The US Court of Appeals for the DC circuit has held that the Federal Trade Commission overstepped its authority under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act by trying to force lawyers to send privacy notices to clients, as is the requirement for banks and other financial institutions. See: FTC Can't Regulate Lawyers, Court Rules - Yahoo! News. The NY Bar, a party to the court action, has also issued the following press release: New York State Bar Association Wins Lawsuit Over FTC Enforcement of Gramm-Leach-Bliley Privacy Act; Court Exempts Lawyers From Federal Law - Yahoo! News.