The era of social distancing brought on by the recent Covid-19 pandemic has greatly limited in-person retail interaction. Consequently, e-commerce transactions and other online interactions have significantly increased in popularity, making well-drafted website Terms and Conditions more essential than ever for website operators. Website Terms and Conditions, coupled with online
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Despite the myriad issues that businesses now face with the Covid-19 pandemic, the California State Attorney General remains committed to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) enforcement date of July 1, 2020. As such, businesses that have not already done so should add CCPA compliance to their immediate to-do lists.
The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently issued a ruling that exemplifies the importance of well-drafted website Terms and Conditions. In Stephanie Sinclair v. Ziff Davis, LLC and Mashable, Inc., 1:18-cv-00790 (SDNY, April 13, 2020), the Court ruled that because Stephanie Sinclair (“Sinclair”) had
Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) enforcement date remains set at July 1, 2020. Readers of this blog know that we have been providing frequent updates on all things CCPA. In this post, we take a deep dive into the record keeping requirements contained in
Previously, we blogged about federal and state e-signature and notarization laws that apply in this time of working remotely from home. On March 31, 2020, the New York Department of State revised Executive Order 202.7 to clarify the responsibilities of New York State licensed notaries public. What are the revisions
The novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic has required businesses to adapt to unforeseen disruptions. However, one thing that has remained constant is the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) enforcement date of July 1, 2020. Earlier this month, a coalition of approximately 60 businesses sent a letter to California Attorney General Xavier
Recently, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations were modified by the California Attorney General for a second time. These modifications are an attempt to address issues raised by approximately one hundred comments that followed the release of the Modified Draft Regulations on February 7, 2020. The California Attorney General
False advertising occurs when a business makes a misleading, deceptive, or plainly false claim about a particular product or service. There are currently a host of state and federal laws aimed at addressing false advertising, the most prominent of which is the Federal Trade Commission Act (“FTC Act”), 15 U.S.C.