California Extends Employee and B2B Communication Exemptions under the CCPA until January 2021

California and data privacy continue to make headlines. Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom extended two key exemptions under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) until January 1, 2022: Employee personal information; and Business to business communications. See AB1281. Now, before you pop champagne, it is important to understand how these exemptions apply […]

Cannabis, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy – What should you do right now under the approved CCPA regulations

Where the Legalized Cannabis Industry Stands Today with the CCPA Just this past week, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) for California approved the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CPPA”) regulations, submitted by the state’s Attorney General (“AG”) in June. Those regulations went into effect immediately (more information on the scope & requirements of […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act

California made headlines this year with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.100, et seq.) which officially went into effect on January 1, 2020. Many companies across the United States have been driving towards CCPA compliance, assessing data practices and network infrastructures to determine how and to what extent the […]

Get ready for the coming new wave of ADA Title III lawsuits – thanks to the new update of the CCPA regulations

By Michael Simon, Attorney with XPAN Law Group. Introduction: Here comes the flood? The word started going out from law firms in the last few weeks: there was likely going to be a new wave of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III (on public accomodations) coming as a result of the most recent update […]

2020 is Here and Data Subjects Are Ready To Execute Their Rights Under the CCPA

By Antonia M. Dumas, Esq., Associate at XPAN Law Group, LLC  It has begun – consumers (data subjects) are looking at the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) as one of the channels to file suit against companies for failure to meet data privacy and security requirements. (A full copy of the CCPA can be found […]

Jordan L. Fischer, Esquire is admitted to practice law in the State of California

XPAN Law Group, LLC is proud to announce that co-founder & managing partner, Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., was admitted to practice law in the State of California.  “I am excited to provide a new opportunity for XPAN Law Group and our clients to become involved in the privacy and security conversation within California,” explains Jordan. […]