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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
Recent FTC Cybersecurity Settlements Highlight Benefits And Risks Of Settling vs. Litigating
Amidst mounting pressure to pursue cybersecurity more aggressively, the FTC, the federal government's most active enforcer in the space, has recently imposed increasingly stringent cybersecurity requirements ...
United States
23 Aug 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
California Sets The Standard With A New IoT Law
This past September Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 327, which is the first state law designed to regulate the security features of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Supreme Court Leaves Standing For Privacy And Cybersecurity Cases Unresolved
Privacy & Cybersecurity Litigation partner Michelle Visser, counsel David Cohen and associate Nicole Gelsomini authored this blog post ...
United States
4 Jun 2019
FCA Proposes Guidance On Cryptoassets, But Questions Remain
In January, the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released a consultation on potential guidance on cryptoassets that provides useful direction on how cryptoassets fall within the current regulatory regime.
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
Third Circuit Shire Decision May Spell Trouble For FTC Cybersecurity Enforcement Plans
In June 2018, medical laboratory LabMD obtained the first-ever court decision overturning a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cybersecurity enforcement action.
United States
25 Mar 2019
ESMA Publishes 2019 Work Program For Credit Rating Agencies, Trade Repositories And Third-Country CCPs And CSDs
On February 19, EMSA published its 2018 annual report and 2019 work program relating to its supervision of credit rating agencies ("CRAs"), trade repositories ("TRs") ...
7 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
The New State Attorneys General: Profiles And Priorities
In the 2018 midterm elections, 30 states had contested Attorneys General elections, producing the largest class of new state AGs in many years
United States
18 Feb 2019
SEC And FINRA's Annual Rites – Announcing Their Examination Priorities
On January 22, 2019, FINRA published its 2019 Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter.
United States
30 Jan 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
Employers: What FINRA's Cryptocurrency Complaint Signifies For You
Last week, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") filed its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies, conforming with its stated 2018 goal of monitoring and supervising
United States
27 Sep 2018
Ken Herzinger Comments On The SEC's Announcement That Cybersecurity Tops Its List Of Enforcement Priorities
According to Ken, who formerly served as an attorney in the SEC's Enforcement Division, the Commission has ramped up its cybersecurity enforcement in recent years.
United States
26 Jun 2017
New FCA Web Page On Cyber Resilience
On May 18, 2017, the FCA published a new Web page on cyber resilience. The FCA notes that cyber risks pose a threat to all financial services firms.
26 May 2017
German Corporate Law Update: Important Changes In Acquisitions And Investments
Less than 18 months from now, the new European Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") will take effect.
24 Mar 2017
Newsletter Corporate - February 2017
The following provides a summary of issues that have attracted attention in the German M&A practice recently.
8 Mar 2017
New York Department Of Financial Services Promulgates First-In-The-Nation State Cybersecurity Regulation
On February 16, 2017, the New York Department of Financial Institutions ("DFS") promulgated a regulation that requires "Covered Entities" to establish and maintain a cybersecurity program...
United States
3 Mar 2017
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