Pablo Palazzi, CIPP/E


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.

He 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.

Palazzi is a legal expert in data protection in Latin America and 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 the IAPP, 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.

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. He has also been coordinating, between 2021-23, the publication "Proteccion de datos personales: Doctrina y jurisprudencia" (4 volumes) edited by the Center of Law and Technology of the University of San Andres.

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

In 2022 he received the IAPP Vanguard award for Latin America.

From 2021-23, Palazzi was involved with the Red Iberoamericana in helping draft the standard contractual clauses for Latin America which have been adopted by Argentina, Peru and Uruguay. He has also been a consultant for the data protection unit of the Council of Europe in the drafting of the three modules of standard contractual clauses under Convention 108+.


Contributions by Pablo Palazzi