On October 1, 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office launched a public consultation on its draft Statutory Guidance, which provides an overview of the ICO’s powers and how it intends to regulate and enforce data protection legislation in the UK, including its approach to calculating fines.
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On August 25, 2020, Hunton’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership released a new paper entitled “Data Protection in the New Decade: Lessons from COVID-19 for a US Privacy Framework,” examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for a U.S. federal privacy law.
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The Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP published its report, What Good and Effective Data Privacy Accountability Looks Like: Mapping Organisations’ Practices to the CIPL Accountability Framework, which consolidates the findings of CIPL’s Accountability Mapping Project launched in September 2019 and is part of CIPL’s broader work on the central role of organizational accountability in data privacy.
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On March 12, 2020, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP submitted formal comments to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada in response to its proposals for ensuring appropriate regulation of artificial intelligence.
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The U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (“C_TEC”) and Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation (“GRC”) recently released a set of ten principles essential for attaining the full potential of AI technologies.

The principles, drafted with input from more than 50 Chamber member companies, stress the importance of creating a sensible and innovation-forward approach to addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by AI.


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