Cyber Security, Information Governance & Privacy

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorneys Ron Raether and Sadia Mirza will be hosting a Receivables Managements Association International (RMAI) Webinar titled, “Getting Your Ducks in a Row for the California Consumer Privacy Act” on October 23rd, 2019 at 9am PST. During this webinar, Ron and Sadia will cover the

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney Sadia Mirza will be hosting a Celesq Webinar on October 21st at 2:00pm EDT, titled “Amendments to the CCPA: The More Things Change, The More Things Stay the Same.” Sadia will be discussing the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), new rights afforded

Organizations preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act have heard it and read it before — to prepare for the CCPA, all organizations, including covered “businesses” and third-party vendors, must review their vendor contracts. What is not always (or ever) explained, however, is what reviewing actually consists of and how organizations benefit from ensuring such

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney Ron Raether will be presenting during the NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California. This conference features two full days of panel discussions by leading cyber experts who will share their insights on hot topics, trends, and cybersecurity concerns. Ron

Over the past year, nearly twenty amendments were introduced to modify the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). Now that the deadline to introduce new amendments has passed, we can start to visualize what the CCPA will look like in its effective form. Despite many attempts to dramatically modify the scope, application, and enforcement

On August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker signed into law first-of-its-kind legislation regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in Illinois.  As previously reported by Troutman Sanders on June 26, 2019, the Illinois legislature, in what has been described as the most momentous legislative session in decades, passed the privacy statute

As we previously reported, in 2017, consumer plaintiff James Andrews filed a putative class action against Sirius XM Radio, Inc., alleging a violation of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2721, et seq. (“DPPA”). Andrews claimed that the satellite radio provider sent solicitation letters to him and putative class members using personal

When the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decided ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission[1] in March 2018, many viewed the decision as a potential swan song for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Experts predicted the FCC, buoyed by Chairman Ajit Pai, would step in quickly to reform existing regulatory guidance interpreting

On July 24, the Federal Trade Commission filed an administrative complaint against Cambridge Analytica, alleging that the company deceived consumers by falsely claiming it did not collect any personally identifiable information from Facebook users. The FTC alleges that Cambridge Analytica in fact collected users’ Facebook User ID—which can include users’ real names—as well as other

Bombas, a manufacturer of socks, settled with the New York Attorney General over failing to give proper notification of a breach of customers’ credit card data in 2014. Bombas initially addressed the breach in 2014 when it determined that hackers had gained access to the information of nearly 40,000 customers, including names, addresses, and credit