Thursday, December 30, 2021

FYI: Privacy 2021 > Review of State and Federal Data Privacy Legislation

Despite the national and global events that took center stage in 2021, the upward trend in data privacy legislation at the state level continued and with the addition of the amendments to the Safeguards Rule, 2022 brings new compliance challenges for many businesses and financial institutions.


According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, "[a]t least 38 states introduced more than 160 consumer privacy-related bills in 2021 (compared to 30 states in 2020 and 25 in 2019)."  Many of these bills were limited in scope, relating to, for example, biometric, genetic and geolocation data, data brokers, internet service providers, and more.


Our 2021 Review of State and Federal Data Privacy Legislation addresses:


-  Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Legislation, By the Numbers

-  New State Privacy Laws – Virginia and Colorado

-  Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Safeguards Rule

-  What's In Store for 2022?


Our full article is available at:  Link to Article





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