On August 20, 2020, Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic, Jorge Antônio de Oliveira Francisco, announced that the administrative decree to create the new Brazilian data protection authority is ready and may be published at any time, after final technical adjustments are made.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP published its report, What Good and Effective Data Privacy Accountability Looks Like: Mapping Organisations’ Practices to the CIPL Accountability Framework, which consolidates the findings of CIPL’s Accountability Mapping Project launched in September 2019 and is part of CIPL’s broader work on the central role of organizational accountability in data privacy.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is pleased to announce Matthew Starr and Giovanna Carloni have joined CIPL, adding to its expertise in global privacy and data protection policy.
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Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership recently hosted more than 30 privacy leaders for a roundtable seminar on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers. This blog entry provides highlights from the event.
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During the week of April 1, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP hosted its annual executive retreat in Washington, D.C. CIPL held a full-day working session on evolving technologies and a new U.S. privacy framework followed by a closed members only half-day roundtable on global privacy trends with special guest Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland.
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On October 22, 2018, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP co-hosted a workshop in Brussels on “Can GDPR Work for Health Scientific Research?” with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations and the Future of Privacy Forum to address the challenges raised by the GDPR in conducting scientific health research.
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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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