On July 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit reinstated a data breach class action in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group, LLC, No. 14-3122, after a 2013 malware attack on Neiman Marcus’s computer systems that resulted in the theft of customers’ credit and debit card information.
FCC Expands Potential Liability Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for Business-to-Customer Calls and Text Messages
“This Order will make abuse of the TCPA much, much easier. And the primary beneficiaries will be trial lawyers, not the American public.”
We have previously commented on the relatively low evidentiary threshold at the certification stage of class actions in Canada.
Loyalty programs operated by retailers allow the retailer to track the purchases made by customers and offer customers tailored information about products and sales.
Excalibur: The Divisional Court Affirms That Class Actions Are Not Always Preferable and That Ontario Courts Should Not Always “Go Global”
In the recent Excalibur Special Opportunities LP v Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP decision, a majority of the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the ruling of Justice Perell denying certification of a proposed global class action on the basis that it failed to meet the preferable procedure and identifiable class requirements.
On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an omnibus, Declaratory Ruling and Order (FCC Ruling) seeking to clarify certain ambiguities in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
The Internet of Things and the Inevitable Collision with Products Liability, published in February 2015, identified a number of factors leading to the emergence and phenomenal growth of the Internet of Things (IoT).