A Regulators’ Conversation: The View From the CNIL and the FTC presented at GlobalPrivacySummit 2019

by Marie-laure Phillips,

Summary : Two of the leading technology regulatory agencies in the world, the French Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL) and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), are known for impactful enforcement actions, policymaking leadership and technological savvy. Over the past year, these regulators pursued some of the most highly publicized privacy and security breaches incurred by some of the most powerful technology companies in the world. The CNIL has led European data protection authorities in implementing and enforcing the GDPR. The FTC operates under a longstanding and flexible legislative framework even as policymakers from Sacramento to Washington, D.C., debate reshaping applicable laws. In this session, newly appointed CNIL President Marie-Laure Denis discusses data protection enforcement, transatlantic data flows and regulatory collaboration with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips. What you’ll take away:Learn about differences and similarities between regulatory agendas across the AtlanticHear about the latest enforcement actions and compliance strategiesConsider the present and future of transatlantic data flows