Notes from the IAPP Editorial Director, June 14, 2019

(Jun 14, 2019) Happy Flag Day from Portsmouth, New Hampshire! We've spent a lot of time in recent months discussing state and federal privacy law in this country ... and with good reason! There's a lot going on and a ton to keep up with, but I want to focus today on a few developments this week involving transborder data flows. As a side note, it's hard to believe it was less than three years ago that we were collectively focused on the fate of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement. Post-Obama presidency, the ... Read More

APEC announces new US accountability agent for CBPR certifications

(Jun 14, 2019) The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is set to boost the status of its Cross-Border Privacy Rules program in the U.S. APEC has announced that certification firm Schellman & Company is the newest CBPR accountability agent in the U.S. following approval from a joint oversight panel. Accountability agents work to ensure companies operating within the 21 APEC member economies have compliant privacy practices and policies in place. Schellman joins TrustArc subsidiary TRUSTe as the only U.S.-b... Read More

APEC adds new US accountability agent for CBPR certifications

(Jun 14, 2019) The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is set to boost the status of its Cross-Border Privacy Rules program in the U.S. APEC has announced that certification firm Schellman & Company is the newest CBPR accountability agent in the U.S. following approval from a joint oversight panel. Accountability agents work to ensure companies operating within the 21 APEC member economies have compliant privacy practices and policies in place. Schellman joins TrustArc subsidiary TRUSTe as the only U.S.-base... Read More