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Although CCPA has held the spotlight most recently, many other states have either released new or revived old data privacy and protection bills that did not pass during last year’s legislative sessions. In a four-part video series, Global Chair of Data Privacy & Security Brian Hengesbaugh breaks down the need-to-know information for B2B businesses, including what companies could be considering now to prepare.

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Trends in Substance

Part 3: Practical Steps to Prepare

Part 4: What Do Emerging State Privacy Laws Really Mean for B2B Companies?

In the fourth and final installment of our series, Brian covers the types of policies and procedures B2B companies should expect to implement in preparation for these emerging privacy laws.


Brian Hengesbaugh is chair of the Firm's Global Data Privacy and Security Business Unit, a Member of the Firm's Global IP Tech Steering Committee, and a Member of the Firm's Financial Institutions' Group. Brian is listed in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame and was recognized as a Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. He is also listed as a Leading Lawyer for Cyber law (including data protection and privacy) in The Legal 500 and is listed in Chambers. Formerly Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the US Department of Commerce, Brian played a key role in the development and implementation of the US Government’s domestic and international policy in the area of privacy and electronic commerce. In particular, he served on the core team that negotiated the US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Arrangement (Safe Harbor), and earned a Medal Award from the US Department of Commerce for this service. In addition, Brian participated on behalf of the United States in the development of a draft Council of Europe Treaty on Cyber Crime, and in the negotiation of a draft Hague Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition of Foreign Judgments. Brian has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, CNET, Slate Magazine, Compliance Weekly, BNA Bloomberg, PCWorld and other news publications on global privacy and security issues.