Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA)

On Tuesday, April 5, CPW’s Alan Friel joined forces with Rebecca Perry, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Exterro, to share their expertise during the “Preparing for 2023 – Tools and Tips to Be Ready for New US Privacy Laws” webinar hosted by Global Data Review.

During this one-hour long virtual session, the duo discussed

CPW is proud to share with its readers that Global Data Review, a leading data law and regulation publication, has ranked Squire Patton Boggs among 25 Elite firms in its 2022 edition of the GDR 100.  GDR identifies and profiles the world’s leading law firms.  GDR notes that firms with the Elite designation in

2021 has been a busy year in the realm of data privacy, security and innovation.  The CPW team has covered key developments in real time to keep its readers informed every step of the way.  Below are CPW’s Top Ten Posts for 2021.

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Updates: California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”)

Last month, we reported on the California Privacy Protection Agency’s (“CPPA”) engagement of an Executive Director and its proposal for a rulemaking framework. The CPPA’s efforts are assisted by provisions of Assembly Bill 694 (“AB 694”), which California Governor Gavin Newsom signed last month. AB694 includes changes to California’s consumer privacy law and clarifies the CPPA’s rulemaking process. You can find the changes here.
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A little noticed provision of new consumer privacy laws in California and Virginia, effective January 2023, is the need for detailed data retention schedules and defensible destruction programs. Partner Alan Friel and Counsel Kyle Fath joined data management professionals on a recent panel at the International Association of Privacy Processional’s annual summit to explain these new requirements and how to prepare for them.  You can watch the recording for free here: Trim Costs, Reduce Risks and Improve Compliance: Data Retention the Right Way

Keep reading for tips on how to develop and implement a data retention program by Kyle Fath and Exterro’s Rebecca Perry.
Continue Reading Robust Data Retention Programs Required By New Laws