Chamber of Commerce News

Business Asks Government to Act to Avert ‘Devastating’ Hit

WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest business organization is asking government leaders to act rapidly to help companies have access to cash and avert a “potentially devastating” hit to the economy as the coronavirus pandemic forces closures and quarantines worldwide. In …

Chamber Study Concludes Privacy Lawsuits Benefit Attorneys More than Consumers

Statutes allowing plaintiff lawyers to enforce privacy laws through private rights of action are clogging courts and provide no real benefit to consumers, a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) claims. By contrast, privacy-related …

Plaintiffs’ Lawyers’ Online Marketing Tactics Examined in New Study

A study of how plaintiffs’ lawyers market their services online reveals some of the most sophisticated, high-dollar tactics of any commercial industry. The first-of-its kind study, The Plaintiffs’ Bar Goes Digital, An Analysis of the Digital Marketing Efforts of Plaintiffs’ …