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CPRA Proponents Submit Over 900,000 Signatures for Ballot Initiative

On Monday, May 4, 2020, Californians for Consumer Privacy – the organization behind the ballot initiative that was the genesis of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) – announced that it is submitting signatures to qualify the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) for the November 2020 ballot. According to the announcement, “well over … Continue Reading

Complimentary Webinar – How to Prepare and Conduct an Internal Privacy Audit

It is good practice for companies to audit their privacy processes to ensure regulatory compliance as well as detect potential weaknesses and gaps. Left unchecked, lack of compliance and gaps can result in fines and worse, data breaches. Join partner Annette Demmel and associate Mareike Lucht, of our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, for a … Continue Reading

Polish Supervisory Authority Publishes a Proposed “Black List” Recommendation on Processing Activities That Require a DPIA

One of the new obligations introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is to prepare a data protection impact assessment (DPIA) for certain types of processing operations – i.e., those which are likely to result in a high risk. To put it simply, a DPIA is a process for building and demonstrating compliance with the … Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Bill Vetoed in Georgia

On May 8, Georgia governor Nathan Deal vetoed Senate Bill 315, a proposed cybersecurity law imposing penalties of up to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine for “unauthorized computer access.”  In his veto, Governor Deal expressly cited concerns with the “national security implications” of the bill.  He noted the it could “inadvertently hinder … Continue Reading
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