Centre for Information Policy Leadership

On April 16, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, in collaboration with CEDIS-IDP, published a White Paper on the Role of the Brazilian Data Protection Authority under Brazil’s New Data Protection Law.
Continue Reading CIPL Publishes Paper Highlighting the Need for a Brazilian Data Protection Authority

On April 14, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP published an article entitled “COVID-19 Meets Privacy: A Case Study for Accountability” which lays out 12 accountability measures for organizations.
Continue Reading CIPL Publishes Article on COVID-19 as a Case Study for Privacy Accountability

On March 12, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada in response to its proposals for ensuring appropriate regulation of artificial intelligence.
Continue Reading CIPL Responds to Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Proposals for Ensuring Appropriate Regulation of AI

The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a Bulletin on sharing and protecting patients’ protected health information during the COVID-19 national emergency. The Bulletin emphasizes that HIPAA-covered entities may use or disclose patients’ PHI when necessary to treat a patient, to protect the nation’s public health and for other critical purposes.
Continue Reading OCR Issues Bulletin on the Sharing and Security of PHI During Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. International Trade Administration recently announced that NCC Group has been approved as an Accountability Agent under the APEC CBPR. The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has published a Q&A on the APEC CBPR and PRP systems.
Continue Reading APEC Endorses Third U.S. CBPR Accountability Agent