November 4, 2020 - Privacy + Data Security

CPRA Passes: California Voters Approve Proposition 24

As the dust settles on the 2020 election, one result is clear: California voters have approved Proposition 24, and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA) will become law. Pending official certification of the results, the initiative’s “yes” votes outnumber “no” votes by …›

Applying AI and Data Science to the Fight Against COVID-19: The Science and Legal Considerations

Our new Life Sciences MoFo Perspectives podcast is available now. In this episode, several of our Life Sciences Group partners unpack the science, regulatory framework, commercial transactions, and privacy and data security considerations of applying AI and data science to the fight against COVID-19. We …›

October 15, 2020 - Privacy + Data Security

October Surprise: California DOJ Proposes Additional Modifications to CCPA’s Implementing Regulations

Just two months after the final implementing regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) (“the Regulations”) were approved and took effect, California’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued another set of proposed modifications and invited written comments from interested stakeholders. …›

June 9, 2020 - Privacy + Data Security

Recent Decision Compelling Disclosure of Data Breach Incident Response Report Highlights the Importance of Preserving Privilege and Protecting Work Product

In a time when data breaches are on the rise, a recent court ruling serves as a stark warning for companies attempting to shield from disclosure their incident response consultant’s report. The court’s decision compelling the disclosure of a report prepared by Mandiant should …›