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JUST A REMINDER: Refresh Your Standard Contractual Clauses!!

European Union, USA - November 29 2022 If you haven’t already got December 27th on your calendar, it’s the deadline for updating your documentation for transfers of personal data from the…

Google Pays Record Privacy Settlement as Lawsuits are Expected to Rise

USA - November 22 2022 In what is considered the largest privacy-related settlement in history, Google will pay $391.5 million to 40 states to settle an investigation by 40…

SEC Adopts Amendments Requiring Electronic Filing of Forms 144

USA - November 2 2022 On June 2, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced the adoption of its 2021 proposed amendments regarding the mode of…

California Privacy Rights Act: Key Compliance Tasks for Employers

USA - October 17 2022 The so-called “HR exemption” taking employee and applicant personal information out of the control of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is…

EU Personal Data Transfers Deadline: New SCCs must be put in place by December 27, 2022

European Union, USA - October 5 2022 Many organizations uses the European Union’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) to govern their transfers of personal data from the European Economic…

The Sun is About to Set on Temporary CCPA/CPRA Exemptions: Employers Get Ready

USA - September 14 2022 If you’ve relied on the temporary “exemption” for employee/applicant and business-to-business (B2B) personal information under the California Consumer…

California Assembly Passes Sweeping Age-Appropriate Privacy Legislation

USA - September 6 2022 California is leading the way on privacy regulation --- again. The California State Assembly has passed AB 2273, which, if approved by the California…

First California AG Enforcement Action Under CCPA - And It’s a Big One

USA - August 24 2022 California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced a major settlement under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and it will cost Sephora, Inc…

“Commercial Surveillance” Questions Take Center Stage at the Federal Trade Commission

USA - August 18 2022 In the spring of 2018 and in the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal, tech CEOs Tim Cook of Apple and Mark Zuckerberg of Meta (fka…

California Privacy Protection Agency Unanimously Opposes the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

USA - August 4 2022 The new California privacy regulatory body, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA), has loudly voiced its opposition to the proposed federal…