Discovery

CPW’s Kristin Bryan, Ericka Johnson and Rafael Langer-Osuna have partnered with Strafford for an interactive 90 minute CLE video webinar Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 1:00pm-2:30pm EST on “Defending Work-Product Status and Attorney-Client Privilege of Forensic Reports–Equipping Commercial Litigators to Protect Incident Investigations and Related Communications From Discovery.”

You can register here.  This

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

CPW has previously covered the long-running Sonic cybersecurity litigations.

As readers will recall, in 2017 unidentified third parties accessed Sonic customers’ payment card data.  The hackers purportedly obtained customer payment card information from more than three-hundred Sonic Drive-Ins.  Litigation followed, which was consolidated into multidistrict litigation (“MDL”).  In the consolidated complaint filed in the MDL,

CPW’s Kristin Bryan was interviewed recently by CyberScoop regarding the significance of the court’s decision in In re Rutter’s which ordered the production of a forensic report and related communications over assertions of privilege in data privacy litigationAs she explains, the court’s ruling (considered in conjunction with the Clark Hill and Capital

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.

Federal Court Kicks Data Privacy Class Action Against Third-Party Technology Provider in Biometric Litigation | Consumer Privacy World

Walmart CCPA Case Kicked

One developing area of the law that send shivers down the spine of data privacy litigators is a growing number of federal courts holding that the attorney-client and work product privilege do not apply to forensic reports and related communications regarding a data incident.  Knowledge of the circumstances involved in the Capital One and Clark

Following up on our prior coverage (see here and here), this week a federal court denied Plaintiffs’ request for the first-ever injunction under BIPA In re: Clearview AI, Inc. Consumer Privacy Litigation, Case No. 1:21-cv-00135 (N.D. Ill).  Read on for the scoop.

Recall that Clearview collects publicly-available images on the Internet and organizes

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.

China’s Personal Information Protection Law (Second Draft) – What to Expect | Consumer Privacy World

Consumer and Business Concerns Under Virginia’s New

CPW has previously covered how companies are increasingly turning to consumer arbitration agreements to limit litigation exposure.  While an arbitration agreement does not allow a defendant to avoid a lawsuit outright, it does provide an escape mechanism from the public scrutiny and cost of litigation.  Issues concerning application of arbitration agreements continue to come up

The California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) went into effect on January 1, 2020.  CPW has covered some of the privacy litigations involving the CCPA (and the first CCPA class action settlement).  For those of you wondering whether the CCPA limited the scope of discovery in litigation, at least one federal court last year