During the week of February 25, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP participated in the meetings of the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup (“DPS”) and Electronic Commerce Steering Group (“ECSG”) 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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On April 5, 2013, during the Centre for Information Policy Leadership’s First Friday call, Centre President Marty Abrams interviewed Colombia’s Deputy Superintendent for Data Protection regarding progress on Colombia’s new data protection law. The law was enacted in October 2012 and is set to go into effect next week.
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On November 2, 2011, the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners opened in Mexico City with an examination of the phenomenon of “big data” as a definer of a new economic era. This blog post provides highlights from the opening session.
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On November 2-3, 2011, Mexico’s Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection will host the 33rd International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Mexico City.
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