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The Global Evolution of Data Protection Law - Are You Meeting Your Obligations?

The introduction of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) at the beginning of the year continues a global trend of law-makers introducing new and more stringent rules for companies using individuals’ data.

Whilst CCPA brings data protection into sharper focus for many US businesses, it shouldn’t be disregarded out of hand by businesses outside the US, many of whom are still in the process of adapting to GDPR. Indeed, California is annually ranked between fifth and seventh in terms of global market share. Thus, changes in California law often have an international impact. In fact, CCPA’s introduction is a strong indication for companies that simply aligning with the rules of GDPR may no longer be enough to ensure data protection compliance.

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