Tag Archives: APEC

Centre Discusses the Risk-Based Approach to Privacy and APEC-EU Interoperability at IAPP Brussels

At the IAPP's recent Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams led two panels on the risk-based approach to privacy as a tool for implementing existing privacy principles more effectively and on codes of conduct as a means for creating interoperability between different privacy regimes.… Continue Reading

Centre Reports on 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

The Centre for Information Policy Leadership’s Vice President and Senior Policy Counselor Markus Heyder reports on the closed session of the 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners which took place in Mauritius on October 13 – 16, 2014. Discussions during the closed session focused on the Internet of Things, big data, enforcement cooperation, privacy in the digital age and new conference members.… Continue Reading

Hunton Global Privacy Update – September 2014

On September 16, 2014, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. The program covered a number of privacy and data protection topics, including updates in the EU and Germany, highlights on the UK Information Commissioner’s Office annual report and an APEC update.… Continue Reading

APEC Privacy Update – Beijing Meetings

On August 6-10, 2014, the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup and the Electronic Commerce Steering Group met in Beijing to focus on the further implementation of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules system and related work relevant to cross-border interoperability. The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and Williams participated as part of the U.S. delegation and provides highlights in this blog entry.… Continue Reading

Hunton Hosts Department of Commerce Data Privacy Speakers

On September 30, 2013, Hunton and Williams LLP hosted representatives from the U.S. Department of Commerce for a timely discussion of the Safe Harbor Framework, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Privacy Rules System, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations. This blog post provides a summary of the panel's remarks.… Continue Reading

OECD Issues Updated Privacy Guidelines

On September 9, 2013, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development published an update to its seminal 1980 guidelines governing privacy protection and transborder personal data flows. This blog post provides an overview of the revised guidelines.… Continue Reading

APEC and Chinese E-Commerce Center Co-Sponsor Data Privacy Workshop in Beijing

On July 22-23, 2013, the APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance and the China International Electronic Commerce Center hosted a Workshop in Beijing to discuss personal information protection issues in the APEC region. In addition to delegates from Mainland China, representatives from Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam were in attendance.… Continue Reading

Commerce Department to Host Data Privacy Seminar

On March 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration will host a data privacy seminar in Waltham, Massachusetts. This blog post provides details on the seminar and registration information.… Continue Reading

Interoperability: Facilitating the Global Flow of Data

On May 25, 2012, DataGuidance published “Interoperability: Facilitating the Global Flow of Data,” a paper by Paula Bruening, Vice President of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP. The paper is timely as policymakers around the world consider revisions to existing privacy and data protection law and look to interoperability as a mechanism to facilitate the flow of data across national and regional borders.… Continue Reading