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New Nevada Privacy Law Takes Effect In October - Comparison Of Nevada Law To CCPA
On May 29, 2019, Nevada's governor approved a new privacy law, Senate Bill 220 ("SB 220"). SB 220 amends existing state law that requires operators of websites and online services
United States
18 Sep 2019
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Maximizing Skill Development Through Clinics & Pro Bono Work
Law school can provide many hands-on opportunities for students to develop legal skills before they enter practice.
United States
16 Sep 2019
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Calif. AG Must Clarify Consumer Privacy Act Right Of Access
The California Consumer Privacy Act, set to become effective in January 2020, will introduce a powerful new set of rights for California
United States
10 Sep 2019
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Beyond The Background Check
Akin Gump's Universities and Colleges Team pens University Business article on reducing risk in the hiring process.
United States
18 Jul 2019
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Preemption: The Fight For The Supreme Law Of The Land
Once again, the question of federal preemption of state laws has created battle lines within the halls of Congress
United States
1 Jul 2019
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Critical Considerations For Compliance With The FCRA
These days, companies conducting background checks on job applicants have a lot to think about.
United States
1 Jul 2019
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Where Are We Now? – Taking Stock Of CCPA Amendments After May 31 Legislative Deadline
May 31, 2019, was the deadline for the California Legislature to pass bills out of the chamber in which they were introduced.
United States
20 Jun 2019
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An EU Approach To Class Action Litigation
Multinational corporations operating in the United States and abroad encounter complex and dispositive legal frameworks that govern not only substantive rights
United States
19 Jun 2019
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En Banc 9th Circuit Holds Class Action Certification Is Different For Settlement Classes
Fifty-six actions were brought against Hyundai and Kia arising from alleged misstatements regarding the fuel efficiency of their vehicles in advertisements and car window stickers.
United States
19 Jun 2019
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A U.S.-Style Regime For Class Action Litigation Looms Large In The EU
Multinational corporations operating in the United States and abroad encounter complex and dispositive legal frameworks that govern not only substantive rights...
Worldwide
11 Jun 2019
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Proposed Bill To Expand The CCPA's Private Right Of Action Likely Dead For The Year
On May 16, 2019, the California Senate Appropriations Committee held Senate Bill 561 (SB-561) in committee, likely blocking its passage this term.
United States
3 Jun 2019
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Podcast: Retail Industry Outlook: Risks And Rewards
In this episode, partners and Akin Gump retail initiative co-leaders Gregory Knopp and Meredith Slawe discuss the retail sector, its promises and its pitfalls.
United States
29 Mar 2019
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Third Circuit Rejects Consumer Claim Of Injury-In-Fact Based On An Alleged Risk Of Harm
On March 8, 2019, a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion affirming the dismissal of a putative class action under the Fair and Accurate Credit
United States
21 Mar 2019
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Shoptalk 2019 - The Transformation Of Retail On Full Display
"I sleep like a baby . . . I wake up every two hours crying." - Jim Donald, President & CEO of Albertsons when interviewed at Shoptalk about how he deals with the pace of certain competitors.
United States
19 Mar 2019
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California's Governor Signals Potential Threat To Businesses' Use Of Consumer Data – A New Data Dividend
In his State of the State address, Governor Newsom proposed a "Data Dividend" that would apparently entitle Californians ...
United States
27 Feb 2019
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Summary Of Sacramento AGO Public Forum On CCPA Regulations
The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) to promulgate regulations ...
United States
13 Feb 2019
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Summary Of Riverside And Los Angeles AGO Public Forums On CCPA-Related Regulations
The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) to promulgate regulations related to the CCPA by July 1, 2020.
United States
4 Feb 2019
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Non-Profit Activists' Strategic Pursuit Of Alleged GDPR Violations Spurs Compliance Developments
Non-profit organizations are testing companies' GDPR compliance through targeted requests for information and other means and are filing complaints against allegedly non-compliant companies.
United States
30 Jan 2019
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Summary Of First AGO Hearing Re CCPA-Related Regulations
The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) to promulgate regulations related to the CCPA by July 1, 2020.
United States
21 Jan 2019
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FCC Approves Order Addressing Reassigned Number Database And Accompanying Safe Harbor
Companies across industries have been facing TCPA litigation based upon calls and text messages to reassigned telephone numbers.
United States
18 Dec 2018
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