Shaping the Future of Global Privacy presented at GlobalPrivacySummit 2019

by Betsy Broder, Teki Akuetteh Falconer, Bruno Gencarelli, Abigail Slater, Shaundra Watson,

Summary : A robust global dialogue on best practices for developing data protection frameworks continues in the wake of the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, as countries around the globe contemplate how best to protect their citizens’ privacy. U.S. policymakers are grappling with these issues, as are Indian government officials, who have proposed a “fourth way” to address privacy in the digital era. From Brazil to Kenya, policymakers worldwide are shaping the future of privacy. This session will explore how the privacy debate is evolving in key economies, identify best practices for addressing complex policy issues, and assess the impact of other developments that may influence the dialogue, such as adequacy agreements, trade negotiations and expansion of cross-border data transfer mechanisms. What you’ll take away:Status of privacy policy debates in key jurisdictionsEmerging global consensus on how to address key issues such as territorial scope, the scope of personal data, and legal grounds for processing dataThe impact that other external factors, such as adequacy and trade negotiations, may have on national privacy dialogues