California Privacy Protection Agency

The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) Board, created by the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), has been busy of late. As we recently reported, the CCPA has hired renowned privacy technologist Ashkan Soltani as its new Executive Director to lead the agency. Meanwhile, the agency’s committees have been hard at work. The Regulations Subcommittee has 

On Friday, October 15 readers of CPW are invited to join CPW’s Alan Friel from Squire Patton Boggs and Ankura experts David Manek and Colleen Yushchak as they discuss key themes from California attorney general’s examples of CCPA non-compliance.  Please join for their insights, which will include essential CCPA compliance tools at TrustWeek OneTrust User

In a significant ruling, the Northern District of California recently denied in part a defendant’s motion to dismiss a complaint alleging violations of various consumer privacy statutes. It found that an affirmative defense of compliance with one privacy statute, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), did not shield defendant from liability for alleged violations of

Since it was enacted just over a year ago, companies have had to deal with the uncertainties surrounding how to interpret the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and the circumstances that might subject them to penalties and fines for violating the CCPA.  As CPW readers are already aware, in an effort to inform the marketplace

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.

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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

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