October 29, 2019 - Financings, Privacy + Data Security

Financial Institutions and the CCPA: What Remains After the Law's Exceptions

Financial services companies subject to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) are treated somewhat differently under the CCPA. However, the CCPA does apply to some personal information that financial institutions handle. Kristen Mathews and Adam Fleisher, attorneys in Morrison & Foerster’s Privacy + Data Security Group, …›

October 23, 2019 - Privacy + Data Security

Cookies: A Coming-of-Age Story

One of the most recent chapters in the ongoing cookies saga has come in the form of a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Planet49 case. The outcome of the case – while pivotal – does not …›

October 15, 2019 - Privacy + Data Security

California AG Issues Long-Awaited CCPA Implementation Regulations

With just over two months until the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) becomes operative, California Attorney General (“AG”) Xavier Becerra has issued draft regulations to guide covered businesses’ implementation of the groundbreaking privacy law. The proposed regulations address several CCPA provisions that …›

October 14, 2019 - Privacy + Data Security

CLOUD Act Compliance: Key Takeaways for U.S. Companies from the U.S.-UK Executive Agreement

A groundbreaking agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom will give rise to a streamlined process for UK law enforcement to request data from U.S. companies, using UK legal process. DOJ views it as an important advance in cooperation between two longstanding …›