Month: May 2019

California’s New Data Protection Law Undergoing Scrutiny Ahead of Effective Date

By Chase Wright, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   Last year, the California legislature enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, to date the most comprehensive data protection law passed in the United States. Commonly referred to as the “CCPA”, the new legislation is California’s response to growing data privacy concerns, particularly due to
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SB 308 Proposes 14-Day Data Breach Notice Requirement for Pennsylvania Businesses

By Thomas S. Markey and Chase J. Wright, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC   In today’s tech-reliant business environment, companies increasingly maintain and store records electronically. With the luxury of going paperless comes the risks surrounding a potential data breach. If such a breach occurs and certain personal information is compromised, all U.S. states require
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