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Two Data Breach Bills Introduced in US Senate
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

As we near the end of a year that has seen more than its share of massive data breaches, two bills have been introduced (one re-introduced) in the U.S


CFPB principles for data aggregation services could have broad implications
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

On October 18 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a set of consumer protection principles designed to protect


Lawmakers Seek to Keep Things Private
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

Federal lawmakers are considering the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2017, a new bill that would regulate the storage online of certain types of


House Antitrust Subcommittee Explores the Role of Antitrust Law in Net Neutrality
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

On November 1, 2017 the House Antitrust Law Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the role of federal agencies in preserving an open Internet. The


Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.: Ninth Circuit Holds That A Materially Inaccurate Report Is A Concrete Injury Even If The Inaccuracy Did Not Adversely Affect The Consumer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2017

In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff must have a concrete injury to sue for FCRA violations. Following Spokeo’s


The New CFPB Consumer Protection Principles
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA, OECD
  • October 23 2017

On October 18, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a set of Consumer Protection Principles regarding the sharing and


Cybersecurity: Regulators show their teeth
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 20 2017

New formal cybersecurity standards covering US financial institutions could have ramifications that reach far beyond New York. Cybersecurity


Seventh and Ninth Circuit Decisions Provide Guidance on the Concrete Injury Analysis Required Under Spokeo
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

While some defendants will view the Spokeo II decision as lowering the bar for standing, the recognition in Spokeo II and Groshek that a statutory


State Privacy Laws: New Jersey Passes Consumer Privacy Act
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

State laws governing the collection and use of personal information continue to proliferate. The latest comes from New Jersey, which on July 21, 2017


Alternate (Data) Universe
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

Generally, one hears the term “big data” and, in the next breath, about the host of privacy issues implicated by that big data. Indeed, a quick google