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Companies Settle FTC Charges For EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Violations
Five companies settled FTC charges for falsely identifying themselves as participants in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which allows companies
United States
9 Sep 2019
Google And YouTube Agree To Pay $170 Million Settlement For COPPA Violation
Google LLC ("Google") and YouTube agreed to pay a "record" settlement amount of $170 million in order to settle FTC and New York Attorney General ("NYAG")
United States
9 Sep 2019
FTC Revises List Of Broadband Companies Subject To "Order To File Special Report" On Privacy Practices
In March 2019, the FTC sent initial requests for information to seven U.S. internet broadband providers and subsidiaries.
United States
5 Sep 2019
CRS Highlights EU Data Protection Rules And Penalties
The Congressional Research Service ("CRS") outlined the differences between the EU data privacy and protection rules and those in the United States
15 Aug 2019
CFTC Names Chief Privacy Officer
The CFTC named Charles Cutshall as Chief Privacy Officer. As Chief Privacy Officer, Mr. Cutshall is responsible for policy and programmatic oversight of CFTC privacy compliance activities.
United States
18 Jun 2019
NASAA Adopts Model Rules On Information Security For Investment Advisers
The North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") adopted a model rule package intended to strengthen the data privacy and information ...
United States
5 Jun 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Analyze California's Upcoming Data Privacy Law
California's new data privacy law - the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") - will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
United States
12 Mar 2019
Federal Register: CFTC Allows Exceptions From Sending Annual Privacy Notices
The CFTC proposal to amend Rule 160.5 - which requires certain "covered persons" to provide annual privacy notices to customers at least once a year during the life of the customer relationship - was published in the Federal Register.
United States
14 Dec 2018
CFTC Allows Exceptions From Sending Annual Privacy Notices
The CFTC approved a proposed rule to amend Rule 160.5, which requires certain "covered persons" to provide annual privacy notices to customers at least once a year during the life of the customer relationship.
United States
6 Dec 2018
FTC Commissioner Leaves Agency Upon Completion Of Term
Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen left the agency upon the expiration of her term as commissioner.
United States
1 Oct 2018
CFPB Exempts Certain Financial Companies From Privacy Notice Requirements
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") adopted a final amendment that will exempt certain financial institutions from the requirement of providing privacy disclosures ...
United States
20 Aug 2018
Broadband Internet Service Providers In Regulatory Limbo After Repeal Of FCC Privacy And Data Security Rules
Potentially signaling the end of the short-lived stint by the Federal Communication Commission ("FCC") to regulate consumer data privacy on the internet...
United States
26 Apr 2017
Democrats Call On Treasury Secretary To Focus On Cybersecurity
Representatives Robin L. Kelly (D-IL) and James A. Himes (D-CT) urged Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to ensure that the "Treasury Department do all it can to keep our banking sector safe" from cybersecurity threats.
United States
18 Apr 2017
President Trump's Public Safety Executive Order Sparks Debate Over European Privacy
President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order titled "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States."
United States
28 Feb 2017
Will European Privacy In The United States Be Trumped?
In recent weeks there has been significant debate among commentators about whether Europeans' privacy is becoming less protected in the US and what that may mean for the privacy protection...
United States
27 Feb 2017
NIST's Draft Update To Cybersecurity Framework Focuses On Third-Party Vendors And The Cost-Effectiveness Of Cybersecurity Programs
On January 10, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released a proposed update to its popular cybersecurity blueprint for organizations and businesses...
United States
15 Feb 2017
10 Best Practices For eDiscovery In Government Investigations
The arrival of a government subpoena on the doorstep of your corporate headquarters rarely rates as a welcome development.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Federal Register: CFPB Requests Comment On Proposal To Exempt Firms From Annual Privacy Notice Requirements
The Federal Register published a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") request for comments on a proposal to exempt certain financial institutions from the annual notice requirement of Regulation P.
United States
19 Jul 2016
Cadwalader Attorneys Review Challenges To Standing In Data Privacy And Cybersecurity Cases
Cadwalader attorneys examined recent data privacy and cyber-security cases that may help class action plaintiffs establish Article III standing in federal court.
United States
31 May 2016
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