Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel, 2017 Edition

David Zetoony published the 2017 edition of his handbook, Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel, on Jan. 28 – Data Privacy Day. The guide provides an overview of laws relevant to a variety of data matters topics, statistics that illustrate data privacy and security issues, and a breakdown of these data-related issues. Members of Bryan Cave’s Data Privacy and Security Team contributed to the publication. The 2016 guidebook was downloaded by more than 3,500 in-house attorneys. “We are extremely proud of the fact that it has become a desk reference for in-house attorneys worldwide,” Zetoony wrote. Click here to view the 2017 guide.

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Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel (2016)

David Zetoony’s Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel was published May 27 by Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) as part of its Contemporary Legal Note Series. WLF describes the publication as “a concise but comprehensive guidebook for navigating the daunting challenge of managing data-privacy and security compliance in today’s high-risk legal environment.” Members of Bryan Cave’s Data Privacy and Security Team contributed to this publication. Michael Kaplan, senior vice president, chief legal officer and chief compliance officer of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., authored the foreword. Click here to view the guidebook.

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2015 Telemarketing Report

TelemarketingReportWe are pleased to announce the 2015 edition of our whitepaper discussing trends in telemarketing (TCPA) litigation. The 2015 report provides the most comprehensive analysis of complaint filings by industry, court, legal theory, and type of issue . . . (click on thumbnail for report)

2015 Data Privacy Litigation Report

2015DataPrivacyLitigationReportWe are pleased to announce the 2015 edition of our whitepaper discussing trends in data privacy class action litigation. The 2015 report provides the most comprehensive analysis of complaint filings by industry, court, legal theory, and type of privacy issue . . . (click on thumbnail for report)

Whitepaper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (Sept 2014)

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TCPA cases continue to predominate as the single largest category of data privacy or data security breach litigation. In terms of industries, there has been a significant uptick in complaints filed against debt collectors and a corresponding uptick in allegations that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act has been violated. . .

 

Whitepaper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (June 2014)

 Data Litigation June 2014This quarter’s analysis of the types of complaints filed by the Plaintiffs’ bar, and the ways in which those complaints have been structured, shows an increase in class action filing and an ongoing evolution by the plaintiffs’ bar to identify the “right” strategy for obtaining damages or leveraging settlement value. The following are key findings concerning filings over this period (2014-Q1)…

 

Whitepaper: Telemarketing Class Action Litigation (March 2014)

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Complainants filed a substantial volume of TCPA class actions during Q4 of 2013. Of the 92 complaints filed during the period, there was a preference toward complaints involving transmissions to mobile phones. One explanation for the substantial number of complaints filed during the period is the October 16, 2013, effective date of the FCC’s new consent requirements for certain autodialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls.

Whitepaper: Telemarketing Class Action Litigation Report (Oct. 2013)

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There was a substantial decline in the volume of TCPA class actions filed during Q3 and, of those filed, there was a preference toward cases involving fax transmission. Although it is possible the decline signals a shift by Plaintiffs attorneys away from the TCPA, the more likely hypothesis is that Plaintiffs firms may have been waiting until after the FCC’s new consent requirements went into effect on October 16, 2013, to file cases. . .

 

White Paper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (Sept. 2013)

ClassActionLitigation Sept 2013This report analyzes class action complaints filed against private entities between January and June 2013 to help companies better understand the scope, and frequency, of data-related litigation . . .