Privacy Litigation

Last week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling mandating the dismissal of a data privacy litigation brought against an e-commerce platform in light of a binding arbitration agreement.  In re Stockx Customer Data Sec. Breach Litig., 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 35813 (6th Cir. Dec. 2, 2021).  The Sixth Circuit

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.

Team CPW on the Speaking Circuit in December | Consumer Privacy World

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Massachusetts Privacy Law

CPW has previously covered the In re Plaid Inc. Privacy Litigation, No. 20-3056 (N.D. Cal.), in light of consumers increasing use of fintech apps to do business, transfer and invest funds, and otherwise manage their finances electronically.  Last month a federal court approved a class action settlement to resolve Plaintiffs’ claims in the consolidated

Following a widespread data event and subsequent cybersecurity litigation, last month a group of individuals (“Proposed Intervenors”) moved to intervene and oppose preliminary approval a negotiated proposed settlement.  Cochran v. Accellion, Inc., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 214686 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 5, 2021).  Ultimately, the Court denied the motion.  Read on to learn more and

Last week, the Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a Massachusetts data privacy law that prohibits secret audio recordings.  As a result, the statute remains unchanged as well as a First Circuit panel opinion from December 2020 that the public can secretly record police (notwithstanding that the Massachusetts statute otherwise bars all surreptitious

To stay up to date on the newest developments in data privacy, security and innovation, be sure to register for Team CPW’s speaking engagements in December.  Details for the events next month are available below.

December 2: Association of Corporate Counsel Just In Time CLE December 2

Ann LaFrance, Kyle Fath and Kristin Bryan

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

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