The recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the "CCPA") is set to create a significant new compliance burden for most businesses that collect personal information about California residents.
The CCPA's passage comes at a time when many US companies with international operations are still dealing with the significant compliance burden associated with the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") and, despite some similarities, the CCPA will place additional burdens on businesses that are subject to both regimes. We carefully analyze the new obligations imposed by the CCPA on covered businesses. Read the full article here.
For many multinational businesses, understanding both the similarities and the differences between the CCPA and the GDPR will be a key component to efficiently managing compliance across both regimes. See our comparison of certain key provisions here.
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