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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.

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Reached in BIPA Litigation That Went Up to Seventh Circuit – Consumer Privacy World

Eleventh Circuits Orders Rehearing En

In a move that shocked no one, including the Czar of TCPAWorld, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order vacating its last opinion in Hunstein vs. Preferred Collection & Management Services, Inc., and ordered the case to be reheard en banc.  This development is just the latest in one of

Although class actions are a frequently utilized vehicle for individuals seeking to vindicate their privacy rights, companies can also run the risk of an enforcement action brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) (pursuant to the FTC’s authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act).  One recent example of the FTC’s exercise of this authority

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.

Federal Court Gives Preliminary Approval of $92 Million TikTok MDL Settlement Over Objections – Consumer Privacy World

California Privacy Agency Announces Appointment

In Green v. Innovis Data Solutions, Inc., 2021 US Dist LEXIS 176996 (N.D. Tex. Sep. 17, 2021), the plaintiff filed suit against Innovis Data Solutions (“Defendant”) and other entities arising out of Defendant’s conduct (or lack thereof) relating to Plaintiff’s tradeline with a financial institution as reported on Plaintiff’s consumer report, and alleges that Defendant

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: Sixth Circuit in Sonic Data Breach Litigation Denies Request to Appeal District Court’s Certification of Class, Dismissing Sonic’s Self-Identification and Standing

Just a couple weeks ago, we reported on another case from the Eastern District that dismissed a FDCPA case for lack of standing post-TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, 141 S. Ct. 2190 (2021). Another recent decision from the same court (different judge) shows, yet again, that Ramirez has teeth.  In Grauman, No.

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.

In re Blackbaud MDL Update: Several of Plaintiffs’ Statutory Claims Survive Motion to Dismiss | Consumer Privacy World

Privilege Takeaways From Three

Recently, a federal court considered whether the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) preempts a Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (“MMPA”) claim arising from accurate reporting. Pudic v. Dep’t Stores Nat’l Bank, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150910 (E.D. Mo. Aug. 11, 2021). The court held the FCRA does not preempt a MMPA claim, and Defendant’s Motion to

In recent years, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) litigation has exploded—and particularly so in the Eastern District of New York, one of the busiest FDCPA dockets in America.  Increasingly, the theories of liability in many FDCPA cases have become increasingly attenuated, and focused primarily on the recovery of fees for plaintiffs’ counsel rather than