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California AG Releases Draft CCPA Regulations and Governor Signs CCPA Amendments Into Law

Just under three months before the January 1, 2020 deadline to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), the California Attorney General (“AG”) released a notice of proposed rulemaking and draft regulations pursuant to the CCPA on October 10, 2019. The next day, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into […]

Closing Bell: California Legislature Passes Numerous CCPA Amendments and Other Privacy Bills on Final Day of 2019 Session

The last day of California’s 2019 legislative session on Sept. 13, 2019 saw a flurry of legislative activity as numerous CCPA amendments passed in the Assembly, after being amended in the Senate, and were sent to the governor for his consideration. The more substantial amendments sought by industry groups—including those […]

Cybersecurity Governance for Maturing Companies

With cyber resilience top of mind for investors, shareholders, regulators and the plaintiffs’ bar, growing organizations can no longer afford to put their cybersecurity efforts on the back burner. Building a cybersecurity program has become an essential element in the growth strategy. But where do you begin? Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy lawyers […]

California Privacy Legislation Update

With the promulgation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), California has continued its role in pushing bleeding edge privacy and data security legislation.  From the first data breach notification law back in 2003, to the first IoT data security law in 2018, it seems that California will […]

Brexit and its Possible Impact on Data Transfers

In its strictest construction, what ‘Brexit’ means is clear, what it entails and what comes next is absolutely not. Therefore, this article will not focus on matters relating to any such future relationship, but rather only on the terms on which the UK may leave the EU and how that […]

The Department of Health and Human Services Issues Guidelines on Cybersecurity

On December 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released the “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” publication (the “Cybersecurity Guidelines”), which provides voluntary cybersecurity practices designed to reduce security risks and improve security for various healthcare organizations. Specifically, the Cybersecurity Guidelines […]

Notes from first CCPA Public Forum in San Francisco

On Tuesday in San Francisco, the California Department of Justice (“DOJ”) held its first of six public forums on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) before a packed room of industry representatives and public citizens. The forums are intended to fulfill the Attorney General’s mandate under CCPA to […]

California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 – Full Text

This post does not reflect amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) enacted on October 11, 2019. Check back for updates or follow this blog. For your ease of reference, we reproduce here a formatted, hyperlinked copy of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), current as of […]

CCPA FAQs Part 2b: CCPA Rights and Other Material Provisions

This post does not reflect amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) enacted on October 11, 2019. Check back for updates or follow this blog. In our third FAQs installment on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA” or the “Act”), we focus on the following: the […]

FAQs on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 – Part 2a: The CCPA Rights

This post does not reflect amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) enacted on October 11, 2019. Check back for updates or follow this blog. In our next two FAQ installments on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CaCPA” or “Act”), we will focus on the individual rights […]