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CCPA’s Applicability

The California  Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), the most expansive state privacy law in US history, will take effect on January 1, 2020. Our team will share with readers a series of alerts on the major elements of the CCPA. The first in the series – The California Consumer Privacy Act Series – Part 1: Applicability – … Continue Reading

Will the CCPA be the New TCPA for Plaintiffs?

Last year, the California legislature enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”), which imposes key data privacy requirements on businesses collecting or storing data about California residents.  The CCPA provides for civil penalties imposed by the California Attorney General (“AG”) and creates a private right of action for those residents impacted by a data … Continue Reading

Did You Miss Our Recent CCPA webinar? Understanding and Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act

We have scheduled a make-up session with CLE for June 4, 2019 at 3p EST. Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will impose burdensome GDPR-like transparency and individual rights requirements on almost every company that handles “personal information” regarding California residents, regardless of where the business is based. The Act will … Continue Reading

Join Us– Webinar: Understanding and Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act

Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will impose burdensome GDPR-like transparency and individual rights requirements on almost every company that handles “personal information” regarding California residents, regardless of where the business is based. The Act will impact information regarding not only consumers, but also employees and business contacts. Join us for … Continue Reading

Senators and Witnesses Debate a Federal Data Privacy Framework in the United States

On February 27, 2019, the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing to examine what Congress should do to address risks to consumers and implement data protections for all Americans. The hearing was titled “Policy Principles for a Federal Data Privacy Framework.” It focused on six topics, including: (1) federal preemption; (2) privacy values; (3) corporate … Continue Reading

California State Assembly Hearing on the California Consumer Protection Act Illustrates the Need for Further Clarity and Amendments

On February 20, 2019, members of California’s Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee (“Committee”) held a hearing at the State Assembly to review concerns from various stakeholders regarding California’s Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”). In particular, how the law should be amended prior to its 2020 effective date. Indeed, in its present formulation, the CCPA has given … Continue Reading

California to Hold Public Forums on California Consumer Privacy Act as Part of Rulemaking Process

California’s Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) which was signed into law in June 2018 will take effect on January 1, 2020. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced that the California Department of Justice has organized six public forums throughout the State that will provide those impacted by the new law an opportunity to … Continue Reading
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