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Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act imposes liability on businesses for a data breach that results from the failure to maintain reasonable security procedures and practices.  The CCPA’s liability for such a data breach can be daunting, up to $750 per person.  Accordingly, since the CCPA’s enactment, compliance practitioners have advised their clients to shore up their… Read More

The American Bar Association's Consumer Financial Service Committee published Genevieve Walser-Jolly's and Scott Hyman's article entitled "The California Consumer Privacy Act's 30-Day Right to Cure" in its Winter Newsletter on December 05, 2019.  A copy of the Article can be found at: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/business_law/publications/committee_newsletters/consumer/2019/201911/consumer/ Read More

View full article here.  Scott J. Hyman is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (U.S.) and is the Data Protection Officer and Vice Chair of the Financial Services Practice Group of Severson & Werson, P.C. Mr. Hyman is a member of the Executive Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, and specializes in representing automobile finance companies and consumer lenders.… Read More

The California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act Overview of the California Song-Beverly Act, edited by Kerry Franich and Scott Hyman.  Thompson-Reuters’ Practical Law Series summaries various areas of the law, and is edited by outside practitioners with experience in the subject matter.   For more information, please contact Kerry Franich at kwf@severson.com or Scott Hyman at sjh@severson.com. Read More

Hyman, S.J.; Walser-Jolly, G.; Guzzetta, J.; & Wenrick, C. (Summer 2019). Unconscionability and Contractual Consent-to-Call Clauses Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 73 Conf. Cons. Fin. L. Q. 25. For more information, see TCPA Unconscionability Article.      Read More

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