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Welcome to the newest issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award winning guide to the law and business of social media. In this edition, we present a “grand unifying theory” of today’s leading technologies and the legal...more
When a bankrupt company’s most valuable assets include consumer information, a tension arises between bankruptcy policy aimed at maximizing asset value, on the one hand, and privacy laws designed to protect consumers’...more
On April 10, 2015, RadioShack, and certain affiliated debtor entities, proposed a bankruptcy sale of certain assets, including Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”). Deposition testimony in the case revealed that, over...more
On April 19, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” and, together with the SEC, the “Commissions”) published final rules (“Red Flag Rules”) in the Federal...more
The FTC’s amended definition of “creditor” within the Red Flags Rule is now in effect.
The definition is narrower in scope, but under it, a franchisor may still qualify as a “creditor.” For instance, if you use a...more
The SEC and the CFTC recently issued final rules requiring certain regulated entities that qualify as either "financial institutions" or "creditors" to adopt programs to identify and address the risk of identity theft...more
On November 30, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an interim final rule related to its identity theft “Red Flags Rule” that amends the regulatory definition of “creditor” to make it consistent with the revised...more
Congress, FTC Restrict Definition of “Creditors” who must Adopt a Formal Plan to Prevent, Detect ID Theft
In journalism, the adage goes, “man bites dog” is news. The regulatory equivalent should be “government amends...more
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