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.
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