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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On August 14, 2017, the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Commerce announced that it was adding the United States to its list of nations that provide an adequate level of protection for the transfer of personal information. This development should help facilitate the transfer of personal information from Colombia to the United States.
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On July 12, 2013, during the Centre for Information Policy Leadership’s First Friday call, Colombia’s Deputy Superintendent for Data Protection discussed secondary regulations that were issued in late June to implement Colombia’s data protection act. This blog post provides a link to a recording of the Deputy Superintendent’s remarks.
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Representatives from throughout the Americas and Europe have gathered in Santa Marta, Colombia, for the First Latin America Congress on Data Protection. The Congress is sponsored by Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce and the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton and Williams LLP.
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