Gibson Dunn Discusses Consumer Protection Under the Biden Administration

President-elect Biden has signaled that robust consumer protections will be a major focus of his policy agenda in what is anticipated to be a dramatic shift from the deregulatory policies of the Trump administration.  In this article, we preview the incoming administration’s anticipated consumer protection agenda in two areas: data privacy and consumer financial protection.  We also consider what, if any, impact this policy shift is likely to have on state-level enforcement.

Assuming that Republicans retain control of the Senate, and with a divided Congress consumed at least in the short term with negotiations over COVID-19 relief, we expect to … Read more