With the first quarter of 2022 at a close, litigation involving the collection and protection of biometric data has taken off to a hot start, setting a fervent pace that could mean big things for data privacy litigation for 2022 (with crossover impact on data breach and cybersecurity litigations, as outlined below).  Read on to

As readers of CPW know, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has made it clear that privacy and security will be top-of-mind issues for the Commission for the foreseeable future. Recently, the FTC announced its settlement with WW International, Inc.—formerly known as Weight Watchers (“Weight Watchers”)—over claims the company violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation.  Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

BREAKING Florida Senate Adjourns, Data Privacy Bill Yet Again Fails to Pass | Consumer Privacy World

Virginia Work Group

Moments ago the Florida Senate adjourned for the day.  Although they will return on Monday for certain budget-related items, this development means another session has passed in which a comprehensive data privacy law was considered and yet failed to make it though the Florida legislature.

As CPW previously covered, Florida HB 9 had some

The Virginia legislature has introduced several bills that would amend Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”) that was enacted last year. These bills are largely in response to the November 1, 2021 Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act Work Group report (the “Report”), which outlined 17 “points of emphasis” related to the CDPA. The Report includes

Today, as predicted here at CPW, a divided SEC voted to propose new rules that would require public companies to provide current reports of their material cybersecurity incidents and periodic disclosures about their cybersecurity policies and procedures.  Just a month after the SEC’s cybersecurity proposal for advisers and funds, the new proposed rules

Shortly after Senator Bradley introduced Florida SB 1864, Representative Fiona McFarland (R-Dist. 72) introduced its House counterpart, Florida House Bill 9, on January 12, 2022.  While SB 1864 stalled in the Senate, Florida HB 9 passed the House on March 2 and was sent to the Senate on that date, where it has not advanced

This month on Tuesday March 15 at 3pm London time CPW’s Kristin Bryan and Ericka Johnson will be participate in a leadership roundtable at Developing Data Privacy, Cyber Security & GRC Roadmap: Aligned with the Mission, Value, and Strategic Agenda of Your Business.  Kristin will share her perspective on developments in AI and biometric litigation