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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.

Sonic Data Privacy MDL Headed to Trial? Court Denies Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment | Consumer Privacy World

Federal Court Holds Defendant’s

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

Earlier this month, CPW’s Kristin Bryan provided her insights to Richard Satran at Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence regarding recent developments concerning the New York financial sector, cybersecurity and data privacy in light of a recent key leadership change with a state regulator.  You can read the full article below, which includes her comments, which was

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

This week Linda Lacewell, Superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), announced her resignation effective August 24.  Ms. Lacewell was nominated in 2019 by Governor Cuomo, having previously served as his Chief of Staff.  Cybersecurity had been a top priority for DFS under Lacewell’s leadership, as she called it the “number one threat”

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 |

At Security and Privacy Bytes, Alan Friel and Niloufar Massachi have a detailed, must-read analysis of two recent New York biometric laws, both of which set forth requirements when it comes to processing of biometric data that expand consumers’ rights.  As they explain “[r]egulations governing biometric data collection, use, and processing have already been

As CPW’s Alan Friel and Lydia de la Torre explain at CPW’s sister blog Security & Privacy Bytes, “[i]nformational privacy is a hot topic” and [d]ata is a valuable, but challenging asset.”  They caution that “[o]rganizations can only meaningfully protect, and effectively make the most of, their digital assets if they know what data they

Data breaches are on the rise, and with a rise in breaches comes an accompanying increase in data breach litigation.  A recent class action settlement involving the largest online alcohol marketplace in North America, with retail partners in more than 1,400 cities, underscores how all companies across industries are impacted by this trend.

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