Former UK Information Commissioner and Centre for Information Policy Leadership Global Strategy Advisor Richard Thomas was invited to make a presentation at a roundtable on Privacy Risk Management and Next Steps at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s 37th meeting of the Working Party on Security and Privacy in the Digital Economy.
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At the IAPP’s recent Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams led two panels on the risk-based approach to privacy as a tool for implementing existing privacy principles more effectively and on codes of conduct as a means for creating interoperability between different privacy regimes.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership’s Vice President and Senior Policy Counselor Markus Heyder reports on the closed session of the 36th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners which took place in Mauritius on October 13 – 16, 2014. Discussions during the closed session focused on the Internet of Things, big data, enforcement cooperation, privacy in the digital age and new conference members.
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On May 25, 2012, DataGuidance published “Interoperability: Facilitating the Global Flow of Data,” a paper by Paula Bruening, Vice President of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP. The paper is timely as policymakers around the world consider revisions to existing privacy and data protection law and look to interoperability as a mechanism to facilitate the flow of data across national and regional borders.
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On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued a new privacy report entitled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers.” The proposed privacy framework focuses on three principles (privacy by design, simplified consumer choice and transparency), and provides steps companies can take to implement them.
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