Category: Articles

FCRA Rule Changes Better Complement Dodd-Frank Act

By Anokhy Desai   On September 8, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved “largely technical” changes to five Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) rules that narrowed their scope to only apply to motor vehicle dealers, decreasing confusion for applicable entities that must look to the FTC or Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for guidance on
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California and the UK take the Lead in Securing Internet of Things (IoT) Devices

By Chase J. Wright, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   Set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020, Senate Bill 327 and Assembly Bill 1906, together, require that manufacturers of internet-connected devices increase their security capabilities to better protect consumer data transmitted from those devices. The new California legislation, signed into law on Sept. 28,
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