FPF publishes Asia-Pacific cross-border data transfers analysis

13/09/2023 | Future of Privacy Forum

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has published a report analysing cross-border data transfer provisions in new Asia-Pacific data protection laws. The report: Navigating Cross-Border Data Transfers in the Asia-Pacific Region (APAC): Analysing Legal Developments from 2021 to 2023, outlines key APAC cross-border data transfer developments over the last few years and explores potential impacts on businesses operating in the region.

The report highlights the common conditions that ensure that personal data is protected when transferred out of a particular jurisdiction. These include:

  • Adequacy assessment in the destination jurisdiction 
  • Regulator safeguards, adoption of legally binding agreements, certifications
  • Data subject consent
  • Necessity of specifically defined purposes
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