A recent Illinois Supreme Court opinion found that the coverage afforded for personal or advertising injuries in business owners’ liability policies may apply to claims under the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).  We anticipate this decision will have a significant impact in this area going forward.  West Bend Mutual Insurance Company v. Krishna Schaumburg

In case you missed it, CPW’s Kristin Bryan and Ericka Johnson will be hosting CPW’s first webinar today from 12-1 pm EST on Colonial Pipeline.  For the attorneys in the crowd, 1 hour of CLE is available.  If you were wondering, yes it is free. Register here for this must-attend event.

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There is still time to register for CPW’s first virtual event next Tuesday, May 25 from 12-1 pm EST on The Colonial Pipeline Hack-Understanding Cyber-Attacks, Supply Chain Breaks and Data Breach Litigation Issues.  And that webinar could not be more timely as data privacy litigation concerning the cyber incident is already underway.

This week,

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.

Defendant Seeks to Limit CCPA’s Private Right of Action and Force Massive Class Action into Binding Arbitration

Comprehensive Privacy in the US:

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.

Beware: The Report Expressly Prepared for Trial Counsel May Not Be Privileged After All | Consumer Privacy World

No Article III Standing

Lydia de la Torre is a frequent CPW contributor with deep insight and knowledge on cutting edge developments in data privacy and cybersecurity.  For some of the fantastic pieces she has co-authored recently, see here and here.  Well, we are very pleased to share that the legal publication Daily Journal has selected Lydia among

Yesterday CPW covered how one hospital was recently hit with two data breach class actions after a former employee accessed patient records without authorization.  Well, for entities in the healthcare space looking to reduce their cybersecurity risk search no further-CPW’s Elliot Golding and Kristin Bryan published an article earlier this year in Law360 explaining

Cyber insurance is top of mind lately due to heightened cyber vulnerabilities caused by an expanding remote workforce.  Thankfully, Consumer Privacy World privacy pros provided some great guidance in their article “CGL Exclusions For Cyberattacks and Loss of Electronic Data:  Is There A Gap In Your Coverage” published in the American Bar Association’s