Litigation

This week, Lexis Practical Guidance released new, timely biometric privacy compliance guidance materials—its “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Practice Notice and Biometric Privacy Compliance Checklist—both of which were authored by CPW’s own David Oberly.

You can view David’s “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Practice Note by clicking here and his

On April 26, 2022, the groundbreaking case United States ex rel. Markus v. Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. proceeded to trial in the Eastern District of California. This first-of-its-kind case—wherein a qui tam relator attempted to hold his former employer accountable using the False Claims Act for its alleged cybersecurity fraud—was certain to be a bellwether

On Thursday, April 28, CPW’s seasoned specialists Kristin BryanRafael Langer-OsunaEricka Johnson and Jesse Taylor joined forces to discuss key data breach and cybersecurity developments in 2022 and what the rest of the year will bring in this dynamic area of the law.

Key takeaways from the webinar include:

  • Best practices for

As part of its continued preliminary rulemaking activities, the California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) will be holding stakeholder sessions Wednesday, May 4 through Friday, May 6 to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to weigh in on topics relevant to upcoming rulemaking. The Agenda for each of the sessions, which are slated to last an entire day, is available here.
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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.

Connecticut General Assembly Passes Comprehensive Privacy Bill

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Adjustments to Telemarketing Sales Rule, Including B2b Telemarketing

On April 27, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unanimously approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) (and an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM)) to make adjustments to the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule at 16 C.F.R. Part 310 (TSR). Among other things, the TSR “requires telemarketers to make specific disclosures of material information; prohibits

On March 16, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published revised examination guidelines on unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts and practices, or UDAAPs.
As Squire’s Keith Bradley, Katie Wechsler and Dimitar Georgiev-Remmel explain in an article published in Law360, the changes indicate a new position from the CFPB: that discrimination in the provision of consumer

In spring of 2020, cybercriminals infiltrated the computer networks of Blackbaud, a South Carolina-based cloud-computing provider.  Once in Blackbaud’s system, cybercriminals copied the data of a number of individuals and held it for ransom. The targets of the attack were not direct customers of Blackbaud, but rather were individuals who had provided their data

CPW has previously covered litigation brought against a biometric software developer in Illinois, Sosa v. Onfido, Inc., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 658 (N.D. Ill.). In the court’s latest landmark ruling, the judge denied a motion to dismiss from defendant, finding that Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) extends to information derived from photographs,