Latham & Watkins Discusses Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act

On March 2, 2021, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed comprehensive state privacy legislation titled the Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA). Previously, the Virginia Senate unanimously passed the bill on February 5, 2021, and the Virginia House of Delegates followed suit in a special legislative session on February 18, 2021. The law will take effect on January 1, 2023. This post addresses some key provisions.CDPA

Scope

The CDPA will apply to businesses that conduct or process personal data of at least 100,000 consumers or businesses that control or process personal data of at least 25,000 consumers and derive over 50% of … Read more