On November 4, the Bar Association of San Francisco hosted a virtual panel to discuss the recently enacted California Privacy Rights Act, which made sweeping amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and established the new California Privacy Protection Agency. Speakers included:

• Jennifer Urban, Chair of the California Privacy Protection Agency

• Stacey Schesser, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Consumer Law Section’s Privacy Unit of the Office of the California Attorney General

• Adam Schwartz, senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation

• Jonathan Tam, Attorney, Baker McKenzie

• Jim Dempsey, Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law, Senior Policy Advisor, Program on Geopolitics, Technology and Governance, Stanford Cyber Policy Center

Dempsey moderated the event, and Urban and Schesser clarified that their comments reflected their personal views only. This report focuses on Urban’s and Schesser’s comments, and summarizes some key points that they made relating to the administration and enforcement of the CCPA.

The New California Privacy Protection Agency