California Privacy Rights Act

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

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation.  Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Federal Court Reaffirms State Privacy Law Not a Shield From Discovery In Federal Litigation Concerning Theft of Client Database

As readers of CPW know, although the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) and other state statutes provides California residents additional privacy protections there are limits on the laws’ scope.  This includes as was the case here and, consistent with prior rulings, that a defendant may not rely on the CCPA and other state privacy laws

CPW’s Rosa Barcelo and Kristin Bryan will be speaking at two International Association of Privacy Professional (“IAPP”) engagements.

On November 17th, Rosa will be a moderator at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2021 conference in Brussels on Nov. 17-18.  Alongside a panel of industry thought leaders, Rosa will moderate a session titled, “Privacy and

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 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.

Sonic Data Privacy MDL Headed to Trial? Court Denies Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment | Consumer Privacy World

Federal Court Holds Defendant’s

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

On Wednesday, September 22 at 4 pm EST CPW’s Alan Friel, Kristin Bryan and Kyle Fath will present, with moderator Scott Kane,  an update on current US consumer privacy laws including: the new proposed Ohio Law; how to manage an information governance program; and trends in data security and breach litigation.  We will close the

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.

In re FDCPA Mailing Vendor Cases: The Eastern District of New York Takes On-and Cuts Off-The Explosion of Increasingly Novel Theories 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