To Be Or Not To Be: Standing In Invasion of Privacy Cases

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In the case of Frank v. Gaos, argued before the United States Supreme Court on October 31, 2018, oral argument took an unexpected turn, leading the Justices to direct the parties (and the Solicitor General) to brief the question of whether any named plaintiff had standing, i.e., whether they were in fact injured, in a...

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Nevada Privacy Law Goes Into Effect October 1

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What happens in Vegas, may now indeed need to stay in Vegas.  Although California’s sweeping new privacy law has dominated the headlines, other states are enacting their own, different privacy laws, and it’s important to understand the differences. Partner Stacy Stitham identifies some things we should know about the new Nevada privacy law.

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EU-US Privacy Shield: What You Need To Know

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On December 19, 2018, the European Commission published its second report on the EU-US Privacy Shield, under which companies can certify adequate compliance with EU privacy standards to be able to receive data from or concerning EU citizens.  If you obtain such data, we present an overview of what you should know about the EU-US Privacy...

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Challenged Settlement Highlights Risk of Consumer Class Actions

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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently heard oral argument on a challenge to a proposed class settlement in the case of Michael Rosman v. Radio Shack Corporation.  The lawsuit alleged that Radio Shack had violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACT”), 15 U.S.C. §1681c(g), by printing the expiration date of the customer’s...

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