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.

New York Biometric Law Goes into Effect Next Month: Alan Friel and Niloufar Massachi Tell Businesses What They Need to Know |

This week, Lina Khan was confirmed as a Democratic commissioner to the Federal Trade Commission in a 69-28 Senate vote. The White House subsequently confirmed that Khan would chair the agency. She will serve as the FTC’s youngest-ever commissioner and chair.

CPW previously covered Khan’s nomination, including her history as an antitrust scholar and critic

The end of last month, members of Congress and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) pushed for emergency legislation, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (H.R. 2668).  HR 2668 would amend Section 13(b) of the FTC Act “to explicitly reaffirm the FTC’s longstanding authority to obtain injunctive and equitable relief, including monetary redress for consumers in

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

Another day, another data privacy litigation dismissed.  In this instance, the Eastern District of Louisiana rejected a plaintiff’s second attempt at pleading violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) in Hanberry v. Chrysler Capital, No. 21-397, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77478 at *1-*2 (E.D. La. Apr. 22, 2021).  Read on to learn more.

Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform (“ILR”) submitted comments to the Uniform Law Commission (“ULC”) in regards to the Draft Act concerning the collection and use of personally identifiable data.  As readers of CPW will recall, the ULC has a Personal Data Act 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.

BREAKING: Supreme Court Unanimously Curbs FTC’s Ability to Obtain Monetary Relief in Court | Consumer Privacy World

Wait, What?! Ninth Circuit Affirms

The Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion today slashing the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to seek monetary awards in court, finding that Congress had not intended to give the agency that power in a section of the Federal Trade Commission Act granting the FTC the ability to seek injunctions.  This critical ruling invalidates what has

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