Posts by Nicholas Starkman

New Privacy Law Brings Major Changes to California Businesses

New Privacy Law Brings Major Changes to California Businesses

AB 375 is the result of a compromise between the Democrats in the California legislature and consumer privacy advocates led by real-estate mogul Alistair Mactaggart. Mactaggart and his organization, Californians for Consumer Privacy (CCP), sponsored a sweeping ballot initiative aimed at giving consumers the right to know what personal information is collected about them and…

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Current Arbitration Processes

In Epic Systems v. Lewis, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major ruling for employers that will significantly limit the claims against them brought by employees. At issue was the legality of agreements between employers and employees that restrict the resolution of disputes to single employee arbitration. The Court ruled 5-4 that such agreements are…

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