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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

A New Proposal for a Federal Privacy Law is Here: What You Should Know about APRA

Earlier this week, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released a discussion draft of the...more

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Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - April 2024

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CYBERSECURITY HC3 Warns Health Sector About Social Engineering Attacks Against IT Help Desks - The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) recently issued an Alert warning that “threat actors employing...more

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U.S. Federal Privacy Bill Unveiled

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On April 5, 2024 members of U.S. Congress released a draft bipartisan, bicameral federal privacy bill, the American Privacy Rights Act. In a press release, the stated goal of this legislation is to be “a national data privacy...more

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CFPB Finalizes Rule Significantly Restricting Credit Card Late Fees

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On March 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a Final Rule that would significantly restrict late fees that consumer credit card issuers may charge to a mere $8—representing approximately a 75% reduction from...more

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Congress Introduces Promising Bipartisan Privacy Bill

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) have made a breakthrough by agreeing on a bipartisan data privacy legislation proposal. The legislation aims to address concerns related...more

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State Attorney General Inquiries: An Excerpt from the Advertising Law Tool Kit

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State attorneys general (AGs) are the chief legal officers of their states or territories and can bring actions to protect the “public interest” in almost any area of law. They represent the state government and the general...more

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California Privacy Protection Agency Issues Advisory on Data Minimization

The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) recently issued an enforcement advisory encouraging covered businesses to focus on their data minimization obligations related to consumer requests under the California Consumer...more

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Florida Passes Cybersecurity Data Breach Immunity Law: 3 Things Businesses Need to Know – and 3 Things to Do

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Florida lawmakers recently passed a law that provides businesses with a defense to claims arising from “cybersecurity incidents” that lead to data breaches – so long as they meet a few critical obligations. The bill is...more

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HIPAA Implications of Using Web and App Data Tracking Tech

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) updated its guidance in mid-March on the “Use of Online Tracking Technologies by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates” to highlight...more

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Latest Draft Comprehensive Data Privacy Legislation is Released

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Two key members of Congress unveiled the latest iteration of a proposed nationwide comprehensive privacy and data protection bill this past week. House Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Senate...more

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Client Alert: The Illinois State Courts Strike Back: The Future of BIPA Litigation After Visual Pak

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The fingerprints of the federal courts are all over Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) jurisprudence, and Illinois state courts may want to change that. A recent Illinois Appellate Court decision disagreed with a...more

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DOJ Releases Final Rule on Web Content Accessibility Requirements for State and Local Governments Under Title II of the ADA

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On April 8, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released its Final Rule to revise existing regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This Final Rule clarifies the obligations of state...more

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Colorado Introduces an AI Consumer Protection Bill

Colorado is the latest state to introduce a bill focused on consumer protection issues when companies develop AI tools. The bill imposes obligations on developers and deployers of AI systems. Additionally, the bill provides...more

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Nebraska Legislature Passes Consumer Data Privacy Bill

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Keypoint: Nebraska is the seventeenth state legislature to pass consumer data privacy legislation with a bill that largely tracks the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act. On April 11, 2024, the Nebraska legislature passed...more

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California Federal Court Rules Undated Model Debt Violation Notice Does Not Violate the FDCPA

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In March, a district court in the Eastern District of California followed other courts holding that an undated, model form debt validation notice does not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Specifically,...more

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CFPB Not Playing Games with Financial and Privacy Risks

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The CFPB issued a report regarding the increase in financial transactions taking place online in video games and virtual reality platforms and the alleged concurrent lack of protections against financial scams or theft on...more

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FTC Releases 2023 Privacy and Data Security Update

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On March 28, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a Privacy and Data Security Update, highlighting the FTC’s activities in recent years through December 2023. The FTC underscored its work on issues related to...more

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Democratic AGs Rally in Support of SEC's Climate Disclosure Rule in GOP Challenge

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A coalition of 19 Democratic AGs, led by Massachusetts AG Andrea Joy Campbell and New York AG Leticia James, has moved to intervene in defense of the SEC’s climate disclosure rules (Final Rule) in a lawsuit filed by 25...more

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FCC’s “Spring Cleaning” Initiative Signals More Robocall Enforcement Activity Ahead

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Over the last two years, federal and state agencies have significantly ramped up enforcement activities against companies and voice service providers allegedly responsible for the generation of illegal robocalls. That trend...more

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AGs Take Laboring Oar on Requiring Government Contractors to Provide Payroll Information

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A coalition of 14 Democratic AGs, led by Pennsylvania AG Michelle Henry, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor asking the DOL to require more information from government contractors regarding payroll for workers....more

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EPA Establishes First-Ever Drinking Water Standards for PFAS (Forever Chemicals)

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On April 10, 2024, the Biden administration set the first-ever national drinking water standards for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. PFAS are a large class of thousands of synthetic...more

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State of Confusion: The Complex Present and Uncertain Future of Employee Non-Compete Agreements

It seems like a simple question: Is the covenant not to compete in my employment agreement enforceable?  The answer is much more complex and uncertain than you might think....more

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FDA Charts Course for Regulating AI Used in Medical Products

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On March 15, 2024, four of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) medical products centers released a joint paper, titled “Artificial Intelligence & Medical Products: How CBER, CDER, CDRH, and OCP are Working Together,”...more

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Kentucky Governor Signs Kentucky Consumer Data Protection Act into Law

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Kentucky joins the growing trend of U.S. state data protection laws with well over a dozen now in place across the country. Last year proved to be a huge year in U.S. state data protection law, ending with 13 U.S. states...more

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Maryland Passes Its Own Consumer Data Privacy Law

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On April 6, 2024, the Maryland Legislature passed a comprehensive privacy bill, sending the Maryland Online Data Privacy Act of 2024 (MODPA) to Governor Wes Moore’s desk for signature into law. The law, which would take...more

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