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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Workshop And Q&A
Hear from industry leaders on how they are solving the hardest parts of the CCPA. Jennifer Broxmeyer, Flora Garcia and Hilary Wandall
United States
11 Jul 2019
Procedural FCRA Violation Without Harm Is Insufficient For Standing, 9th Circuit Rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held on July 13 that procedural violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act without actual harm were insufficient to confer Article III standing.
United States
2 Aug 2018
California's New Landmark Data Privacy Regulation And What Companies Need To Do To Comply
Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (AB 375, or CCPA)—the most comprehensive data privacy regulation to date in the United States.
United States
24 Jul 2018
DC Circuit Offers Companies Measure Of Relief From FCC's 2015 Omnibus TCPA Ruling
The D.C. Circuit has handed down its long-anticipated ruling in ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission, and in doing so invalidated key aspects of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 2015...
United States
23 Mar 2018
Second Circuit Holds Procedural FACTA Violation Insufficient To Establish Standing
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit added its voice to the chorus of circuit courts of appeal to hold that allegations that defendants included the first six and last four digits...
United States
2 Oct 2017
The Seventh Circuit Finds No Standing In FCRA Case Based On Job Application Credit Reports
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that allegations that prospective employers obtained consumer reports in technical violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act by themselves...
United States
18 Aug 2017
The Third Circuit Holds That A TCPA Violation Alone Is Sufficient To Establish Standing
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has held that allegations that a customer received a single, unauthorized prerecorded sales voice mail on her cell phone in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
United States
25 Jul 2017
Second Circuit Holds Consumers Cannot Revoke Consent Given As Consideration In Bilateral Contract In TCPA Case
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a consumer who agrees to be contacted via telephone call or text messages as bargained-for consideration in a bilateral contract cannot...
United States
10 Jul 2017
The Fourth Circuit Finds No Article III Injury In Fair Credit Reporting Act Case
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that the plaintiff's allegations that Experian denied him access to information to which he was entitled under the Fair Credit Reporting Act...
United States
24 May 2017
Litigation Alert: The Fourth Circuit Finds No Article Iii Injury In Fair Credit Reporting Act Case
The Fair Credit Reporting Act was enacted to "ensure fair and accurate credit reporting, promote efficiency in the banking system, and protect consumer privacy."
United States
23 May 2017
The FCC Enforcement Bureau Advises That Text Message Senders Must Comply With The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
On November 18, 2016, the FCC Enforcement Bureau issued an Advisory declaring that autodialed text messages, also known as robotexts, must comply with the requirements set forth in the TCPA.
United States
30 Nov 2016
The Eighth Circuit Applies Spokeo To Reject Standing For Technical Violation Of Privacy Statute
Last week, the Eighth Circuit became the first Circuit Court to address the reach of Spokeo v. Robbins in a privacy case.
United States
14 Sep 2016
FCC Issues Controversial TCPA Order Further Expanding Definition Of Autodialer, Providing Limited Protections To App Developers
On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") issued a much-anticipated Declaratory Ruling and Order ("Order") resolving 21 petitions concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
United States
16 Jul 2015
Here's My Number, So Text Me Maybe
In our increasingly cellphone-dependent world, most consumers are familiar with the feeling of relief that comes from receiving an appointment reminder.
United States
24 Apr 2014
FCC TCPA Ruling Provides Guidance On Mobile App Messaging
The Federal Communications Commission issued a Declaratory Ruling interpreting the TCPA as it relates to prerecorded and autodialed calls to cellular phones.
United States
16 Apr 2014
California Passes Trio Of New Online Privacy And Data Security Measures
n the last month, the California legislature passed and Governor Jerry Brown signed into law amendments to two of California’s signature privacy and data security laws and one new consumer privacy law aimed at enhancing privacy protections for minors.
United States
1 Nov 2013
Litigation Alert: FCC Changes To The Telephone Consumer Protection Act Take Effect October 16
Effective October 16, 2013, there will be significant changes to the Federal Communications Commission’s rules implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227.
United States
9 Oct 2013
California Court Enforces Liquidated Damages in Standardized Form Contracts for Consumer Services
On January 20, 2006, a California Court of Appeal found enforceable the liquidated damages provisions for late fees in standardized form contracts for consumer services.
United States
13 Feb 2006
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