California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 – California’s GDPR?

U.S. Tech Law Update

November 6, 2018 

By: Greg Pilarowski | Case Collins | Diana Qiao

1.   Introduction.

On September 23, California’s governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill 1121[1] (the “Amendment”), which amends the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA” or the “Act”).[2] The CCPA was originally passed in the wake Continue reading “California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 – California’s GDPR?”

Foreign Investment Update: CFIUS Reform

September 26, 2018

By: Greg Pilarowski|Case Collins                                                                   

1. Introduction.

Amid the ongoing trade war with China, the U.S. has enacted legislation to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”), which is the government authority tasked with reviewing proposed foreign Continue reading “Foreign Investment Update: CFIUS Reform”

Uniform Law Commission Approves Model Law Regulating Virtual Currency Business Activities

U.S. Tech Law Update

January 29, 2018

By: Greg Pilarowski| Tiffany J. Gilliam

1.        Introduction

In July 2017, the Uniform Law Commission (“ULC”) adopted the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act (“VCB Act”) to provide a statutory framework for the regulation of virtual currency activity. Since the Continue reading “Uniform Law Commission Approves Model Law Regulating Virtual Currency Business Activities”

California’s Automatic Renewal Law Tightens Regulations on Free Trials and Online Subscriptions

U.S. Tech Law Update

January 23, 2018

By: Greg Pilarowski| Case Collins

1.  Introduction.

Over 20 states have laws regulating auto-renewal contracts, but with the recent passage of California’s Senate Bill 313,[1] one of the strictest states[2] will soon implement even more stringent regulations. The Continue reading “California’s Automatic Renewal Law Tightens Regulations on Free Trials and Online Subscriptions”

Reciprocity – A New Factor to Restrict Investment from China into the United States?

U.S. Tech Law Update

November 21, 2017

By: Greg Pilarowski | Jack Chen

1. Introduction. 

President Trump’s recent state visit to China, and his remarks at the APEC CEO Summit in Vietnam,[1] refocused attention on the American administration’s priority of promoting fair Continue reading “Reciprocity – A New Factor to Restrict Investment from China into the United States?”

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Issues First Federal Automated Vehicles Policy To Guide Industry

U.S. TECH LAW UPDATE

April 24, 2017

 By: Greg Pilarowski | Emily N. Clark

In the near future, the Office of Management and Budget will likely approve the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (“NHTSA”) request to collect data from the automated vehicle (“AV”) industry.  Upon completion of the Continue reading “National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Issues First Federal Automated Vehicles Policy To Guide Industry”

Advisory Report Urges Federal Government to Challenge China’s Semiconductor Industrial Policies

U.S. TECH LAW UPDATE

March 3, 2017

By: Greg Pilarowski | Justin P. Campbell

On January 6, 2017, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (“PCAST”)[1] issued a report entitled Ensuring Long Term U.S. Leadership in Semiconductors[2] (the “PCAST Report”).  The PCAST Report Continue reading “Advisory Report Urges Federal Government to Challenge China’s Semiconductor Industrial Policies”