Some 18 months on from the failed American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA), there is another proposed federal privacy law. House and Senate committee leads released a new proposal for the bipartisan American Privacy Records Act (APRA) on April 7. There is a lot of discussion around this bill, which is subject to change

On February 28 President Biden issued an Executive Order “to protect Americans’ sensitive personal data from exploitation by countries of concern.” (EO 14117, “Preventing Access to Americans’ Bulk Sensitive Personal Data by Countries of Concern.”)

On March 5 the National Security Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking

Greenberg Traurig Data Privacy & Cybersecurity attorneys Gretchen Ramos, Darren Abernethy, and Zachary Schapiro will present the CLE webinar, “U.S. Consumer Health Data Privacy Laws in 2024: Washington’s My Health My Data Act and Related State and Federal Developments,” Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. State legislatures and the Federal Trade Commission have begun

  1. Cybersecurity Rules by the SEC and the EU – Both the Security and Exchange Commission’s public company cybersecurity disclosure and breach notification rules as well as the implementation of the EU NIS 2 Directive will drive increased focus from management and the board on cybersecurity risks, preventive measures, and incident response. Expect to see another

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Most modern state privacy laws attempt to carve out organizations that process de minimis amounts of personal information, or whose business activities do not monetize data. While the specific thresholds differ between states, many of the new statutes only apply to organizations that control or process personal information relating to at least 100,000

Following on the heels of a California Superior Court’s last minute ruling that stayed enforcement of the revised California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations, as previously discussed on this blog, California’s data privacy regulators have responded in ways that confirm they are more committed than ever to holding businesses accountable for alleged violations

On June 6, 2023, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law SB 262, which grants Florida consumers certain rights relating to the processing of their personal data by businesses. Parts of SB 262 will come into effect in 2023.

This blog post aims to interpret the types of entities and individuals that will be

On April 27, 2023, Washington’s Governor signed Washington’s My Health, My Data Act (“WMHMDA” or “Act”). Starting March 31, 2024, most entities subject to the Act will have certain obligations towards consumer health data,[1] including providing consumers with the right to access their information, withdraw their consent to certain processing, and request the deletion

On April 27, 2023, Washington’s Governor signed Washington’s My Health, My Data Act (“WMHMDA” or “Act”). Beginning March 31, 2024, most entities subject to the Act will have certain obligations towards consumer health data,[1] including providing consumers with the right to access their information, withdraw their consent to certain processing, and request the deletion

It is important to always confirm and understand all the various requirements of laws applicable to the sensitive personal information being processed.
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