October 18, 2018

KYL Shareholder Stacey Garrett analyzes the implications of California’s new consumer privacy law and offers five practical business solutions

Digital San Francisco.

California sent shock waves around the world in June 2018 when lawmakers unanimously approved the California Consumer Privacy Act.  The new California privacy law is the toughest, most consumer-friendly privacy regulation in the United States.  Although businesses with an international presence will recognize some similarities between the new California law and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses with a strictly domestic footprint are likely to be surprised by the reach of the new law and the powerful rights it bestows on consumers.  This article offers five practical business solutions, and explores whether nationwide harmony may be in sight as Congress begins to consider whether federal lawmakers should enact a comprehensive nationwide consumer privacy law.  Find the full article published on Lawdragon.com here.