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

As you know at CPW, we’re all about covering developments in data privacy litigation.  Florida is one of the states currently contemplating new privacy legislation with a broad private right of action for consumers (check out our “final four” coverage discussing it here and an earlier overview of the bills here).  Well, this week

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);

Privacy at the state level can get messy and confusing—particularly in the current moment with the record number of proposed bills under consideration.  So let’s face it: it is great to read about all those proposed bills but what US privacy professionals really want to know is which bills will pass and which bills will

On March 4, the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (HB 1602) passed the state House of Representatives by a vote of 85-11.  If enacted in its current form, the bill would take effect on January 1, 2023, at the same as the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection

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.

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BREAKING NEWS: Court Holds CCPA Not Retroactive and

Following California and Virginia’s sweeping consumer and data privacy bills, Florida is the next state to consider comprehensive data privacy legislation in the form of House Bill 969, which was introduced in February.  The measure is similar in many ways to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) and the

CPW recently covered Tsao v. Captiva MVP Rest. Partners, LLC where the Eleventh Circuit aligned itself with others that “declined to find standing on an ‘elevated risk of identity theft’ theory where the plaintiffs failed to allege any actual misuse of class members’ personal information.”  Well, Tsao is already having a significant impact on data