GDPR – What are the Model Contract Clauses?

Enacted in May 2018, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) can also impact U.S. businesses. For example, I was recently asked to review “Model Contract Clauses” that my local client received from a company in the EU….

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Washington State Data Privacy Act Fails to Pass

The Washington Privacy Act (SB 5367) (“WPA”), a bill which received 46-1 support in the Washington state Senate, failed to come to a floor vote in the Washington House of Representatives of Representatives before the April 17 deadline for the…

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California Signs Into Law New Privacy Act

On June 28, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  The CCPA had only been introduced in the California Legislature just a few days prior and is a response to a…

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