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Countdown to the California Consumer Privacy Act, Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law Image

Countdown to the California Consumer Privacy Act, Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law

With less than 45 days until the nation’s most significant data privacy law takes effect on January 1, 2020, the California Attorney General recently released draft CCPA regulations and California recently finalized five amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Companies should be preparing to comply as enforcement will…

KO Data Privacy Expert to Address the Interaction Between AI and Privacy Image

KO Data Privacy Expert to Address the Interaction Between AI and Privacy

On Friday, November 1, KO attorney Chris Achatz will speak at the DU Sturm College of Law Privacy Foundation, exploring how the evolving use of AI impacts all aspects of privacy. Discussions will include ethical issues, the role of human oversight, and impacts of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and…

KO Client Superplastic Raises $10 Million Series A  Image

KO Client Superplastic Raises $10 Million Series A 

Venture Capital News: KO client Superplastic, a designer toy brand, has raised $10 million to launch two of its characters into animated digital media and Instagram stardom. The Series A round was led by Craft Ventures and supported by several other leading venture investors. KO partner Jon Taylor led Superplastic’s financing team…

Via Coloradobiz Mag: Doing Business in California? Key Privacy Act Update Image

Via Coloradobiz Mag: Doing Business in California? Key Privacy Act Update

KO’s privacy attorney and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) Chris Achatz recently authored this ColoradoBiz Magazine article on how to prepare for compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a strict new data privacy law. Learn what the CCPA includes, when it comes into effect and what organizations need to…

California Consumer Privacy Act: What You Need to Know Image

California Consumer Privacy Act: What You Need to Know

The CCPA: Learn what the law is, when you need to start implementing compliance measures, how it applies to businesses outside of California, and what operational documents will help you comply. What is the CCPA? The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is arguably the most significant data privacy law in…

KO Client G1VE Wins Intuit’s 2018 App Showdown Image

KO Client G1VE Wins Intuit’s 2018 App Showdown

November 19, 2018 – KO client G1VE is a unique service enabling businesses to easily donate a percentage of their monthly revenue to worthy charitable causes. G1VE has been integrated into Intuit’s QuickBooks Online accounting platform as an approved app and was recently crowned the winner of the prestigious Intuit…

New Colorado Law Sets Shortest Data Breach Notification Requirements in U.S. Image

New Colorado Law Sets Shortest Data Breach Notification Requirements in U.S.

What you need to know to be ready by Sept. 1, 2018 On May 29, Governor Hickenlooper signed into law House Bill 18-1128, which sets stricter requirements for data breach notifications, reasonable data security, and the disposal of personal information regarding Colorado residents. Under the new law, which takes effect…

KO Expands Data Privacy and Security Practice, Adds Industry Expert Image

KO Expands Data Privacy and Security Practice, Adds Industry Expert

Chris Achatz brings deep industry expertise and GDPR experience to KO’s growing privacy practice DENVER (May 22, 2018) — Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld, & Gaddis, PC (KO) has expanded its data privacy and security practice with the addition of attorney and data privacy expert Chris Achatz. “A growing number of…