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Illinois Amends Student Online Personal Protection Act, Adding Data Breach Notification Provisions
On August 23, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019 (SOPPA).
United States
23 Sep 2019
New York Expands Data Breach Obligations For Credit Reporting Agencies
Additionally, the credit reporting agency must inform consumers how to request a security freeze.
United States
19 Aug 2019
Pre-Employment Credit Checks: When Can They Be Used?
But the FCRA is, at least in some jurisdictions, not the only game in town
United States
2 Aug 2019
CCPA's Final Requirements In Flux, With Six Months To Go To Comply - Part 3 Of 3: Trends And Planning – What It All Means
Although the pending legislation makes the final requirements of the CCPA difficult to predict until the end of the legislative session in September, a clear trend is apparent.
United States
17 Jul 2019
CCPA's Final Requirements In Flux, With Six Months To Go To Comply - Part 1 Of 3: Where Does The Law Stand Now?
On June 28, 2018, the state of California enacted and then-Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) into law.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Moves To Regulate Debt Collection
In a surprise move a day before a scheduled "town hall" on debt collection, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its long-awaited proposed debt collection rule.
United States
23 May 2019
Premises Liability Cases: Know The Evidentiary Issues
Harford, Conn. (April 22, 2019) - Recently, in Melendez v. Spin Cycle Laundromat, LLC, 188 Conn. App. 807 (2019), the Connecticut Appellate Court affirmed a trial court's decision
United States
7 May 2019
FMCSA Finds That California Rest Break Rules Are Pre-Empted
On December 21, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made an announcement that California's state meal and rest break rules are pre-empted by the federal hours of service regulations.
United States
1 Apr 2019
Liability For Accidents Involving Autonomous Vehicles
The law related to civil liability for accidents involving autonomous vehicles is new and evolving.
United States
1 Apr 2019
General Liability Coverage For The Explosion Of Class Actions Under The Illinois BIPA Proliferation
The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA, or "the Act") was enacted in 2008 to regulate the collection and storage of biometric information by private entities.
United States
28 Mar 2019
Department Of Education Proposes Significant Changes To Title IX Regulations
The U.S. Department of Education has proposed new regulations that, if adopted, would significantly change the landscape of Title IX sexual misconduct investigations.
United States
5 Mar 2019
Ninth Circuit: Employers Must Use Separate FCRA & ICRAA Disclosure Forms When Conducting Background Checks
Orange County, Ca (February 19) – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in Gilberg v. Cal. Check Cashing Stores, LLC that employers are required to use two separate, standalone
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27 Feb 2019
Identity Theft: The Crime Of The New Millennium - Tips For Prevention And Recovery
Twenty years ago, as I was working with the FBI and the Secret Service in prosecuting large identity theft rings – often associated with data breaches
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23 Jan 2019
Labor & Employment Law Client Alert - November 2018
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
United States
19 Nov 2018
Congress Amends FCRA, Eliminates Credit Freeze Fees For Identity Fraud Cases
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
United States
5 Nov 2018
Policy Interpretation - May Be Changing
In Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp. v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co., Inc., 5 Cal.5th 216 (2018), the California Supreme Court held, in answering a question certified to it by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
United States
28 Sep 2018
Summary Judgment Win In Products Liability Case
Newark Associate Afsha Noran and Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett won summary judgment on behalf of a property owner client in a products liability case.
United States
18 May 2018
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