By Kristine Argentine

Seyfarth Synopsis: Anyone following trends in consumer class action litigation will know that consumer privacy was a primary focus of the plaintiff’s bar in 2023. And there are no signs this uptick in consumer privacy claims is slowing any time soon. Although the claims center around use of tracking technology or analytics functions on consumer facing

Continue Reading Is the Video Privacy Protection Act Losing its Allure?

By Vincent Smolczynski 

Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) issued and discussed draft regulations on Cybersecurity Audits and Risk Assessments late in the summer. The CPPA Board plans to discuss the draft regulations at its upcoming December 8th public meeting, along with a presentation on the regulations.

While the regulations are certainly subject to change moving

Continue Reading CPPA Considers Next Set of CPRA Regulations Covering Cybersecurity Audits and Risk Assessments

Seyfarth Synopsis: Seyfarth’s Health Care industry group is pleased to release the 2023-2024 edition of our 50-State Survey of Health Care Information Privacy Laws.

There are several resources available on how federal rules such as HIPAA may apply to sharing personal health information. However, there are far fewer resources on how state privacy laws apply. Meanwhile, the challenge to

Continue Reading Now Available! 50-State Survey of Health Care Information Privacy Laws (2023-2024 Edition)

By Yana Komsitsky and Neeka Hodaie

Thursday, October 5, 2023
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MT
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT


About the Program

Seyfarth is pleased to offer this Masterclass, hosted by Lexology, which is designed to familiarize in-house counsel and privacy professionals, in

Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar! How to Comply with and Unpack the Wide Reach of Washington’s My Health My Data Act

By Danielle Kays, Paul Yovanic, Jr., and James Nasiri

Seyfarth Synopsis: A group of job applicants recently filed a lawsuit against Ford Motor Company asserting violations of the rarely-cited Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act (“GIPA”). In the complaint, the plaintiffs allege Ford improperly asked applicants about their family medical histories and used this data in the Company’s

Continue Reading Job Applicants Sue Ford Motor Company Under Rarely-Cited Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act