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Maryland Bans Polystyrene and Enacts 31 other New Environmental Laws

The Maryland General Assembly, the state’s legislative body meets in regular session for 90 days each year beginning the second Wednesday in January to act on more than 2,500 pieces of legislation. On sine die, when the legislature adjourned at … Continue reading

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DC Enacts Automatic Renewal Law

As we have discussed in previous blog posts, subscription-based business models and the automatic renewal techniques they popularly employ have garnered attention from regulators in recent years. The District of Colombia has now passed its own law regulating automatic renewals. With … Continue reading

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California Enacts Mini-GDPR Effective January 1, 2020

Covered businesses will need to update policies and procedures for responding to customer inquiries about collection, use, sale and disclosure of customers’ personal information or face stiff enforcement actions. Takeaways The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 provides consumers with … Continue reading

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California Enacts Sweeping Privacy Legislation

Earlier this year, after Facebook was sued in a securities class action following news that it had given access to personal user information to Cambridge Analytica, I questioned whether privacy issues might represent the next big corporate liability exposure. Among … Continue reading

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New Jersey Enacts Paid Sick Leave Act

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (the “Act”). The Act, which goes into effect on October 29, 2018, preempts all existing New Jersey municipal earned sick leave laws … Continue reading

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