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Privacy for All and Employees Excluded: Amendments to the CCPA That Have...

When first introduced on February 22, 2019, AB 1760 aimed to merely fix a few typographical errors in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”).  However, when AB 1760 was first amended...

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New York, Model Cybersecurity Law Influence Other States

In March 2017, New York’s path breaking cybersecurity law for financial services companies went into effect. Influenced by the New York law (“New York Part 500”), the National Association of Insurance...

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FashionID: Another Significant ECJ Case with Potential Impacts Across the...

On July 29, 2019, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) issued its decision in the case of FashionID GmbH & Co. KG v. Verbraucherzentrale NRW.  The ECJ found that websites that integrate Facebook...

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California Passes Several Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California legislature passed several amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1798.100 to 1798.190) (the “CCPA”) on September 13, 2019. (See our previous blog...

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High Profile Settlements, Strengthened Data Security Orders, and COPPA: The...

Each year the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC” or “Commission”) publishes a report on its activities with respect to consumer privacy and data security during the prior year.  On February 25, 2020,...

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California Attorney General Issues Second Round of Modifications to CCPA...

At approximately 6:00 p.m. today, March 11, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a second round of modifications to the draft regulations his office is preparing for the...

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New York Financial Regulator Requires COVID-19 Risk Assessment, Operational...

Last week the New York Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) issued letters to all its licensed financial institutions. Based on these letters (available here and here), all Department...

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In Response to Covid-19, NYDFS Delays while CA AG Declines to Change CCPA Timing

According to a report from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the California Attorney General has confirmed that enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will not...

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Cyber Hygiene and Cyber Threats in the Age of COVID-19

The shift to remote work in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses cybersecurity and information technology risks to companies, particularly due to an expanded work-from-home...

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German DPA Publishes Schrems II Transfer Compliance Checklist and Suggested...

On August 24, 2020, the data protection authority of the German state of Baden-Württemberg (the “DPA”) published guidance (the “Guidance”) on international transfers of personal data following the...

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