Trends in Data Privacy Litigation Quarterly Update - McDermott Will & Emery

Trends in Data Privacy Litigation Quarterly Update



With the increased attention to and explosion of laws related to consumer privacy and cybersecurity, companies must defend their privacy practices in court and regulatory arenas now more than ever before. McDermott’s Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group is closely monitoring developments across an array of privacy-related litigations and regulatory matters. We are providing a quarterly update regarding key privacy litigation watch outs for businesses.

For questions about the content of these updates or to discuss your data privacy litigation needs, please contact David Saunders.

In Depth

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Trends in Data Privacy Litigation | Q3 2022: From derivative litigation, to NFTs, to the most anticipated Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) decision–these were just a few privacy and cyber-related litigations that caught our attention.

Trends in Data Privacy Litigation | Q2 2022: We saw some noteworthy activity in data privacy litigation, including a rare data breach trial and a new state privacy law, as well as a few notable matters involving the BIPA and cookies in relation to federal wiretapping laws.

Trends in Data Privacy Litigation | Q1 2022: We explored arguments under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), BIPA’s potentially massive impact on damages, big dollar settlements from last quarter, the growing burden to demonstrate standing in federal court for data breach class actions, and what’s next in consumer privacy litigation.

Trends in Data Privacy Litigation | Q4 2021: Whether it be awaiting the potentially seismic rulings related to the BIPA, analyzing how the government’s narrowed enforcement lens on Big Tech may impact businesses or reading the tea leaves around the next wave of privacy legislation, this quarterly update has you covered.