Pablo Palazzi


Allende & Brea


Pablo Palazzi is a partner of Allende & Brea, a law firm in Buenos Aires. Prior to that he worked as a foreign associate at Morrison & Foester LLP in New York.

Mr. Palazzi obtained his law degree at the School of Law of Universidad Católica (Buenos Aires) and an LL.M. from Fordham Law School (New York). He is admitted to practice law in Argentina and in New York. 

Mr. Palazzi is a legal expert in data protection in Latin America. Mr. Palazzi was involved in the drafting of the national data protection act and its regulations and in the data protection law for the city of Buenos Aires.

For IAPP Mr. Palazzi coordinated the first book in Spanish published by IAPP available here.

He also wrote the chapter about international transfer agreements in the IAPP book Data Processing Agreements: Coordination, Drafting, and Negotiation coordinated by Justin Weiss.

Mr. Palazzi has written several books in Spanish on data protection matters including: “International transfer of personal data to Latin America” (Ad Hoc, 2003), “Credit Reporting Law” (Astrea, 2008) and a comment to the data protection law of Argentina; in Europe Mr. Palazzi coordinated the book “Challenges of privacy and data protection law - Perspectives of European U.S. law” (Larcier, 2008), edited together with Prof. Yves Poullet and María Verónica Pérez Asinari.

Pablo Palazzi is also a member of the Advisory board of the International Data Privacy Law edited by OUP.

In 2022 Pablo was the recipient of the IAPP Vanguard award for Latin America.


Contributions by Pablo Palazzi

  • Latin American Authorities Regulatory Update
    Moderator at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Privacy Trends in Latin America in 2021: International transfers of data, cybersecurity and managing data in the pandemic
    Speaker at Virtual Latin America KnowledgeNet: 27 January 2021
  • Controversial 'fake news' bill could set back privacy protections for Brazilians
    Privacy Tracker
  • Member of Publications Advisory Board 2020 - 2021
  • GDPR in LatAm: Corporate Concerns in Dealing With (Applicable?) Foreign Law
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019