Data Protection Authority

The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth and the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público recently had the first of a series of workshops for their joint project on “Brazilian Data Protection Implementation and Effective Regulation.” This blog entry provides details on the workshop and project.
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On September 23, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada announced that it completed its consultation on transfers for processing and that the OPC’s current guidelines for processing personal data across borders—under which consent for transfers to data processors is not required—remain unchanged.
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On August 5, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP responded to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s (“OPC”) reframed consultation on transfers for processing. The reframed consultation replaced a previously suspended OPC consultation dealing with the same topic to which CIPL had also responded.

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