On September 27, 2021, the European Data Protection Board announced that it had adopted an Opinion on the European Commission’s draft adequacy decision for the Republic of Korea. In the Opinion, the EDPB concluded that there are key areas of alignment between the EU and Korean data protection frameworks.
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On July 22-23, 2013, the APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance and the China International Electronic Commerce Center hosted a Workshop in Beijing to discuss personal information protection issues in the APEC region. In addition to delegates from Mainland China, representatives from Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam were in attendance.
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As reported by Kwang Hyun Ryoo and Ji Yeon Park of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in Korea, on May 24, 2011, the government of South Korea published draft regulations to the Personal Information Protection Act, the Republic’s new omnibus data protection law.

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