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U.S. Chamber Urges U.S., EU to Adopt Data Privacy Shield, Halt Tariffs

Jun 10 2021 // The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday urged the United States and European Union to quickly resolve their disputes over steel and aluminum tariffs and aircraft subsidies, and adopt a new privacy shield to better...

Illinois Court: Insurer Has ‘Duty to Defend’ in Biometric Information Privacy Case

Jun 3 2021 // The Illinois Supreme Court recently sided with a policyholder seeking defense from its insurer for a lawsuit brought by a customer of a tanning salon alleging the insured unlawfully disclosed the customer’s biometric...

U.S. Updates Guidance on COVID Vaccine Mandates, Incentives, Privacy in Workplace

Jun 1 2021 // Federal employment laws do not prevent an employer from requiring all employees physically entering the workplace to be vaccinated for COVID-19, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has affirmed. Also,...

UK Supreme Court Urged to Allow Privacy Class Action Against Google

Apr 30 2021 // Blocking a proposed British class action against Google, that alleges it secretly tracked millions of iPhone users a decade ago, risks allowing big firms to behave with impunity, a lawyer told the Supreme Court on...

U.S.-Style Google iPhone Privacy Case Viewed as a Landmark for UK Class Actions

Apr 29 2021 // A proposed multi-billion pound British class action against Google, which alleges the internet giant secretly tracked millions of iPhone users, is not viable and should not be allowed to proceed, the Supreme Court was told...

EU Privacy Supervisor Urges Ban on Facial Recognition Software

Apr 26 2021 // Facial recognition should be banned in Europe because of its “deep and non-democratic intrusion” into people’s private lives, EU privacy watchdog the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said on...

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