California Consumer Privacy Act v. GDPR v. ePrivacy Regulation: What You Need to Know and Do Now!


Data privacy has become an extremely hot topic, and the regulations that address data privacy are not to be taken lightly. This course addresses data privacy regulations and provides a comparison of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the ePrivacy Regulation (EPR). The presenters provide an overview of each regulation, highlighting important key points, and discuss what the regulators are saying about what companies need to do to be compliant. They provide an analysis of many key concepts, including Binding Corporate Rules (BCR), marketing and sales and how companies are using them in a communications context, and enforcement, with a look at some recent decisions and fines that have been levied against companies.


I. All Things Data Privacy
    A. Overview
    B. There's Much to be Covered
    C. GDPR
        1. Territorial Reach, New Obligations and
            Rights, and Harmonization of Data Protection in EU
        2. Accountability and Privacy by Design,
            Consent Standard, and Fines
        3. Important Messages from the Commissioner
        4. Risk Factors and Necessary Actions
    D. California Consumer Privacy Act
        1. Legislative History
        2. New Consumer Rights
        3. Exemptions
        4. New Business Obligations and Practical
   E. Comparison of GDPR, ePrivacy and
        the California Consumer Privacy Act
        1. Blended Privacy Rights
        2. Personal Data
        3. Personal Information
        4. Data Controller and Data Processor
        5. Jurisdictional Reach and California Covered Business
        6. Key Conceptual Similarities and Differences
        7. Data Protection Officer
        8. Marketing and Communications
        9. Enforcement
    G. Final Takeaways

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Speakers / Authors:

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Rafi Azim-Khan

Rafi Azim-Khan is Partner in the London and Silicon Valley offices of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.  He is the leader of Pillsbury’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice in Europe and global Marketing Law team. He advises clients, from the world’s largest companies to startups, on entry to new markets, marketing and launch of new technology/products and EU and international IP/IT, data privacy, cybersecurity, regulatory and commercial matters. He regularly deals with competitor and regulator challenges. Sector experience includes IT, media, FMCG, food, health care, travel, automotive and defense. Clients advised include GE, GM, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Aston Martin, Freeserve, Motorola, British Bankers’ Association, Coca-Cola, Cadbury Schweppes, Shell, Virgin, British Airways, Energizer and Starbucks.

Mr. Azim-Khan has been highly ranked by Chambers and Legal 500 for 20+ years for e-commerce, data and marketing law (including as Tier 1 and Hall of Fame). Rafi is Chair of the Ad Law Group. He is also listed in Who’s Who Data.

Mr. Azim-Khan received his LL.B (Hons) from Queen Mary College, University of London in 1990 and graduated from The College of Law, London in 1991.

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Catherine Meyer

Catherine Meyer is Senior Counsel in the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Her practice includes advising individuals and businesses on financial privacy rights and compliance; protecting customers’ privacy under state, federal and international statutes and regulations; assisting clients when personal information is compromised or threatened; and responding to data breaches.

Well-versed in regulations regarding the collection, use, sale, transfer and sharing of customer information for commercial purposes, Ms. Meyer regularly counsels on marketing issues applicable to various communications channels and compliance with international privacy directives.

Ms. Meyer is recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as an authority on data protection, privacy and cyber law. Ms. Meyer received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1979, and her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College in 1973.


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Course Code : 775547

Release Date : 05/08/2019

Length : 1hr
Recorded Date : 1/11/2019

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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