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CCPA Amendments Pass Adding Some Clarity To Scope And Industry Breathing Room, Especially To B2B Businesses
At the close of its 2019 legislative session, the California Legislature passed five amendments to the CCPA, which now head to the Governor's desk for signature by October 13, 2019 to be effective.
United States
25 Sep 2019
Nevada's New Privacy Bill Requires Website Operators That Collect Information About Consumers To Update Privacy Policies By October 1, 2019
While most U.S. companies have been focused on complying with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), which goes into effect January 1, 2020, Nevada quietly passed its own
United States
11 Sep 2019
Innovative 401(K) Plan Benefit For Employees With Student Loan Repayments
Many recent college graduates find it difficult to make contributions to their employer's 401(k) plan as they have significant student loan repayments which take precedence in their budget.
United States
6 Sep 2018
Québec's Superior Court Upholds Bill 74
By way of background, on May 17, 2016, the Québec government passed Bill 74, which contained Internet-censoring provisions that were unprecedented in Canada.
United States
20 Aug 2018
Michigan Consumer Protection Act Claims Do Not Require Proof Of Intent To Deceive
The plaintiffs in Brownlow filed an insurance claim after a small fire in the plaintiffs' microwave filled their house with smoke.
United States
4 May 2016
In A Matter Of First Impression, The Tennessee Supreme Court Holds That Damages For Loss Of Consumer Credit Are Recoverable Under The Tennessee Consumer Protection Act
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court held that under Tenn. Code Ann. § 47-18-109(a) of the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act, actual damages are recoverable for the loss of available consumer credit due to the actions of a defendant if such damages can be proven with particularity.
United States
7 Feb 2013
An Individualized Motor Vehicle Recall Information Data Base?
Tucked away in the recently enacted 584 page "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act" is a small provision directing NHTSA to make individualized motor vehicle recall information publically available in a searchable on-line database.
United States
18 Sep 2012
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