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Ted Claypoole Discusses State Data Privacy Concerns at Womble Bond Dickinson/Association of Corporate Counsel Event in Houston

Aug 23 2019
With the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), California is reaching into the heart of day-to-day data management, retention and use, and spreading its requirements to all national businesses. Other states are considering similar legislation. Soon businesses across all sectors will need to calculate their treatment of data in light of multiple, and possibly conflicting, state requirements.

Proposed US Tax Rules for Cloud Computing Transactions and Digital Downloads – International Implications Are a Reason to Review

Aug 23 2019
On August 9, 2019, the US Treasury Department published proposed regulations for the classification of “cloud transactions” and “transactions involving digital content” under the source of income rules of the Internal Revenue Code. The proposed regulations would amend existing regulations that were introduced in 1998, at a time when retail digital downloads were virtually non-existent and the commercial use of cloud computer technology was still in its early stages.