Tag Archives: identity theft

J. Crew Credit Card Digit Class Action Dismissed Again Because of Overly Speculative Identity Theft, Fraud Risks

As courts continue to grapple with close calls on standing following the U.S. Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Spokeo v. Robins, another court has given defendants a win for intangible injuries and risk of future harm.  On June 6, the District of New Jersey dismissed – for the second time – a putative class action … Continue Reading

Despite Plaintiffs Satisfying Standing Requirements, Barnes & Noble Closes the Book on Data Breach Class Action

In data breach class actions, standing is often the major obstacle, and has taken on renewed focus following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Spokeo v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (May 24, 2016). See, e.g., Federal Court Finds Intangible Harm Caused by Robocalls Sufficient for Post-Spokeo Standing in TCPA Claim Alleging Privacy Invasion, Technology … Continue Reading

Securities Regulators Propose Their Own Version of Identity Theft Red Flags Rule

This post was also written by Amy J. Greer and Frederick C. Leech. On February 28, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a proposed regulation, Regulation S-ID. This regulation, if adopted, would set forth specific guidance for SEC and CFTC-regulated entities in implementing their internal programs to detect … Continue Reading