Congress or FTC? What about SEC? Where U.S. federal privacy legislation efforts stand in 2023


Could Congress pass comprehensive federal data privacy legislation in 2023? If not, could another government agency step into the breach?

Experts believe there are several possibilities.

At the federal level, the regulation most likely to be enacted in 2023 with an impact on data privacy won’t come from Congress or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) but could instead be contained within a cybersecurity rule under consideration by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), said Vivek Mohan, partner at Gibson Dunn and former senior global privacy law and policy attorney at Apple.

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