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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: CCPA Amendment Bill Seeks To Expand Private Right Of Action And Eliminate 30-Day Cure Period For CA AG Enforcement Actions
On February 22, 2019, California state senator Hannah Beth-Jackson introduced a bill (SB-561) that would amend the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA")
United States
7 Mar 2019
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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives Blog: State Law Information + Unclear Wording = FCRA Violations
If your background check forms include too much information about rights under state law, or even grammatical errors, you might be in trouble according to the Ninth Circuit.
United States
21 Feb 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Draft CCPA Regulations Expected Fall 2019
The deadline to submit written comments is March 8, 2019.
United States
14 Feb 2019
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‘Brick And Mortar'…Or ‘Brick And Mobile'?
Brick-and-mortar retailers are rapidly diversifying their shopping, checkout and payment methods in an effort to combat the erosion of sales to online channels ...
United States
28 Jan 2019
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"Shaky" Science And New Theories Of Glyphosate Liability Pose Significant Risk To Retail Companies
Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide, has dominated headlines over the last year as Monsanto has battled thousands of lawsuits ...
United States
28 Jan 2019
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California Consumer Privacy Act And Its Impact On Retailers
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), signed by California Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, with a compliance deadline of January 1, 2020, signals a shift in the data privacy regime in the US.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Formaldehyde Controversy Raises Concerns For Retailers Over EPA's Future Review And Regulation Of Chemicals And Associated Litigation Risk
Companies in the retail industry may soon be grappling with new regulations and increased litigation risk involving formaldehyde, a common chemical found in consumer products like wood glue,
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Hunton Andrews Kurth Publishes 2018 Retail Industry Year In Review
Social engineering continued to be a major concern in 2018 as businesses continued to fall prey to such schemes and other cyber risks.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Hunton Retail Law Resource: Recall Roundup: December
December was a quiet month in the world of recalls for two reasons. First, there were only 19 product recalls—the second lowest number of monthly recalls in 2019.
United States
16 Jan 2019
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: California DOJ To Hold Series Of Public Forums On CCPA
The California Department of Justice will host six public forums on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") to provide the general public an opportunity to participate in the CCPA rulemaking process.
United States
9 Jan 2019
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Hunton Retail Law Resource: Recall Roundup: November
With a new commissioner confirmed in September, the Commission once again has five commissioners.
United States
14 Dec 2018
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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: Failing To Properly Conduct Background Checks Continues To Be A Million-Dollar Mistake
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
United States
14 Dec 2018
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Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog: Recall Roundup: October 2018
October began with a CPSC announcement that a major retailer agreed to pay a $3.85M civil penalty for failing to report that a trash can it sold contained a defect or created an unreasonable risk of serious injury.
United States
13 Nov 2018
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Hunton Retail Law Resource: Consumer Protection In Retail: Weekly Roundup - October 25, 2018
This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry.
United States
30 Oct 2018
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Hunton Insurance Head Comments On Hotel Data Breach Coverage Dispute
As reported on the Insurance Recovery Blog, Hunton Andrews Kurth insurance practice head Walter Andrews recently commented to the Global Data Review regarding the infirmities underlying an Orlando, Florida ...
United States
14 Oct 2018
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Hunton Retail Law Resource: Consumer Protection In Retail: Weekly Roundup - September 27, 2018
This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry.
United States
2 Oct 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing On Examining Consumer Privacy Protections
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation convened a hearing on Examining Consumer Privacy Protections with representatives of major technology and communications firms...
United States
2 Oct 2018
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Ninth Circuit Holds TCPA Applies To Any Device That Stores And Dials Phone Numbers
The Ninth Circuit has held that the restrictions in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) on the use of an ATDS apply to systems that dial numbers from a list, such as predictive dialers.
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: New Federal Credit Freeze Law Eliminates Fees, Provides For Year-Long Fraud Alerts
Effective September 21, 2018, Section 301 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act") requires consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts to consumers throughout the country.
United States
26 Sep 2018
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Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives: New Compliance Requirements For FCRA Background Checks
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a new "A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act" ("FCRA") ("Summary of Rights") form on September 12, 2018.
United States
26 Sep 2018
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