Centre for Information Policy Leadership

Recently, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration in response to its request for public comments on developing the administration’s approach to consumer privacy.
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On October 11, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted comments to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office on its call for views on creating a regulatory sandbox. The regulatory sandbox concept is intended to provide a supervised safe space for piloting and testing innovative products, services, business models or delivery mechanisms in the real market, using the personal data of real individuals.
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On October 5, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP hosted a workshop on how to implement, demonstrate and incentivize accountability under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, in collaboration with AXA in Paris, France. In addition to the workshop, on October 4, 2018, CIPL hosted a Roundtable on the Role of the Data Protection Office under the GDPR at Mastercard Incorporated, and a pre-workshop dinner at the Chanel School of Fashion, sponsored by Nymity.
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On July 10, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the European Data Protection Board on its draft guidelines on certification and identifying certification criteria in accordance with Articles 42 and 43 of the GDPR. The Guidelines were adopted by the EDPB on May 25, 2018, for public consultation.
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During the week of June 25, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP hosted its annual executive retreat in San Francisco, California. The annual event consisted of a closed pre-retreat session for CIPL members, a CIPL Panel at the APPA Forum Open session followed by a CIPL reception and dinner and a special all day workshop with data protection commissioner members of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities on Accountable AI.
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