Courtesy of CEB, we are bringing you selected legal developments in areas of California business law that are covered by CEB’s publications. This month’s feature is from the February 2019 update to Advising California Partnerships. References are to the book’s section numbers. The most significant legal developments since the last update include developments in such important topic areas as professional responsibility, federal and state taxation, securities law, and arbitration.
On June 28, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act, which is the broadest and most comprehensive privacy law enacted in the United States. Although the law does not go into effect until January 1, 2020, the law will affect any organization collecting or storing data about California residents. To read a detailed analysis of this new law, subscribe to the Business Law News. Click here.