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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.

CPW’s Shea Leitch and Kyle Dull to Speak at ACC South Florida’s 12th Annual CLE Conference

CPW’s David Oberly

CPW’s Kristin Bryan, a 2022 Law360 Privacy & Cybersecurity MVP as well as a featured subject matter expert for LexisNexis, Jesse Taylor and Shing Tse teamed up to co-author a chapter of the Lexis Practical Guidance titled “Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Breach Litigation: Key Laws and Considerations. In this practice

The Southern District of Florida issued its second motion to dismiss ruling in the multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), In re Mednax Services, MDL No. 2994, further limiting Plaintiffs’ claims but allowing the case to proceed to discovery.  This ruling is a mixed bag for the Defendants but consistent with rulings in prior cases (where the

As readers of CPW know, although the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) and other state statutes provides California residents additional privacy protections there are limits on the laws’ scope.  This includes as was the case here and, consistent with prior rulings, that a defendant may not rely on the CCPA and other state privacy laws

On Thursday January 20th from 2-3:30 pm CPW’s Kristin Bryan will be joining a panel of experts to discuss current trends and best practices concerning digital forensics.  From her perspective as a data privacy and cybersecurity litigator, Kristin will discuss establishing and protecting the privilege of forensic reports prepared in the wake of a data

2021 was another year of high activity in the realm of data event and cybersecurity litigations with several noteworthy developments.  CPW has been tracking these cases throughout the year.  Read on for key trends and what to expect going into the 2022.

Recap of Data Breach and Cybersecurity Litigations in 2020

2021 heralded several developments

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