CPW has been tracking since last year the Capital One data breach multidistrict litigation (remember that privilege ruling?).  Well, today the federal judge overseeing the litigation granted Capital One’s motion to certify to the Virginia Supreme Court a question of whether there exists under Virginia state law a duty to use reasonable care

For those CPW readers in the healthcare data privacy space, you should absolutely check out an upcoming American Bar Association presentation on June 1 from CPW’s very own Elliot Golding.  With his co-panelists he will be covering all the MAJOR health data and privacy changes over the past 18 months.   This includes the ONC/CMS

For those left scratching their heads after Florida’s failure to pass comprehensive privacy legislation today, get the scoop from CPW’s Kyle Dull in his interview with Bloomberg Law this afternoon.  You can access the article here.  Florida Consumer Privacy Bill Falls Short at the Eleventh Hour

For more developments, stay tuned.  CPW will be there

On the last day of the regular session, the Florida House punted the proposed Florida Privacy Protection Act (FPPA), which would have become the third comprehensive consumer privacy bill to be enacted in the United States. Governor DeSantis had previously voiced his support of the legislation.

Among the FPPA’s requirements were:

  • Consumer rights to:
    • Opt

In a must-read, CPW’s Glenn Brown provides a detailed breakdown of the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “CDPA”) and how it stacks up relative to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), which amends and will essentially replace the CCPA on 1 January 2023, and the EU

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.

2021 CCPA Q1 Litigation Report: 35+ Cases Filed, Unsurprising Trend of Data Event Class Actions | Consumer Privacy World

State Privacy Law

Readers of CPW know that our very own Lydia de la Torre has been selected to be an inaugural board member of the new California Privacy Protection Agency.   Listen to what Lydia and Alan Friel, Deputy Chair of SPB’s Data Privacy group have to say in a must-listen to podcast.  They discuss the history

Today the CPW team expanded with a three-lawyer, bi-coastal team from BakerHostetler, based in the firm’s Los Angeles, New York and Miami offices.  Their arrival comes on the heel of the firm welcoming Alan L. Friel as Deputy Chair of the Data Practice from BakerHostetler.

The new team comprises: counsel Kyle R. Fath (New York);

Privacy at the state level can get messy and confusing—particularly in the current moment with the record number of proposed bills under consideration.  So let’s face it: it is great to read about all those proposed bills but what US privacy professionals really want to know is which bills will pass and which bills will

On March 4, the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (HB 1602) passed the state House of Representatives by a vote of 85-11.  If enacted in its current form, the bill would take effect on January 1, 2023, at the same as the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection