EEOC and FTC Announce Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – a federal agency enforcing workplace anti-discrimination laws – and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – a federal agency working to protect and educate consumers – have announced responses to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The EEOC is implementing agency-wide…

FTC Finalizes Settlements with Four Companies Over Privacy Shield Allegations

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 29, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – a government agency promoting competition while protecting and educating consumers – announced it had finalized settlements with four companies over allegations they made false claims in connection with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework that enables companies to…

FTC Finalizes Settlements with Five Companies Over Privacy Shield Participation

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 16, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – a government agency promoting competition while protecting and educating consumers – announced it had finalized settlements with five companies over allegations they falsely claimed certification under EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework that enables companies to transfer consumer data…