Data privacy litigators have their eye on the Supreme Court going into the end of the month as we wait for the Court’s opinion in Ramirez v. TransUnion.  And when the decision is issued, CPW will be there in real time to fill you in.  In the meantime, below is a refresher of the facts

Here at CPW, we’ve covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent decision out of the Seventh Circuit is the latest to affirm that requirement, this time under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).

In Markakos v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-2351, 2021

Long-time readers of CPW will recall that we’ve previously covered In re Blackbaud, a data privacy multi-district litigation (“MDL”) currently pending in the District of South Carolina.  The defendant in the MDL is a cloud software company that suffered multiple ransomware attacks and data breaches between February and May 2020.  The plaintiffs are individuals

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 Kristin Bryan Provides Live and Unscripted Analysis of TransUnion SCOTUS FCRA Class Action Oral Argument | Consumer Privacy World

Eighth Circuit

In Hood v. Action Logistix, LLC, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 569974, the Eastern District of Missouri considered everyone’s favorite FCRA issue: standing for procedural violations!  The plaintiff applied for a job with defendant, which ran a background check on the plaintiff after extending a tentative offer of employment.  Following receipt of the background check,

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11:32: DONE!

11:28 Clement: On standing respondent’s view