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Australia joins Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum as momentum builds

By Laurel Henning
  • 19 Aug 2022 04:19
  • 19 Aug 2022 04:19
Australia announced this week it has joined the Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum, which aims to globalize certification of cross-border data flows.

In a statement this week (see here), senior Australian government officials said the forum would build on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum's Cross Border Privacy Rules, or CBPR, which have

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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