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CCPA Amendments – Employees And The Loyalty Program Change Nobody Is Talking About
Those interested in keeping up with the latest news impacting the California Consumer Privacy Act have been heavily focused on AB 25, and its potential to exclude employees from the scope of the CCPA.
United States
23 Jul 2019
Hot Topics And Trends In California Consumer Class Actions
Latest developments concerning arbitration and class waivers
United States
15 Jul 2019
Upcoming Webinar Series! California Consumer Privacy Act: Is Your Organization Ready?
In just a few short months, on January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is set to go into effect, establishing new consumer privacy rights for California residents...
United States
15 Jul 2019
In Moran, Dissent Sets Up Arguments For Other Circuits To Find Dismissals Are Adverse Events
The Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") bars consumer reporting agencies from reporting civil suits, civil judgments, records of arrest, and other "adverse items" more than seven years after they occur.
United States
5 Jul 2019
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Dodges Another Bullet: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Seila Law LLC
Although Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") nearly a decade ago, constitutional challenges to its leadership structure remain ongoing.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Proposed Amendment To Expand CCPA Private Action Stalls
Senate Bill 561, which would have generated even greater compliance challenges and litigation risk for businesses, has been held in committee and placed on suspense.
United States
29 May 2019
Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Calculating The FCRA's Seven-Year Reporting Rule
The Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") contains an entire section devoted to the time periods for which certain information may be included in a background check report.
United States
17 May 2019
The California Consumer Privacy Act Of 2018: What Businesses Need To Know Now
California, home to more than 40 million people and the 5th largest economy in the world, has passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) ...
United States
18 Feb 2019
The Fifth Circuit Holds That Lenders Cannot Be Held Vicariously Liable Under RESPA
In a matter of first impression, the Fifth Circuit upheld a dismissal by the Northern District of Texas holding that a lender cannot be held vicariously liable ...
United States
13 Feb 2019
An Update: Cosmetics And Personal Care Products Regulation And Litigation
As 2019 is underway and the government is back up and running, we have summarized for you key developments from 2018 and projections for 2019 on issues that we have been monitoring closely in the cosmetics and...
United States
12 Feb 2019
The Ninth Circuit Demands Simplicity: Background Check Disclosure Forms That Contain State-Law Notices Or Improper Grammar Violate The FCRA
As part of an evolving trend of narrowly interpreting the FCRA's "standalone" disclosure and "clear and conspicuous" disclosure requirements.
United States
5 Feb 2019
The CA Consumer Privacy Act: The NEW Elephant In The Room
Welcome to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) […as if we didn't have enough to worry about with the GDPR!].
United States
8 Jan 2019
CHIP CHIP HOORAY! California Adds Exemptions To Slack Fill Law
On September 19, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2632, which amends California's slack fill law, and provides manufacturers, retailers, and consumers with greater clarity regarding the requirements for packaging.
United States
26 Nov 2018
2018 Amendment To California's Auto-Renewal Law Adds New Requirements For Promotional Offers And Cancellation Mechanisms
The business must provide a cost-effective, timely, and easy-to-use mechanism for cancellation
United States
31 Oct 2018
Subscription Services, Beware
2018 Amendment to California's Auto-Renewal Law Adds New Requirements For Promotional Offers and Cancellation Mechanisms
United States
26 Oct 2018
Stricter Regulations For Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Compiling Information On New York Consumers
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has promulgated stricter regulations for consumer credit reporting agencies ("CCRAs") compiling information on New York consumers.
United States
14 Sep 2018
California Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality Of State Consumer Reporting Statute
eyfarth Synopsis: After several years of litigation, in Connor v. First Student, Inc. the California Supreme Court decided that the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act ("ICRAA")
United States
10 Sep 2018
CFPB Commotion Continues: Leandra English Resigns From CFPB Deputy Director Post
On July 6, 2018, Leandra English, through her attorney via Twitter, announced she would be resigning from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").
United States
25 Jul 2018
California's Consumer Privacy Act Of 2018 – Get Ready For New GDPR Style Requirements In The US
At the end of June, the California legislature passed its Bill 375, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
United States
12 Jul 2018
An SDNY Dilemma: CFPB Held Unconstitutional Over Director Removal Provision
On June 21, 2018, in deciding a motion to dismiss a complaint brought the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") ...
United States
5 Jul 2018
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