EU, APEC Take Step Toward Consistency In Privacy Regs

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT) -- Attorneys say multinational companies will have more confidence in the tricky task of drafting and executing global privacy compliance plans after the European Union and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation released a new tool last week for comparing the regions' divergent privacy regimes and announced a desire to better coordinate enforcement actions. 

Regulators from EU and APEC member countries seized on the opportunity of being gathered together in Washington, D.C., on Thursday for the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ annual summit to unveil a pair of agreements aimed...
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