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SPB will be co-sponsoring American Bar Association’s (ABA) upcoming event, second biannual TIPS Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Conference titled, “Book It: You’ve got the Cyber Risks. We’ve got Answers” on March 3-4, 2022.

The conference will cover emerging issues in the cyber insurance landscape, updates on regulator and governmental entity perspectives, and trends impacting high-profile

On December 9, 2021, Alan Friel, Co-Chair of the SPB Global Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice, led a fireside chat between U.S. Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Alastair Mactaggart, as part of the session on Privacy, Security, Data Protection and Trust at the International Institute of Communications’ (“IIC”) Washington DC Telecommunications &

The Supreme Court has vacated a $9.7 million judgment against Rocket Mortgage, LLC (formerly Quicken Loans) and ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its ruling in light of TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez (2021).   Read on to learn more.

First, some background.  As a reminder, any party wishing to sue in federal

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.

Squire Patton Boggs Named a World Leader in Data Protection by Global Data Review | Consumer Privacy World

2021

2021 was another record setting year for biometric litigation, with class action plaintiffs bringing new AI-based consumer privacy claims and a continuing trend of employment-based disputes.  Read on for CPW’s highlights of the year’s most significant events concerning biometric litigation, as well as our predictions for what 2022 may bring.

Overview of 2021 BIPA Litigations:

CPW’s Eric Troutman and Kyle Dull were recently interviewed by Law360 concerning Consumer Protection Cases & Policy To Watch In 2022.  Kyle provided insight on the FTC’s increased coordination with state attorneys general following the Supreme Court’s decision in AMG Capital Management, LLC., signaling that the FTC is going to use all of the tools

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.

CPW’s Top Ten Posts for 2021 | Consumer Privacy World

2021 Year in Review: CCPA Litigation | Consumer Privacy World

2021 Year

2021 was another year of high activity in the realm of data event and cybersecurity litigations with several noteworthy developments.  CPW has been tracking these cases throughout the year.  Read on for key trends and what to expect going into the 2022.

Recap of Data Breach and Cybersecurity Litigations in 2020

2021 heralded several developments

Law360 recently covered the top privacy developments of 2021 and CPW’s Kristin Bryan provided her insights regarding data privacy and cybersecurity litigation [Note: for CPW’s 2021 Year in Review on Financial Privacy Litigation trends, go here].  You can check out the entire Law360 article here.  From the article:

In TransUnion v.

Yesterday, the California Privacy Protection Agency announced the appointment of Ashkan Soltani as Executive Director. Soltani is tasked with overseeing the Agency’s implementation of the California Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), as amended by theCalifornia Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), as well as enforcement, rulemaking, and other agency operations. Soltani was a