Consumer Protection Bills Cross the Finish Line at the Capitol

The legislature passed bills authorizing consumer protection class actions and allowing homeowners to shield more equity from creditors.

Legal Departments Expect to Hire More Attorneys and Face Data Privacy, M&A Challenges in 2022

A new survey reveals corporate legal departments expect to hire more attorneys and outsource more work in 2022 compared to last year.

Court of Appeals Reverses $3 Million Judgment Against For-Profit College, Sends to New Judge for New Trial

The Court of Appeals on Aug. 26 reversed a $3 million judgment against a for-profit college accused of deceptive trade practices. The court concluded the consumer protection claims against the college must be retried in front of another judge to “preserve the appearance of justice.”

Court of Appeals Hears Consumer Protection Case Involving For-Profit College Hit with $3 Million in Fines

The state appeals court heard its first in-person oral arguments since last year – a lawsuit against a college that allegedly deceived students.

Countdown Begins for California’s New Privacy Law

California voters passed the California Privacy Rights Act at the ballot box in November, which will require stricter data privacy obligations for companies doing...

The Other Privacy Laws You Should Know About

Much has been written about California’s comprehensive privacy legislation, the California Consumer Privacy Act. California’s new law is a comprehensive privacy framework that doesn’t...

CCPA Update: Second Set of Modified Proposed Regulations Published

The California Attorney General’s Office on March 11 published a notice of second set of modifications to the text of the proposed regulations regarding...

CCPA Draft Regulations 2.0

Earlier this month the California Attorney General’s Office released revisions of proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act, the much-anticipated data privacy law...