Centre for Information Policy Leadership

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.
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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.
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On January 27, 2020, CISCO released its 2020 Data Privacy Benchmark Study entitled “From Privacy to Profit: Achieving Positive Returns on Privacy Investments.” More than 2,500 respondents took part in the study from across 13 countries.
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On January 30, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the Department of Telecommunications at the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications on its public consultation on creating a national Artificial Intelligence strategy for Brazil.
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On November 13, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth issued a discussion paper on “Organizational Accountability in Light of FTC Consent Orders.”
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Hunton Andrews Kurth announced today that former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined the firm as global strategy advisor at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, the firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity think tank.
Continue Reading Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Joins Hunton as Global Strategy Advisor for Cybersecurity at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership