Tag Archives: Philippines

Final Rules for the Data Privacy Act Published in the Philippines

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

APEC Forum Discusses International Privacy Legislation Developments

On July 28, 2009,  the Data Privacy Subgroup meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Singapore reported a number of privacy-related legislative developments on the horizon.  Among the highlights: On July 15, the Malaysian Cabinet approved privacy legislation to be enacted by the Parliament in early 2010  Vietnam is set to enact consumer … Continue Reading

Philippines Convenes Seminar to Explore New Privacy Legislation

Emerging economies developing privacy laws are confronted with two challenges: how best to protect the privacy interests of local citizens and how to put in place privacy governance that assures companies and individuals outside the economy that information that flows into the region is properly protected and secured.  The APEC Privacy Framework provides sound guidance … Continue Reading