Presentación en la 9a. Conferencia Internacional de Protección de Datos de la GDD e.V. en Berlín

Last March 15, 2016, Dr. Cristos Velasco gave a conference titled: Data Transfers to Countries of the LAC Region after the EUCJ Safe Harbor Decision during the 9th GDD-Fachtagung Datenschutz International Conference in Berlin.

The conference was attended by a total of 23 members of the Gesellschaft fur Datenschutz und Datensicherheit e.V., which is the largest association of privacy and data protection professionals in Germany.

The conference was conducted in English and covered the following themes:

- Current State of Data Protection Laws in Selected Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

- International Data Transfer Mechanisms

- Main Legal Developments and Interoperability with other Regional Data Protection Frameworks

A major part of the conference was devoted to analyze the general requirements and available mechanisms to conduct international data transfers from Latin America to Europe and vice versa and its implications after the Safe Harbor Decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) of October 2015; latest developments in selected countries of Latin America; interoperability with other international data protection frameworks (APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System) and cross-border cooperation agreements for the enforcement of data protection laws. The final part of his presentation finalized with some personal views and pending tasks to be developed in countries of LAC.

The presentation is available in the following hyperlink