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Ballard Spahr LLP: Calif. Law Does Not Bar Recording of Cell Phone Calls by Participants, Federal Court Rules
Posted on 19 Aug 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Consumer Financial Services Group A California federal court recently ruled that the state’s call recording statute does not apply to cell phone call participants. This decision should help companies that record consumer calls for monitoring... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: California Updates Data Breach Notification Statute
Posted on 21 Oct 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Odia Kagan, Philip N. Yannella and Roshni Patel Three bills that will update California’s data breach notification requirements have been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The bills impose specific requirements on providing breach notification... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: California, Nevada Expand Scope of Customer Personal Information Subject to Reasonable Security Measures
Posted on 17 Aug 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

Recent statutory amendments passed in California and Nevada expanding the definition of “personal information” will significantly impact the security measures businesses operating in these states must implement when handling personal information... Read More