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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