California Privacy Protection Agency

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

New York Biometric Law Goes into Effect Next Month: Alan Friel and Niloufar Massachi Tell Businesses What They Need to Know |

Readers of CPW are invited to join a complimentary webinar on June 28 at 12 pm EST with CPW’s Alan Friel and Glenn Brown as part of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP’s next monthly Venture Law Meetup Webinar. Partner Tom Reems will moderate a discussion between partners Alan Friel and Glenn Brown entitled “Why Data

As CPW’s Alan Friel and Lydia de la Torre explain at CPW’s sister blog Security & Privacy Bytes, “[i]nformational privacy is a hot topic” and [d]ata is a valuable, but challenging asset.”  They caution that “[o]rganizations can only meaningfully protect, and effectively make the most of, their digital assets if they know what data they

As covered in greater detail on SPB, data retention is poised to become a hot button topics for legal, compliance, and privacy professionals in 2021.  A combination of regulatory factors, including litigation and enforcement risk of over-retention of data and explicit data retention and purpose limitation provisions in privacy regulations, have driven this issue to

In a must-read, CPW’s Glenn Brown provides a detailed breakdown of the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “CDPA”) and how it stacks up relative to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), which amends and will essentially replace the CCPA on 1 January 2023, and the EU

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

2021 CCPA Q1 Litigation Report: 35+ Cases Filed, Unsurprising Trend of Data Event Class Actions | Consumer Privacy World

State Privacy Law

Readers of CPW know that our very own Lydia de la Torre has been selected to be an inaugural board member of the new California Privacy Protection Agency.   Listen to what Lydia and Alan Friel, Deputy Chair of SPB’s Data Privacy group have to say in a must-listen to podcast.  They discuss the history

Today the CPW team expanded with a three-lawyer, bi-coastal team from BakerHostetler, based in the firm’s Los Angeles, New York and Miami offices.  Their arrival comes on the heel of the firm welcoming Alan L. Friel as Deputy Chair of the Data Practice from BakerHostetler.

The new team comprises: counsel Kyle R. Fath (New York);

Just this week Virginia joined California as being one of the few states where consumers have a “right to delete” under applicable state privacy laws.  This loosely follows the approach in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) that also contains a right to delete which is quite broad (“right to obtain . . .