On September 3, 2020, The EU Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (the LIBE Committee), met to discuss the future of future of EU-US personal data flows following the Schrems II decision. In particular, the session was attended by Max Schrems, EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, and Andrea Jelinek (head of […]
On Friday, August 28, the California state legislature passed Assembly Bill 1281 (“AB 1281”), potentially extending until January 1, 2022 the partial exemptions for employment and business-to-business data under the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”). AB 1281 only takes effect if the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (the “CPRA”), an initiative to amend […]
On August 24, 2020, the data protection authority of the German state of Baden-Württemberg (the “DPA”) published guidance (the “Guidance”) on international transfers of personal data following the Schrems II judgment (which we have previously covered here). This represents the first comprehensive guidance by a European privacy supervisor indicating how it intends to enforce the […]
On Friday, August 14, 2020, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the California Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Final CCPA Regulations (the “Regulations”) and filed them with California Secretary of State. The Regulations became effective immediately. The OAL-approved Regulations contain several modifications from prior versions. While many of the changes are purely […]
On August 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the creation of a Data Privacy and Security Division with the AG’s office, and named Sara Cable as Chief of the new division. The new division is intended to protect Massachusetts consumers from increased threats to the privacy and security of their data.