Privacy Litigation: Class Action, Standing, Causation, and Impact of Spokeo

American Conference Institute

Speaking Engagement | October.14.2016 | 10am - 5pm (Pacific Standard Time)

Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, CA

Barrie VanBrackle will be a panelist at ACI’s 20th Advanced Global Legal and Compliance Forum on Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information. Barrie will be speaking on the session titled " Privacy Litigation: Class Action, Standing, Causation, and Impact of Spokeo," which will cover the following topics:

  • Recent developments in privacy litigation

  • Class actions and the issue of standing

  • Proving causation

  • What does one have to do to show harm in data breach cases?

  • Spokeo v. Robins – to what extent does Spokeo case impact strategy for data privacy and security breach class actions?

  • FTC v. Wyndham

  • Steps that can be taken by companies to either avoid litigation and regulatory investigations or be prepared when they happen

  • What are some of the steps that a company can take to try to prevent litigation and regulatory investigations?

  • What are some of the steps that a company can take to be prepared when it does happen?

  • Is there, and if not, should there be a standard for demonstrating sound information security practices and controls? How do standards operate within different frameworks such as litigation, regulatory investigations, as well as within transactional arena?

  • Do standards have any authority – will a standard placed in a contract and met be recognized by regulators and courts?

For more information and to view the full agenda, please click here.

CLE Credits Available: N