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Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016: What Brands Need to Know About This New Consumer Review Law
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

Before leaving office, President Obama signed into law the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (CRFA), which protects consumers engaging in consumer


Is A Pen Mightier Than A Shield? Executive Order Sparks International Data Privacy Concerns
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 2 2017

An Executive Order from President Trump’s first days in office raised questions about its impact on the hard-won Privacy Shield, which


At PrivacyCon, Researchers Discuss Today’s New Technologies, Highlight Not-So-New Privacy and Security Issues
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

On January 12, 2017, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held its second PrivacyCon conference. PrivacyCon brings together researchers, academics


New Version of Payment Card Information Standards Targets Recent Breach Issues
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

Following recent updates, merchants and retailers will soon become subject to the updated Payment Card Information Data Security Standard (PCI DSS


Life’s a Breach - Sitting on that HIPAA Breach Notification Could Burn You
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

On January 9, 2017, Presence Health agreed to settle with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) potential violations under the


FTC Arms Businesses and Consumers Against Ransomware
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued guidance for both businesses and consumers on defending against ransomware, both of which are


Retailers May Face False Advertising Suits Even If Consumers Learn the “Truth” Before Making a Purchase
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2016

Last week, a California appellate court held that consumers can proceed with a class action suit against Banana Republic for false advertising


California Attorney General Crowdsources Privacy Policing to Consumers
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

In case you missed it, the California Office of the Attorney General (CA OAG) recently released an online tool that empowers consumers to report


FTC Drives Autonomous Car Reg Focus Toward Privacy and Security
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

The constant slew of innovations and advancements in smart cars has so far left regulators struggling to define new rules to govern this space. The


FCC Adopts Broadband Privacy Rules And Signals Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Are Next In Its Crosshairs
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

At its monthly Open Meeting on October 27, the Federal Communications Commission adopted, but has not yet released, new privacy rules requiring