Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Legal Insight for the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

Elizabeth Blumenfeld

Elizabeth Blumenfeld

Elizabeth Blumenfeld is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Privacy & Cybersecurity Group. Her practice is focused on privacy and data compliance counseling. Liz has been at the forefront in developing and implementing Internet privacy and consumer protection policies and programs. Her experience spans the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors, and extends from the initial popularization of the Internet, through the globalization of e-commerce, to the social media revolution.

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Telemarketers Beware: New TCPA Regulations Effective October 16, 2013

Posted in Consumer Class Action, Privacy & Data Protection
The deadline for complying with new Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) regulations is on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The new rules, promulgated by the FCC in 2012, govern the circumstances under which telemarketers can contact consumers. Non-compliance puts both telemarketers and those companies that they act “on behalf of” at potential risk. As of October… Continue Reading

Online Privacy Is Getting Interestinger and Interestinger!

Posted in Privacy & Data Protection
In case you haven’t heard, online privacy is getting very complicated and Internet users are worried.  It’s no wonder given all the activity in the industry, with daily stories on stolen identities and data breaches, companies you’ve never even heard of collecting information about you and even mobile game applications knowing about your physical whereabouts.… Continue Reading