On February 11, 2015, the International Association of Privacy Professionals Australian New Zealand (“iappANZ”) will host a discussion on the risk-based approach to privacy in Sydney, Australia. Richard Thomas, Global Strategy Advisor for the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams (the “Centre”), will present the Centre’s contributions to this topic including the outcomes from the workshops held in Paris and Brussels. Other guest speakers include Timothy Pilgrim, Australian Privacy Commissioner; Dr. Elizabeth Coombs, New South Wales Privacy Commissioner; and Olga Ganopolsky, General Counsel of Privacy and Data at Macquarie Group Limited. Together, they will discuss the benefits and challenges of a risk-based approach and the implications for businesses and regulators.

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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.
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On March 5, 2013, the French Data Protection Authority announced that the French High Council of Statutory Auditors and the U.S. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board signed a Statement of Protocol on January 31, 2013, to govern the exchange of information. including personal data, between them.
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The NTIA’s July 12 meeting on the multistakeholder process to develop privacy codes of conduct is not the first attempt to develop a transparent process for the mobile environment. The Centre for Information Policy Leadership was involved in the initial development of multilayered privacy notices, which dates back almost a decade.
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