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ABA Hosts CCPA Webinar

On December 4, 2019, Squire Patton Boggs partner, Elliot Golding and colleagues Joanne Charles (Microsoft) and Courtney Manzel (Volkswagen Group of America) will present a webinar – The Final California Consumer Privacy Act: What Are Your Obligations?  The webinar will address: Scope and applicability (e.g., what companies, data and processes will be impacted); Key requirements … Continue Reading

I’m a Financial Institution – What Do I Need to Do Under the CCPA?

This post is part of our series highlighting key compliance issues under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). For a broader look at the CCPA, please see prior posts from members of our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity  regarding applicability, gap assessments, and the recent amendments. Stay tuned for further posts in this series. Introduction Since the … Continue Reading

Proposed CCPA Regulations: Initial Overview and Highlights

On October 10, 2019, the California Attorney General (California AG) issued the long-awaited California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Regulations (Proposed Regulations), along with an Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) explaining the Proposed Regulations. These Proposed Regulations not only fill in statutory gaps, but also create several substantive new requirements. Companies may submit comments through December … Continue Reading

I’m an Employer – What Do I Need to Do under CCPA?

Welcome to our post highlighting key compliance issues under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). For a broader look at CCPA, please read our prior posts regarding applicability, gap assessments, and the recent amendments, and remember to register for our upcoming webinar covering the final requirements of the law on October 17, 2019. Stay tuned … Continue Reading

Déjà Vu:  New California Ballot Initiative Seeks to Strengthen Data Privacy Further

Even though the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), enacted in June 2018, radically transformed data privacy regulation in the US, it appears that some privacy advocates in California are seeking to strengthen consumers’ data privacy rights even further.  Californians for Consumers Privacy, the group behind the ballot initiative that led to the CCPA, announced this … Continue Reading

Webinar: The Final California Consumer Privacy Act – What Are Your Obligations?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect on January 1, 2020. The California legislature passed a number of amendments on September 13, 2019, that alter the law in important ways. These amendments are now being reviewed by the governor and will be finalized by October 13, 2019. Join our webinar just a few days later, … Continue Reading

CCPA 2019 Amendments: Do They Provide the Clarity Businesses Need?

This is Squire Patton Boggs’ Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group’s second post regarding the recent amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect January 1, 2020. Our earlier post covering the CCPA amendment requiring data brokers to register with the California Attorney General, is available here. Please also read our prior posts … Continue Reading

CCPA and California’s New Registration Requirement

The California legislature made several amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) last Friday, September 13, 2019.  This post focuses on the enactment of Assembly Bill No. 1202, which requires certain businesses that sell consumers’ personal information, as defined under the CCPA, to register as data brokers with the California Attorney General.  For more … Continue Reading

Nevada’s New Privacy Law Will Go Into Effect Next Month: Are You Ready?

The Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (NPICICA) applies to operators of commercial websites and online services. NPICICA was amended in June 2019 through SB-220 to include a requirement to allow consumers to opt-out of certain data disclosures (“Sales”). This new law was inspired by the advent of the most … Continue Reading

CCPA and Gap Assessments

With the CCPA’s January 1, 2020 compliance date rapidly approaching, organizations subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) should conduct a gap assessment to determine what they need to accomplish in the next three months.  Our second client alert in our California Consumer Privacy Act Series – Part 2: Gap Assessments provides further insight … Continue Reading

CCPA: Where Does it Stand Today?

In July, Squire Patton Boggs partner Petrina H. McDaniel and associate Keshia Lipscomb outlined several of the pending amendments expected to impact the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) in an article with Bloomberg Law.  Shortly after, the California Senate Judiciary Committee held a nearly 12-hour hearing on Tuesday, July 9th just before … Continue Reading

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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