Privacy & Data Security

California AG Issues Modifications to Proposed CCPA Regulations
California AG Issues Modifications to Proposed CCPA Regulations

California AG Issues Modifications to Proposed CCPA Regulations

Late Friday, the California Attorney General’s Office (“CAG”) released

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California Amends CCPA, Adopts Data Broker Law

During the final days of the 2019 legislative calendar, California lawmakers passed several bills to amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). If signed into law by the governor, the bills make the following substantive changes and clarifications: Employee information. Provides a…

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FTC Cracking Down on Lax Data Security
FTC Cracking Down on Lax Data Security

FTC Cracking Down on Lax Data Security

On June 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled with LightYear Dealer Technologies, LLC (LightYear) over a major data breach that occurred in October of 2016 and the subsequent allegations that LightYear’s data security was woefully insufficient. LightYear, an auto dealer…

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Receivables Industry Leadership Shares Insights on CFPB Town Hall Panel

The accounts receivable industry was well represented at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") Debt Collection Town Hall Meeting last week. At the Bureau's request, Jan Stieger, Executive Director of Receivables Management Association International ("RMAI"), participated in a panel discussion where she…

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BREAKING: CFPB Announces Proposed FDCPA Rule

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced its long-awaited

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California Assembly Narrows the Field of CCPA Contenders

California lawmakers hoping to scale back, expand, or at least clarify the scope of the state’s groundbreaking privacy law have seen their first real victories as Assembly and Senate committees approved eight of at least eighteen bills proposing amendments to the California…

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Eyeing Consumer Data Privacy, FTC Seeks Comment on Safeguards and Privacy Rules

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it is seeking comment on proposed changes to rules promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB). GLB requires companies that offer consumer financial products or services, like loans, to explain their information sharing practices to…

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