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U.S.-EU Data Transfer Agreement for Law Enforcement Nearing Completion

On September 8, 2015, representatives from the U.S. Government and the European Commission initialed a draft agreement known as the Protection of Personal Information Relating to the Prevention, Investigation, Detection and Prosecution of Criminal Offenses, which is intended to govern the cross-border transfer of personal information for law enforcement purposes. … Continue Reading

CIPL Comments on the Indonesian Draft Data Protection Regulation with New White Paper on Cross-Border Data Transfers Mechanism

On August 20, 2015, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams (“CIPL”) filed comments to the Indonesian Draft Regulation proposed by the Minister of Communication and Information (RPM) of the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic Systems. The comments were limited to the issue of cross-border data transfers and were submitted in … Continue Reading

Article 29 Working Party Issues Joint Statement on European Values and Actions for an Ethical European Data Protection Framework

On December 8, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party and the French Data Protection Authority organized the European Data Governance Forum, an international conference centered around the theme of privacy, innovation and surveillance in Europe. The conference concluded with a presentation of a Joint Statement adopted by the Working Party during its plenary meeting on November 25, 2014.… Continue Reading

Hunton Introduces Report on the Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity in Europe

Hunton and Williams, in collaboration with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recently issued Business Without Borders: The Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity, a report which highlights the benefits of cross-border data transfers to businesses in the international marketplace. At a panel event in Brussels, hosted by The German Marshall Fund of the United States and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, partner Bridget Treacy introduced the report. … Continue Reading

Sotto Speaks on the Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity

In conjunction with the release of "Business Without Borders: The Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity," Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice chair Lisa Sotto is introducing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Hunton and Williams report at a two-day workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia, hosted by AmCham Indonesia and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in coordination with local Indonesian associations. … Continue Reading

U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Hunton Release Report on the Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity

On May 12, 2014, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Hunton and Williams LLP released a report highlighting the benefits of cross-border data transfers across all sectors of the economy. The report discusses the importance of transnational data transfers to global commerce, describes restrictions currently in place, and offers pragmatic solutions for developing mechanisms that will protect privacy and support the cross-border data flows of the future. This blog entry provides a link to the full report.… Continue Reading
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