Personal data protection is a fundamental EU right and is not negotiable in trade deals, The European Commission has provided four conditions for international data flows to comply with the GDPR. Yet, there is a “get out of jail free card,” allowing restrictions to be reviewed and accorded "sympathetic" consideration.
U.S. doing an “adequate” job for Privacy Shield but could be doing more to protect the data transfer of EU users, including reform of the FISA regulations.
Estonia takes over presidency of EU and hosts major Digital Single Market conference on free movement of data, touching on data flow and data localization.
India does not have a specific legislation dedicated to data protection and privacy. Presently, the Information Technology Act and the Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information Rules provides to a limited extent data protection and privacy in India.
Macau, as a hub of increasing importance for service providers and international brands, poses specific challenges in data privacy compliance, especially in the transfer to outside of Macau of personal data collected within. In this session, get an understanding of the complex set of requirements and exceptions.
The exit of the United Kingdom from the EU has caused turmoil in world markets and has far reaching consequences for those companies in the European Union doing business with the country – and vice versa. There has also been some uncertainty about how the authorities based in London will be treating data security and…
In our first article on the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 or ‘GDPR’) we focused on the global territorial scope of the new rules and how they could affect businesses based in Asia. In particular, we highlighted how the enhanced rights of data subjects in the EU and the…
On Feb. 2, 2016, representatives of the European Commission and the United States agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flow: the EU-US Privacy Shield, a new framework intended to replace the EU-US Safe Harbor that was invalidated as a result of a decision of the EU Court of Justice.
Based on the 2004 APEC Privacy Framework, the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system was developed to build consumer, business and regulator trust in cross border flows of personal information. Hear how this system can benefit the Asian regulators, business and most importantly, protect consumers.