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.
Continue Reading CIPL Supports APEC’s Privacy Work at Recent APEC Meetings in Chile with International Privacy Workshop

Recently, the National Privacy Commission of the Philippines published the final text of its Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10173, known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012. The IRR has a promulgation date of August 24, 2016, and went into effect 15 days after the publication in the official Gazette.
Continue Reading Final Rules for the Data Privacy Act Published in the Philippines

On June 17, 2016, the National Privacy Commission of the Philippines released draft guidelines entitled, Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Data Privacy Act of 2012, for public consultation. This blog entry provides a summary of the draft guidelines.
Continue Reading Draft Released in the Philippines Implementing Rules for the Data Privacy Act

The APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules system for information controllers received a significant boost during the recent APEC privacy meetings in the Philippines when APEC finalized a corollary certification scheme for information processors, the APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors.
Continue Reading APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors Ready for Implementation

On May 29, 2015, Article 29 Working Party Chairwoman Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin sent a letter to the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup Chair expressing the Working Party’s continued support for the collaboration between the two groups and summarizing future objectives for them.
Continue Reading Article 29 Working Party and APEC Agree on Work Plan to Simplify Dual Certification under APEC CBPRs and EU BCRs