During the week of February 25, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP participated in the meetings of the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup and Electronic Commerce Steering Group in Santiago, Chile. CIPL enjoys formal guest status and a seat at the table at these bi-annual APEC privacy meetings.
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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 23, 2018, the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners released a Declaration on Ethics and Protection in Artificial Intelligence. In it, the Conference endorsed several guiding principles as “core values” to protect human rights as the development of artificial intelligence continues apace.
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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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