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Va. Data Privacy Law Poised to Offer 2nd Model for States

Law360

12 Feb 2021

Kristen Mathews spoke to Law360 about the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, a consumer privacy law that would restrict how companies handle personal information.

According to Kristen, implementing the Virginia law without the guidance of attorney general rule making would allow companies to dive right into compliance, rather than having to adjust their efforts each time new draft guidance is released, as many companies found themselves doing in the run-up to the California attorney general’s office finalizing its regulations last year.

“This way, companies would be able to start reading the law and we can start helping clients comply with the law right away,” Kristen said.

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