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CPO: “Philippines: To Be or Not To Be a Data Protection Officer (DPO)”

October 2017 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan.

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Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) Magazine, an online publication owned by Data Privacy Asia, featured an article by SyCipLaw partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez. Entitled “Philippines: To Be or Not To Be a Data Protection Officer (DPO)”, the article discusses the qualifications and responsibilities of a DPO as outlined in the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012. It also outlines difficulties companies may experience in the appointment of a DPO.

Read the article online at the CPO Magazine website.

Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez  regularly advises clients in various industries on privacy and data protection issues (e.g., employee data policies, BYOD, cloud regulation, use of data in customer agreements, and privacy policies on sites). Clients include those in manufacturing and trading, outsourcing, e-money and payment systems, gaming, cloud and data services, financial services, and retail. Ms. King-Dominguez and her team had helped provide comments on the Philippine Data Privacy Law enacted in 2012, and had engaged with members of the House of Representatives technical team on aspects of the legislation.