Legislation is starting to move off California Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. As we reported in our summary of privacy laws passed out of the 2021 California legislature, one of the key privacy bills sent to the Governor for signature was the Genetic Information Privacy Act. Governor Newsom signed the GIPA yesterday, which will take effect on January 1, 2022.
Cynthia J. Larose is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional-Europe (CIPP-E). She works with clients in various industries to develop comprehensive information security programs on the front end, and provides timely counsel when it becomes necessary to respond to a data breach.