Tag Archives: Binding Corporate Rules (BCR)

APEC’s Cross-Border Privacy Rules begin to gain momentum

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. In February 2013, Mexico became the second approved participant in the Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) programme – a system for convenient cross-border data transfers introduced in 2011 by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). At the same time, APEC and EU Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) plan to create a … Continue Reading

Francophone Data Protection Authorities postpone adoption of a new framework for international data transfers

During its 6th Annual Meeting, The Association of Francophone Data Protection Authorities (AFAPDP) decided to postpone the adoption of a new framework for international data transfers between French-speaking nations. DataGuidance reports that after considering the proposals, the AFAPDP members decided that they need additional time to assess them. This means that the new regime, which … Continue Reading
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