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 event:

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



Resource
CCPA: One Step Closer to Excluding Employee Data

California is now one step closer to excluding information relating to employees from the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).


 

Event
CCPA: California Assembly Passes Additional Bills to Amend the CCPA

The California Senate now has until September 13, 2019 to consider and potentially pass an additional six bills prior to the conclusion of the Legislature’s 2019 term.


 

Resource
CCPA Amendments: What Do They Say and Where Do They Stand?

A crop of proposed amendments signal that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) may not have yet taken its final form.


 

Event
Cracking the CCPA Code: Complying in the Midst of Its Ambiguities, Hidden “Gotchas,” and Misunderstood Provisions

Download this presentation to find answers on burning CCPA questions, myths, and nuances, and learn how to address the Act’s ambiguities and challenges, as outlined by MoFo’s Kristen Mathews and Miriam Wugmeister.


 

Event
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.


 

Resource
MoFo’s CCPA Placemat

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


 

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