Yesterday, Virginia became the second state after California to pass a comprehensive privacy law when Governor Ralph Northam signed the Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA). The CDPA contains many elements found in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other proposed privacy frameworks, as well as a number of new requirements for businesses. Please see our Client Alert published today for more information.
About Michael Young
Michael Young is counsel with Alston & Birds’ Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy Team. Michael focuses his practice on data privacy advising and technology transactions.
About Dorian Simmons
Dorian Simmons is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Technology & Privacy Group and Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy Team. Dorian focuses his practice on technology transactions and data privacy issues. He assists clients with technology contracting and procurement, and privacy and data security-related matters.