Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 19 April 2024

(Apr 18, 2024) Hello, privacy pros. It was great to reconnect with old friends at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., and meet some new faces too. Back from... Read More

Corrected text of EU AI Act released

(Apr 17, 2024) The corrigendum of the EU Artificial Intelligence Act has been released. The document corrects and clarifies language in the act and is required before it ca... Read More

Horvath, Rosenzweig to serve as Data Protection Review Court special advocates

(Apr 12, 2024) Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Partner Jane Horvath, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, and Red Branch Consulting Principal Paul Rosenzweig were appointed by U.S. Attorney Genera... Read More

Canada joins international privacy cooperative

(Apr 10, 2024) The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada joined the Global Cooperation Agreements for Privacy Enforcement as part of its requirements under the Globa... Read More

Denmark's DPA updates data transfer guidance for third countries

(Apr 8, 2024) Denmark's data protection authority, Datatilsynet, updated its guidance on how to conduct data transfers to third countries. The guidelines touch on new info... Read More

IAPP GPS 2024: Localization, adequacy define current data transfer landscape

(Apr 4, 2024) Discussions on international data transfers are becoming more complex as global jurisdictions consider various factors complicating free flows. Breakout sess... Read More

IAPP GPS 2024: Data localization laws adding to complexity of cross-border transfers

(Apr 4, 2024) Global data transfers and jurisdiction localization laws with varying degrees of export restrictions have been a major topic of conversation at the IAPP Glob... Read More

IAPP GPS 2024: CPPA's Soltani details agency's packed agenda

(Apr 4, 2024) Privacy matters involving California have had the attention of privacy professionals since 2018 when the California Consumer Privacy Act was signed into law.... Read More

ICO joins Global Cooperation Arrangement for Privacy Enforcement

(Apr 4, 2024) The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office signed a multilateral agreement to join the Global Cooperation Arrangement for Privacy Enforcement. The ICO and Gl... Read More

What to know, do about China's new cross-border data transfer regulations

(Apr 3, 2024) The Cyberspace Administration of China's draft regulations on Promoting and Regulating Cross-Border Data Flows, released 22 March, "introduce some notable lo... Read More