Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

By Paul Yovanic and Kristine R. Argentine

Seyfarth Synopsis: We are writing to inform you of significant legislative developments regarding the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that may impact your operations in Illinois.

Last week, the Illinois Senate took a decisive step by passing Senate Bill 2979, aimed at refining the statutory damages outlined in BIPA to

Continue Reading Illinois BIPA Legislative Update Regarding Damages

By Danielle Kays and James Nasiri

Seyfarth Synopsis: On September 22, 2022, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) case entitled Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, Inc.  Following an Illinois appellate court’s decision that a one-year limitations period applies to certain sections of the Act while a five-year period applies to other
Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Hears Arguments on the Proper Limitations Period for BIPA Claims in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers