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California court denies class certification in post-Pineda ZIP code case against retailer

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 5 2011

Recently, Judge S. James Otero of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California denied plaintiff Norma Rothman's class certification motion in connection with her complaint under California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1971

California court OKs collecting consumer zip codes to combat credit card fraud

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2012

Just over a year after it was filed, Chevron Corporation and other oil companies won dismissal of a putative privacy class action filed after the California Supreme Court's decision in Pineda v. Williams-Sonoma Stores, Inc

Retailers, manufacturers must disclose efforts to combat slavery, human trafficking as of Jan. 1

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2011

Beginning January 1, 2012, California Civil Code Section 1714.43 will require retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in California to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains for tangible goods offered for sale

Avoid being in the spotlight of California's 'Shine the Light' privacy-related law

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

Eight years after California's "Shine the Light" privacy-related law (S.B

Louisiana bill seeks to protect personal information in consumer transactions

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2011

H.B. 128 seeks to amend existing law to prohibit a retail business from requesting or requiring a consumer's personal information in connection with a consumer transaction involving a cash, credit, debit or gift card payment

Retailers recording ZIP codes: class action fuel in California, uncertainty in New Jersey

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 11 2011

Within weeks of each other, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Hansbury and U.S. District Court Judge Wallseach ruling on a motion to dismiss a claim brought under New Jersey's Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Actdisagreed about whether such a claim may be premised on an alleged violation of New Jersey's privacy law, N.J.S.A. 56:11-17

Major Boston restaurant group that failed to secure personal data to pay $110,000 penalty

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2011

The Briar Group, LLC, which owns and operates popular bars and restaurants in the Boston area including The Lenox, MJ O'Connor's, Ned Devine's, The Green Briar, and The Harp, settled with Massachusetts' Attorney General for allegedly "putting the payment card information of consumers at risk."