The last months of 2020 saw impressive legislative activity by the European Commission, as it rolled out proposals for several regulations
"The European Commission has published its draft decision on the data adequacy agreement setting out how personal data flows to the UK."
"European Union regulators gave their blessing to data-sharing arrangements with the UK, rescuing businesses from a potential gridlock when a post-Brexit stop-gap comes to an end."
From January 20th onward, the Biden administration has collided headfirst with unprecedented public health, economic, and national security crises
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On February 3, 2021, the Virginia Senate passed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act ("VCDPA" or the "Act").
In a recent Q&A with Tennessee Attorney General (AG) Herbert Slatery, the eight-year term AG discusses how he makes consumer protection...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Both Portland and New York City have followed the example set by Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), a statute that has spawned thousands of cookie-cutter class action suits regarding the alleged collection of biometric information.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 21, 2021, President Biden designated Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter as acting chair of the FTC.
The European Commission has published its draft decision on February 19, 2021 granting data protection adequacy status to the UK under Article 45(3) of the GDPR.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In the wake of the California voters' approval of Proposition 24, or the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), a ballot initiative that expanded data privacy obligations for businesses...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
On 10 February 2021, the EU Member States agreed on a negotiating mandate for revised rules on the privacy and confidentiality in the use of electronic communications services, which allows the ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Both houses of the General Assembly of Virginia recently passed versions of the Consumer Data Privacy Act ("CDPA" or "Virginia Privacy Law"). Both the House Bill and Senate Bill would impose strict...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 4, 2021, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a customer's proposed class action lawsuit against a Florida-based fast-food chain, PDQ, over a data breach
While we continue to await comprehensive US federal privacy legislation, and following California's lead with its California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
Washington State legislators continue in their effort to pass only the second comprehensive privacy legislation in the U.S., the Washington Privacy Act (WPA).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Canadian House of Commons introduced draft legislation that, if enacted, would align federal Canadian privacy law with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The FTC recently settled with Flo Health, Inc., a popular fertility-tracking app, based on promises made about how health data would be shared.
Butler Snow LLP
Last month, New York's legislature reintroduced the New York Privacy Act, Assembly Bill A680, which shares many features in common with the California Privacy Rights Act...
Many online platforms are using verification tools to address the broader concern of trustworthiness and credibility on the Internet.
Fenwick & West LLP
Given the finalization of this Code, there is no better time to resolve to stay current on children's privacy laws.