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Seventh Circuit Rejects FTC Authority To Obtain Equitable Money Relief Under Section 13(b) Of The FTC Act
On August 21, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held in FTC v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC, 2019 WL 3940917 (7th Cir. 2019) that the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC")...
United States
14 Oct 2019
The End Of The California Legislative Session: Which CCPA Amendments Passed?
With the January 1, 2020 effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act rapidly approaching, all eyes have been on the California legislature's consideration of a robust suite of amendments ...
United States
23 Sep 2019
State Legislatures Continue To Update Breach Notification Laws
While the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") has inspired many states to consider their own consumer privacy bills, including Nevada which recently enacted a new law,
United States
12 Jul 2019
Not Your Call: California Employers May Pursue Damages For Employees' Illegal Recordings
In the age of smartphones, virtually everyone has a recording device at his or her fingertips—including employees.This can present challenges in the workplace
United States
28 Jun 2019
Nevada Passes Opt-Out Law, Effective October 2019 – Three Months Before the CCPA
Following in California's footsteps, Nevada has passed a new privacy law providing consumers the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Making Your Head Spin: "Clean Up" Bill Amends The California Consumer Privacy Act, Delaying Enforcement But Making Class Litigation Even MORE Likely
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which we reported on here and here continues to make headlines as the California legislature fast-tracked a "clean up" bill to amend the CCPA before the end of the 2018 legislative session.
United States
13 Jun 2019
Guidance On Direct Marketing Issued By The German Data Protection Supervisory Authorities
In November, the German Data Protection Conference (committee of the independent German federal and state data protection supervisory authorities) published a guidance on the processing of personal data ...
13 Jun 2019
"Good" And "Safe" Data – Panel Launches Artificial Intelligence Initiative
On April 25, 2019 Orrick's Successful Women in IP (SWIP) group and the newly launched AI Cross Practice Initiative joined forces to bring together industry-leading AI experts
United States
11 Jun 2019
Consumer Privacy Protection Party Grows – State Legislators Introduce CCPA-Like Bills
In the wake of the passage of the EU's General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) and the CCPA, state policymakers throughout the U.S. are focusing their attention on consumer privacy in the digital age.
United States
20 May 2019
Connected Car Hacking Claims—Managing Litigation Risks
As more consumers start to drive connected cars, plaintiffs' lawyers and regulators are scrutinizing the cars' cybersecurity for any perceived vulnerabilities.
United States
30 Apr 2019
Bavarian Data Protection Supervisory Authority Concludes After "Safer Internet Day Raid" That Investigated Companies Fail To Obtain Appropriate Cookie Consent
The Bavarian Data Protection Authority ("BDPA") took the "safer internet day" in February 2019 as an opportunity to conduct privacy checks on website operators.
United States
1 Apr 2019
State Legislators Joining The Consumer Privacy Protection Party: Introduced CCPA-Like Bills
In 2018, the California legislature made headlines with its game-changing data protection law: the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Other state legislators across the country appear to be hot
United States
28 Mar 2019
World's "Largest Area Of Safe Data Flow" Created By Japan And The European Union
The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and the European Union ("EU") recently came into force, creating the world's biggest open trading zone ...
21 Mar 2019
Roller Coaster Start To The New Year For Biometrics: Rosenbach v. Six Flags And Emerging Biometric Laws
A recent decision from the Supreme Court of Illinois heightens the risks faced by companies collecting biometric information by holding that an individual who is the subject of a violation
United States
21 Feb 2019
Google To Pay $57 Million For GDPR Violations
On January 21, 2019, the French data protection supervisory authority ("CNIL") fined Google €50 million (approximately $57 million) for violating the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").
United States
19 Feb 2019
Rivera v. Google Bolsters Article III Challenges To Privacy Suits – But Risks Remain
Rivera v. Google, a recent federal court decision from the Northern District of Illinois, highlights how challenges to Article III standing are a versatile and useful tool for corporate defendants
United States
29 Jan 2019
Did California Open (Another) Floodgate For Breach Litigation?
Game-changing Calif. Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 puts statutory breach damages on the table
United States
2 Sep 2018
Be Prepared Update On EU Employment Data Privacy Laws
Global companies face stricter rules on employee data privacy, in particular when using social media and internal monitoring tools.
European Union
8 Aug 2017
States Continue To Expand Definition Of "Personal Information"
Orrick Cybersecurity & Data Privacy lawyers Emily Tabatabai and Shea Leitch co-authored an article for the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Privacy Tracker on the continued expansion...
United States
10 Mar 2017
No Harm, But Foul? FTC Sues Internet Of Things Maker D-Link For Security "Vulnerabilities" Despite No Allegations Of Breach
Shortly after the new year, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit in the Northern District of California against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of wireless routers, IP cameras...
United States
16 Feb 2017
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