CCPA

The California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) will host its next public meeting on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11AM PT. Members of the public may attend in person or virtually by following these instructions. CPPA Director Ashkan Soltani will provide an update on the CPPA’s hiring, budget, and rulemaking activities.  Importantly, subcommittees will provide

The California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) places significant power in the hands of the California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA” or “Agency”) to influence the future of privacy regulation in the United States, including—perhaps most importantly—the authority to issue regulations in twenty-two specific, enumerated areas to achieve the broad objective of “further[ing] the purposes of” the

On March 10, 2022, California Attorney General Rob Bonta (Attorney General) published the first official opinion interpreting the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and concluded that the CCPA’s right to know includes a business’ internally generated inferences about a consumer from either internal or external information sources.

Importantly, the opinion clarifies that inferences made from

On April 5 Alan Friel, the Global Co-Chair of Squire Patton Boggs’ Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Digital Assets Practice will present with Rebecca Perry, CIPP/US/G, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Exterro on Preparing for 2023—Tools and Tips to be Ready for New US Privacy Laws.  The event will be hosted by Global Data Review.

On Friday, Feb. 18, California Assemblymember Evan Low (D) introduced two bills (AB 2871 and AB 2891) that propose to extend the CCPA’s HR and B2B data exemptions, one through Dec. 31, 2026 and the other indefinitely. These proposed amendments were introduced just 10 months prior to the main provisions of the California

As previewed in a recent post, the California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) held a public meeting on Thursday, February 17. Notably, the CPPA Board (“the Board”) outlined its authority, explained the authority of the CPPA’s Executive Director, and laid out its nearly year-long going forward plan for rulemaking.  The California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”),

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With a nod to Data Privacy Day (January 28), California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced an enforcement sweep of loyalty programs operated by retail, home improvement, travel, and food service companies.  The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) defines a “financial incentive” as “a program, benefit, or other offering, including payments to consumers, related to the

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On December 9, 2021, Ann LaFrance, SPB Senior Partner and Vice President of the International Institute of Communications (“IIC”), moderated a panel discussion involving U.S. and international stakeholders’ perspectives on privacy and data protection trends and  the value of interoperability in cross-border data transfers at the IIC’s (virtual) annual Telecommunications & Media Forum