Below is a piece I put together with Dayle Duran, CIPP/US, a contributing DMC Law blog author, as a brief guide to key aspects of the CCPA. Of course, the CCPA is a complex set of rules and requirements, so this post is intended only to be a very basic and high-level overview of important […]
Earlier this week, more than 30 businesses sent a letter to California’s Attorney General requesting a temporary deferral in enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) until January 1, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of final regulations. CCPA enforcement is set to begin on July 1, 2020. But regulations directing the implementation of the CCPA remain incomplete and continue to change substantively. The regulations are not likely to be finalized for several weeks, which, under normal conditions, would leave businesses scrambling to comply before the enforcement deadline. But there is nothing normal about current conditions.
The proposed modifications provide much-needed clarity to covered businesses in advance of the enforcement deadline and show that the AG seriously considered the comments and feedback it received. This post offers a very brief summary of some of the notable changes.