Posts Tagged data protection

The rising threat of cyber war in Latin America

The rising threat of cyber war in Latin America

A journalist asked me 3 weeks ago to answer five questions about the rising threat of cyber war in Latin America for an article she wrote for the online review of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association. Here were my answers.

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“America is watching EU” (Eyes on Europe No. 19, Winter 2013)

“America is watching EU” (Eyes on Europe No. 19, Winter 2013)

I was recently interviewed by Mauro Sanna for an article about the US espionage scandal in Eyes on Europe. A lot of ink has been spilled on the NSA affair and new disclosures are continuously breaking in the news. This article summarizes and analyses the most discussed […]

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Mexico’s new self-regulatory certification system: is it relevant for companies outside Mexico?

Mexico’s new self-regulatory certification system: is it relevant for companies outside Mexico?

We explain the advantages of Mexico’s self-regulatory certification system in the November issue of Managing Intellectual Property. Foreign multinational companies doing business in Mexico or with Mexican companies, and wishing to streamline their international data transfer flows should take note of a recent development: a sophisticated self-regulatory […]

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Cédric Laurant spoke at the 2013 Annual Retreat of the Twin Cities Privacy Network (Minneapolis, MN, USA, 7 June 2013)

Cédric Laurant spoke at the 2013 Annual Retreat of the Twin Cities Privacy Network (Minneapolis, MN, USA, 7 June 2013)

On 7 June 2013, Cédric Laurant spoke at the Annual Retreat 2013 of the Twin Cities Privacy Network in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Annual Retreat was focused on the latest national and international developments in privacy and data protection and was mainly aimed at Minnesota-based companies’ privacy teams and […]

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1st HSBC Information Security and Fraud Risk Conference (Mexico City – 10 April 2013)

1st HSBC Information Security and Fraud Risk Conference (Mexico City – 10 April 2013)

On 10 April 2013, Cédric Laurant will participate to HSBC’s 1st Information Security & Fraud Conference at the Headquarters of HSBC-Mexico in Mexico City. The Conference is focussed on risk management, fraud management and prevention, personal data protection and information security investigations.  It is directed to all […]

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Cédric Laurant comments on Latin America’s new data protection and cybersecurity regulatory landscape, and what it means for companies operating in the region

Cédric Laurant comments on Latin America’s new data protection and cybersecurity regulatory landscape, and what it means for companies operating in the region

Even businesses operating at a country or regional level should prepare for new and stricter rules, as Latin American governments are expected to follow the lead from developed economies.  Cédric Laurant, a global data privacy attorney and public policy expert based in Mexico, believes that Latin America […]

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Cédric Laurant Talks about Current Challenges for Privacy and New Threats for Freedom of Expression (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina – 8 June 2012)

Cédric Laurant Talks about Current Challenges for Privacy and New Threats for Freedom of Expression (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina – 8 June 2012)

On 8-9 June 2012, NGO Internews, with the support of the Annenberg School for Communication of Pennsylvania University and USAID, organised a “Conference on Internet Governance, Policy and Regulation” in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina on 8 & 9 June 2012. Several representatives from the Bosniak Minister of Communications, Communications […]

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Cédric Laurant Discusses Potential Global Impact of Proposed EU Data Protection Reforms on Financial Firms

Cédric Laurant Discusses Potential Global Impact of Proposed EU Data Protection Reforms on Financial Firms

The Cross-Border Group Presents: “Potential Global Impact of Proposed EU Data Protection Reforms on Financial Firms” (Webcast on 24 April 2012 – Recording available) Cédric Laurant of Cedric Laurant Consulting will join a webcast that the informal global industry group and private forum (“CBG”) has put together with […]

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Cédric Laurant Moderates Panel at EU Conference: “Privacy and Protection of Personal Data” (Washington, DC – 19 March 2012)

Cédric Laurant Moderates Panel at EU Conference: “Privacy and Protection of Personal Data” (Washington, DC – 19 March 2012)

  This high level privacy conference was held in Washington, DC on 19 March 2012. Organised by the European Commission, it was hosted by the US Institute of Peace, and webcast simultaneously in Brussels. Full recordings available here. Official information, the programme [pdf] of the conference, as […]

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Cedric Laurant Consulting Organises NGO & Civil Society Roundtable to Exchange Ideas and Experiences about Privacy and Data Protection in Mexico

Cedric Laurant Consulting Organises NGO & Civil Society Roundtable to Exchange Ideas and Experiences about Privacy and Data Protection in Mexico

Roundtable: Exchange of Ideas and Experiences about Privacy and Data Protection (Mexico City, 16 March 2012)                                       FULL RECORDING OF THE EVENT [mp3 – 157MB – 2:43:57]   The Federal Institute of Information Access […]

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