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2020 Privacy Law Year in Review

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - February 9 2021 Amid the global pandemic, 2020 witnessed the debut of new privacy laws and an explosion of privacy and data security issues arising from the switch…

Kevin P. Simpson, Christopher Costello, Peter Crowther, Sheryl A. Falk, Steven Grimes, Patrick R. O'Meara, Samantha A. Phillips, Eric J. Shinabarger, Sara Susnjar, Alessandra V. Swanson

Expanding Biometric Class Actions Beyond Illinois

USA - October 12 2020 Regulation of the collection and use of biometric information continues to tighten. Following the lead of several states (i.e., Illinois, Texas, and…

Maura T. Levine-Patton, Patrick R. O'Meara, Eric J. Shinabarger

TCPA Litigation in the High Court: Potentially Big Changes Coming for Companies

USA - July 24 2020 The first week of July saw an interesting but relatively low-impact Supreme Court decision for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in Barr v…

Kevin P. Simpson, Maura T. Levine-Patton

Seventh Circuit Finds Violation of BIPA Informed-Consent Requirements Establishes Sufficiently Concrete Injury to Allow Federal Jurisdiction

USA - May 11 2020 A Seventh Circuit holding has made it easier to litigate Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) claims in federa…

Patrick R. O'Meara, Eric J. Shinabarger, Alessandra V. Swanson

Second Circuit Expands Liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

USA - April 15 2020 On April 7, 2020, the New York-based Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a ruling that will sweep a wider range of automated telephone calls…

Kevin P. Simpson, Maura T. Levine-Patton