The Florida Legislature May Pass The Most Onerous Privacy Law In The United States: What Every Business Needs to Know

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March 25, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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If it becomes law, the Florida Consumer Protection Act (FCPA) will be most onerous and comprehensive privacy law in the United States. The FCPA will apply to companies that generate more than $25 million in annual revenue, and companies that collect or maintain personal information (defined broadly) about more than 50,000 Florida residents. The law will impose hundreds of thousands of dollars in compliance costs on small and medium businesses, while also creating a private right of action that would allow plaintiffs’ lawyers to sue for millions of dollars in damages and attorney’s fees.  It is moving through the state legislature quickly. This webinar will provide an explanation of the law, discuss the real-world implications for Florida businesses, and identify what you can do to minimize the law’s impact.


Al Saikali

Chair of the Privacy and Data Security Practice at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Al is the only Florida lawyer ranked by Chambers USA as a nationwide leader in Privacy and Data Security Law. He has represented hundreds of clients in privacy and cybersecurity legal matters

Kevin D. Johnson

Shareholder with Johnson Jackson, PLLC and is an employment law defense attorney.

Samantha Padgett

General Counsel for the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association


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March 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm