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Erin Locker

Thursday Sept 15: KO Hosts Data Privacy Education Event Image

Thursday Sept 15: KO Hosts Data Privacy Education Event

State legislatures across the country have been proposing and enacting comprehensive privacy bills that will begin to take effect on January 1, 2023. Without a doubt, 2023 is guaranteed to be a foundational year for privacy compliance. Register to Attend In Person or Online Thursday, Sept. 15 1-5 p.m. MT followed by…

KO Helps Tilting Point Expand into Kids Entertainment with Acquisition of Budge Studios Image

KO Helps Tilting Point Expand into Kids Entertainment with Acquisition of Budge Studios

Budge Studio’s app portfolio includes titles featuring leading brands like Barbie, Paw Patrol, Transformers, Hot Wheels and more Tilting Point, a leading free-to-play games publisher and KO client, has acquired Budge Studios. The KO team, led by partner Jon Taylor, represented Tilting Point in the acquisition. Budge Studios is one…

Preparing for a Data Breach: Five steps companies can take now to help prepare for security incidents and cyber events before they happen Image

Preparing for a Data Breach: Five steps companies can take now to help prepare for security incidents and cyber events before they happen

As the holiday season approaches, regulators and law enforcement continue to remind companies that cyber events are on the rise. Holidays and weekends, when offices are closed and employees are on break, can make businesses more susceptible to cyber attacks, including ransomware, phishing scams, data theft, DDoS attacks, and more.…

Privacy Law Roundup: Supreme Court Weighs in on TCPA, U.S. Privacy Legislation Updates Image

Privacy Law Roundup: Supreme Court Weighs in on TCPA, U.S. Privacy Legislation Updates

In this privacy law roundup: Supreme Court limits scope of the TCPA in in Facebook v. Duguid Decision Virginia passes the Consumer Data Protection Act, California appoints CPPA board members On the horizon: Multiple states and federal legislators consider new privacy legislation Supreme Court limits application of the TCPA Decision…

CJEU Invalidates the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Image

CJEU Invalidates the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) released its opinion in the “Schrems II” case and invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as a method for transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States. In the same opinion, the CJEU upheld…

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Will Change the Privacy Landscape Again If Approved in November Image

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Will Change the Privacy Landscape Again If Approved in November

On June 24, 2020, it was announced that the California Privacy Rights Act (the “CPRA”) garnered enough signatures to appear on the November 3, 2020 California ballot. The CPRA would amend the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”). Because of its significant expansion of the CCPA obligations, the…

Webinar Replay: CCPA Requirements for July 1 Enforcement Image

Webinar Replay: CCPA Requirements for July 1 Enforcement

In this webinar, KO data privacy experts Chris Achatz and Erin Locker shared key insights on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA Requirements) and what businesses should know now. Highlights include: Who must comply with CCPA and what must be done to comply Enforcement and penalties Top 10 regulation takeaways…