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White House Steps Up APEC-EU Interoperability Push

November 25, 2015

APEC

For the first time, the White House has called out the APEC-EU privacy interoperability project as one of its key initiatives APEC member economies will prioritize in order to enhance regional economic integration for the Asia Pacific region, wrote TRUSTe’s Director of Policy Josh Harris in an article for The Privacy Advisor.

The goal of the interoperability project is to provide a dual-certification approach to streamline global privacy practices without duplicating efforts – something that will appeal to many companies. It would establish mechanisms to facilitate a company’s simultaneous participation in the Cross Border Privacy Rules and Binding Corporate Rules systems.

Read the full article by clicking here.

Join Josh on Dec. 9, along with Hilary Wandall, Chief Privacy Officer at Merck and Melinda Claybaugh, Counsel for International Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, for a webinar on this topic titled, “Solutions for Cross-Border Data Transfers: APEC CBPRs, BCRs and Global Interoperability.”

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