Litigation

Earlier this year, CPW covered the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and the two putative class actions filed in reaction to that cyberattack, (Dickerson v. CDCP Colonial Partners, L.P., Case No. 1:21-cv-02098 (N.D. Ga.) and EZ Mart 1, LLC v. Colonial Pipeline Company, Case No. 1:21-cv-02522 (N.D. Ga.)).  Recall these putative class actions

CPW has previously blogged about the Bryant litigation which concerned a putative class action brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).  In 2020, the Seventh Circuit issued a landmark standing decision concerning whether the Plaintiff in Bryant could proceed with litigating her claims in federal court.  Recently, in that case Compass Group USA

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.

E-Commerce Platform Data Breach Settlement Receives Final Court Approval – Consumer Privacy World

CPRA Amended and Updates Regarding the CDPA – Consumer

CPW previously covered the Drizly data breach litigation.  In that case, this month a federal court in Massachusetts granted final approval to a class settlement in the absence of any objections.  Barr v. Drizly, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 217158 (D. Mass. Nov. 4, 2021).  Read on to learn more.

As a recap, Drizly operates

CPW’s Rosa Barcelo and Kristin Bryan will be speaking at two International Association of Privacy Professional (“IAPP”) engagements.

On November 17th, Rosa will be a moderator at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021 conference in Brussels on Nov. 17-18.  Alongside a panel of industry thought leaders, Rosa will moderate a session titled, “Privacy and

The influence of influencers on social media is a modern day phenomenon that marketers harness to develop more organic and grassroots connections with consumers, and influencers are able to monetize those connections. It is a symbiotic relationship, though one that is not necessarily clear to consumers.

When an influencer gets something of value to promote

Registration is open for a series of upcoming not-to-be-missed webinars covering key areas for companies seeking to regulate the global compliance landscape.  Register below for insights from CPW’s Alan Friel, Marisol Mork, Eric Troutman and others.

Webinar Series: Advertising, Media and Brands – Global Compliance Challenges

2021 has provided unique challenges for businesses operating across

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.

FTC Amends GLBA Safeguards Rule to Impose Significant New Privacy Obligations on Financial Institutions – Consumer Privacy World

Killware: The New Cyber

A federal court this week in the McDonald’s AI litigation found that Plaintiff lacks Article III standing to pursue BIPA Section 15(a) and 15(c) claims.  Consequently, it remanded these claims back to state court while letting other BIPA claims remain in federal court.  Carpenter v. McDonald’s Corporation, Case No. 1:21-cv-02906 (N.D. Ill.).  This