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Sep 19, 2019

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 [...]

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Jul 30, 2019

CWAG Introduces Newly-Formed Attorney General Alliance

As membership and programming have continued to expand beyond its original geographic boundaries, the Conference of Western Attorneys General (“CWAG”) has announced the formation of the Attorney [...]

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Jul 02, 2019

“Sham” on You: Real Cancer Centers Will Receive Money from Fake Charities’ Funds

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that $2.5 million of funds from “sham” cancer charities will be given to authentic cancer centers across the United States.  [...]

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Jun 20, 2019

Breaking: Supreme Court Punts on Whether Courts Must Unwaveringly Follow FCC Orders

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to answer the question of whether federal courts have the power to scrutinize FCC orders.  In the decision being challenged, [...]

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Jun 13, 2019

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 [...]

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Jun 12, 2019

Nevada and Maine Enact New Data Privacy Laws

In recent weeks, Nevada and Maine passed new data privacy legislation. Although these statutes are much narrower than the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), they demonstrate a [...]

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Jun 05, 2019

Can’t Gag Me Now: FTC Steps Up CRFA Enforcement

The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) message is clear: companies can’t restrict consumers from publishing negative reviews as a condition of purchase. Provisions or clauses containing this sort [...]

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May 20, 2019

Senate Bill 561 Blocked by California Senate Appropriations Committee

Earlier this month, several California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) amendment bills took the first step towards becoming law by receiving passing votes from their designated committees. On [...]

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May 13, 2019

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, [...]

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May 07, 2019

BREAKING: CFPB Announces Proposed FDCPA Rule

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced its long-awaited proposed rule to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). Spanning over 500 pages, the proposed [...]

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