Joe Patrice writes:
At least clients are putting up a brave front.
When asked about new regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act, 68 percent of in-house legal department respondents are either “not concerned” or only “somewhat concerned.” That’s a good indication that corporate counsel have a great plan for this stuff, right? Well, in the same survey, when asked “do you feel concerned about your organization’s ability to meet all aspects of the new privacy requirements?” 69 percent were “concerned” or “very concerned” with an additional 25 percent “somewhat concerned.” And 84 percent “have no clearly defined processes to meet new and emerging privacy regulations.” Maybe this is like the football coach telling the team they have everything they need to win and then turning around and telling the press that the other team presents a real challenge. Still, that’s probably not how to run a legal department.
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