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