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Countdown to CCPA: Foley Hoag Podcast Series Number 3

Companies that have already done the work to become GDPR-compliant are a step ahead, but all companies that collect California users’ personal information or just do business in California should check to see whether they are obligated to comply with the CCPA. Foley Hoag’s Privacy & Data Security practice group has more than a decade […]
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CCPA Update: Final Rulemaking Package Submitted to OAL

The California Attorney General has submitted proposed final CCPA regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law. They are substantively the same as the draft rules released for public notice on March 11, but the AG’s responses to comments and Final Statements of Reasons provide guidance on their position on key ambiguities under the CCPA. […]
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The 3 Biggest Mistakes Companies Are Making with the CCPA

Rebecca Perry of Exterro identifies three primary obstacles that companies are running into as they prepare to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act. She suggests some mistakes that general counsel and chief legal officers can correct to tighten up cross-departmental processes to help with their compliance efforts: Failing to harmonize the “right to be […]
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NY Dpt. Of Financial Services Issues Guidance Identifying Heightened COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

Citing a “significant increase in cybercrime” during the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued guidance to all New York State regulated...

New York City Cybersecurity Bootcamp Offers Free Introductory Training Courses

Fullstack Cyber Bootcamp, New York City’s cybersecurity bootcamp partner, will offer free introductory courses to people nationwide, providing an opportunity for individuals to explore the cybersecurity industry as a potential career path. The initiative will enable thousands of Americans to participate in nearly 40 hours of introductory cybersecurity training courses for free. Originally scheduled to […]
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California Amends Bill to Extend Exemptions for Employment and Business-to-Business Information under the CCPA

Even as enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act begins, there is uncertainty as to whether and when employment information and business-to-business data will become fully subject to the CCPA.  On Thursday, June 25, the California state Senate amended Assembly Bill 1281 to extend until January 1, 2022 exemptions from the CCPA for certain employment […]
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California Consumer Privacy Act Enforcement Series: Service Providers

Troutman Pepper has identified six areas of enforcement likely to catch the attention of California’s Office of the Attorney General, which arguably holds sole regulatory enforcement authority for the California Consumer Privacy Act. Although organizations that qualify as a “service provider” under the CCPA were relieved that most obligations imposed by the law apply directly […]
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Another One Bites the Dust: Washington Privacy Act Fails to Pass (Again)

On March 12, 2020, the Washington House and Senate were unable to reach consensus on the Washington Privacy Act. The bill’s House version would have provided for a private right of action while the bill’s Senate version would have given sole enforcement authority to the state attorney general. Read the full post at Hunton Andrews […]
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California AG Suggests Additional CCPA Regulations May Be Needed

In the detailed summaries of comments to the final California Consumer Privacy Act regulations, responses from the California Office of the Attorney General indicate that some of the areas and issues flagged in the comments may warrant additional, future regulations. Areas include the scope of the law, clarity in the definition of “sale” and other […]
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Accessibility—The hidden A in the CCPA

In the scramble to come into compliance before the January 1, 2020, deadline, companies may have overlooked a key—and potentially costly—requirement in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Under the draft regulations to the CCPA, businesses are required to ensure that their internal and external notice and privacy policies are reasonably accessible to individuals with […]
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