Many nations in Asia are adopting data protection laws that, while based on the GDPR, are somewhat more varied than their counterparts in Latin America, WilmerHale partner D. Reed Freeman Jr. said during a recent firm webinar. This article, the second installment of our two-part series, covers the presentation by Freeman and his colleague Nicole Ewart on the various legislative and enforcement developments across Asia, and the considerably heavy data transfer activity there. The first article
identified security laws in both regions that have not garnered much attention and addressed new or newly amended Latin American privacy and security laws. See “Guidance and Clarification on Asia’s Evolving Cybersecurity and Data Protection Laws
” (Apr. 18, 2018).