Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

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California Enacts Tough New Privacy Protections

Posted in Privacy & Data Protection
On September 30, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1710, which contains a new set of personal information protections that affect all businesses that “own, license, or maintain personal information about Californians.” In what may become a precedent for other jurisdictions, the law includes the nation’s first mandatory state requirement for… Continue Reading

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