the hottest development in data privacy litigation earlier this year, yet another court has rejected such a theory of liability—making it even more likely that this trend has already peaked.  In this instance, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled (for the second time)

Here at CPW, we have covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent rare decision out of a district court in the Ninth Circuit dismissed a data event litigation for lack of standing—showing the efficacy of a particular type of motion practice known

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

In re Blackbaud MDL Update: Several of Plaintiffs’ Statutory Claims Survive Motion to Dismiss | Consumer Privacy World

Privilege Takeaways From Three

On Wednesday, September 22 at 4 pm EST CPW’s Alan Friel, Kristin Bryan and Kyle Fath will present, with moderator Scott Kane,  an update on current US consumer privacy laws including: the new proposed Ohio Law; how to manage an information governance program; and trends in data security and breach litigation.  We will close the

Readers of CPW are familiar with In re Blackbaud, a data privacy multi-district litigation (“MDL”) created in December 2020 that is currently pending in the District of South Carolina.  The MDL was created to manage the claims of individuals and putative class representatives against Blackbaud, a cloud software company that was targeted in several