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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently issued an alert emphasizing the rights of California consumers under the California Consumer Privacy Act during the COVID-19 pandemic, indicating that the California AG’s office is committed to begin enforcing CCPA violations on July 1, 2020.
Continue Reading California Attorney General Emphasizes CCPA Rights During COVID-19

On April 2, 2020, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP will host a webinar on the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”): The CCPA Is Here—Are You Litigation-Ready? Most companies have now developed a framework for compliance with the CCPA. Having a compliance program in place is critical, and that includes preparing for the inevitable onslaught of class action litigation that is coming.
Continue Reading Hunton Webinar on the California Consumer Privacy Act: Preparation for Class Action Litigation

On February 10, 2020, the California Attorney General issued a slightly revised version of the modified draft regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, having omitted a revision in Section 999.317(g) from the version published on February 7, 2020. The deadline to submit written comments has been extended to February 25, 2020.
Continue Reading BREAKING: The California Attorney General Has Issued a Revised Version of the Modified Draft CCPA Regulations

On November 18, 2019, the ranking members from four Senate Committees¬ (Senator Maria Cantwell (WA) from Commerce, Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA) from Judiciary, Senator Sherrod Brown (OH), and Senator Patty Murray (WA) from Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) released a set of “core principles” for federal privacy legislation.
Continue Reading Senate Democrats Unveil Privacy and Data Protection Framework