It has been a year for the record books for data privacy litigation (and we are only into Q2-who knows what Q3 and Q4 will bring!)  CPW has been tracking significant developments in this area of the law—including in regards to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  While the statute has been in effect for

Readers of CPW know that our very own Lydia de la Torre has been selected to be an inaugural board member of the new California Privacy Protection Agency.   Listen to what Lydia and Alan Friel, Deputy Chair of SPB’s Data Privacy group have to say in a must-listen to podcast.  They discuss the history

Today the CPW team expanded with a three-lawyer, bi-coastal team from BakerHostetler, based in the firm’s Los Angeles, New York and Miami offices.  Their arrival comes on the heel of the firm welcoming Alan L. Friel as Deputy Chair of the Data Practice from BakerHostetler.

The new team comprises: counsel Kyle R. Fath (New York);

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.

Additional CCPA Regulations Approved, Take Effect | Consumer Privacy World

Seven Cents in Website Revenue Just Doesn’t Cut It: Illinois Court Dismisses

CPW and its sister blog SPB have been covering developments concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  As we discussed the end of last year, on December 10, 2020, the California Attorney General (“AG”) proposed some modifications to the regulations implementing the CCPA (the “Regulations”).  These were published in response to comments

Following up on our post from this morning, the US Chamber of Commerce in an open letter today threw its support behind the Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act.  As set forth in the open letter (see link below), the Chamber writes that “The Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act is a

HUGE news out of CPW this morning.  Yesterday US Representative Suzan DelBene introduced comprehensive privacy legislation, the Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act.  Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR), Matt Cartwright (PA), Ed Case (HI), Charlie Crist (FL), Alcee Hastings (FL), Jim Himes (CT), Steven Horsford (NV), Chrissy Houlahan (PA), Derek Kilmer (WA), John Larson (CT),

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.

HUGE NEWS CONSUMER PRIVACY ALL STAR ALAN FRIEL JOINS CPW | Consumer Privacy World

BREAKING NEWS: Court Holds CCPA Not Retroactive and

CPW has been tracking for some time the Lavarious Gardiner v. Walmart Inc. et al. case.  In a massive win for Walmart (and defendants in data privacy litigation), on Friday the Court adopted Walmart’s narrow interpretation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and dismissed Plaintiff’s non-cognizable CCPA claim.  Because this case involves issues