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Posts tagged as “state regulation”

Massachusetts AG Provides Guidance on Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Existing State Laws

The Massachusetts Office of Attorney General (“AGO”) recently issued an Advisory on the development, supply, and use of artificial intelligence (“AI”).  The Advisory provides guidance in the context of the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act,[1] Anti-Discrimination Law,[2] Data Security Law,[3] and associated regulations.

New Hampshire Enacts Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu on March 6 signed into law Senate Bill 255, making New Hampshire the 14th state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law, following California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut,  Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, Texas, Oregon,  Delaware, and New Jersey.  The law will go into effect Jan. 1, 2025.

NJ Appellate Division Holds Debt Purchaser Not Liable Under NJ Consumer Fraud Act for Failing to Obtain State License

A recent decision from the New Jersey Appellate Division comes as welcome relief for purchasers of defaulted debt. The decision, Woo-Padva v. Midland Funding LLC, concerns the New Jersey Consumer Finance Licensing Act (CFLA), and whether a debt buyer who failed to have such a license could be liable under the state’s consumer protection law.