California continues to be at vanguard of data privacy rights. The latest effort by California legislators to protect consumer privacy rights focuses on data brokers, who under the proposed California Senate Bill 362, aka the “Delete Act,” would be required to recognize and honor opt-out signals from Californians. The law seeks to expand on the deletion and opt-out rights provided under the CCPA, which currently requires a Californians to submit their deletion and opt-out requests on a company-by-company basis.… Continue Reading
Congress is back in session and this Thursday, September 7, the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a one-panel hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals for a More Efficient Federal Financial Regulatory Regime.” The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and will involve the following witnesses:
- Anne Fortney, Partner Emerita, Hudson Cook LLP
- Charles Tuggle, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, First Horizon National Corporation
- Thomas Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S.
On Tuesday, June 10, the House Financial Services Committee held a markup to discuss several bills designed to promote greater transparency and accountability at the CFPB. In his opening statement, Chairman Hensarling characterized the CFPB as a “uniquely unaccountable agency,” and emphasized that “regardless of how noble a purpose an agency may have, it does not mean that it is not in need of accountability and transparency.”… Continue Reading