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  • Even More Stringent Consumer Privacy Restrictions May Be Imposed on Businesses Operating in California

    By Procopio Associate Nicholas Kawuka It is now official. Come November 2020, Californians will vote on a privacy ballot initiative – the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). With administrative enforcement of the already sweeping California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) barely underway, the proponents of the new ballot measure believe more changes to consumer privacy rights are warranted. Californians for Consumer Privacy, the nonprofit led by CPRA proponent Alastair Mactaggart, bel...

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  • California Passes Landmark Consumer Privacy Law: What You Need to Know Now

    By Procopio Associate Nicholas Kawuka In a significant action that imposes new privacy obligations on California companies while forestalling possibly more onerous requirements from a citizen ballot initiative, on June 28, 2018, the California legislature unanimously passed and Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act. When it becomes effective, this amendment to the California Civil Code will make sweeping changes to California’s privacy laws, impacting ...

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