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Data Breach Notification Act effective as of June 1, 2018

Data Breach Notification Act effective as of June 1, 2018

Today, Alabama becomes the 50th state in the nation to require data breach notification. Alabama’s Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 requires notification to any affected individual when a business determines breached data could cause substantial harm to the consumer….

Alberto prompts state of emergency in Alabama

Alberto prompts state of emergency in Alabama

Beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday, May 27, Alabama will be under a state of emergency related to Subtropical Storm Alberto. The emergency proclamation prohibits price gouging and eases transportation restrictions for the movement of emergency supplies. The counties included are Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour,…

Retail Report: 2018 Regular Session Summary

Retail Report: 2018 Regular Session Summary

In its 2018 regular session, the Alabama Legislature again revised the state’s voluntary use tax program to further level the playing field between brick-and-mortar and online-only retailers. Stay tuned for more on April 17, when the U.S. Supreme Court delves…