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Blackstone Transfer of Genetic Information Illinois GIPA Complaint

July 8, 2021

The Blackstone Group, Inc. acquired Ancestry.com DNA, LLC, a genetic testing company, in 2020. The complaint alleges that this involved “the illegal transfer of thousands if not millions of individuals’ genetic information to [Blackstone], a multi-billion-dollar private equity firm…” The law cited is Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA), an Illinois state law that the complaint alleges is meant to prevent disclosure of … immutable genetic information to unauthorized third[ ]parties without … written consent.

Case Event File: Blackstone Transfer of Genetic Information Illinois GIPA Complaint

Related to: Blackstone Transfer of Genetic Information Illinois GIPA Class Action