The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is arguably the most expansive piece of privacy legislation in U.S. history. It imposes a number of obligations on covered businesses, including a duty to disclose the categories of personal information (PI) they collect, sell, or share about California consumers, and gives those consumers a right to opt out of the sale of their PI, a right to the deletion of their PI, and the right to receive a copy of the “specific pieces” of PI. Further raising the stakes, the Act also permits Californians to sue when their personal information is accessed, exfiltrated, or stolen as a result of a covered entity’s failure to maintain reasonable security procedures. Our team has been closely monitoring all developments related to the Act, and we have written and presented extensively on the topic to help companies identify gaps and implement compliance measures. We will continue to do so – and report our findings here – leading up to the Act’s January 1, 2020 effective date.

Upcoming Events:
Several of our Privacy + Data Security lawyers are out on the road to speak on developments related to the CCPA. We’re answering burning CCPA questions in cities across the country at the following events:

If you are interested in attending any of our upcoming CCPA events listed above, please contact Chenile Clark at

Public Forums on CCPA

MoFo’s team brings you key takeaways from each of the California AG’s public forums on the CCPA.


MoFo CCPA Workshop in San Francisco

Join partners Chris Lyon, Julie O’Neill, and Purvi Patel for an interactive workshop where guests can exchange ideas and lessons learned on the road to CCPA readiness.


MoFo’s CCPA Placemat

Download our “placemat,” a convenient resource outlining key definitions and obligations.


Privacy Across the Atlantic: Comparing EU GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

View our latest webinar to learn which GDPR compliance measures can be leveraged as you develop a CCPA compliance program. 


Expert Q&A: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Download this three-page reference guide for key obligations the Act imposes, as outlined by MoFo’s California Consumer Privacy Act experts.


Client Alert
Less is Less: California Legislature Amends Limited Aspects of California Consumer Privacy Act

How will recently-adopted amendments impact companies’ compliance obligations?


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