High Court Seeks SG Input In Banking Privacy Suit

Law360, New York (March 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the acting solicitor general to weigh in on a case over whether a California law that restricts sharing of customer information among financial institutions is preempted by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The high court on Monday invited acting Solicitor General Gregory G. Garre to file a brief with the court expressing the view of the federal government on whether the FCRA completely preempts the California Financial Information Privacy Act, also known as SB1.

The court is still considering...
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