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South Korea, EU make progress in long-awaited data-transfer deal

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 24 Sep 2020 04:17
  • 24 Sep 2020 04:17
South Korea and the EU are making progress on the personal data-transfer deal, with South Korean officials clarifying and ensuring an adequate level of protection for the personal data of EU citizens that will be transferred to South Korea under a data-transfer agreement.

South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Commission, or PIPC, finalized and

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul


Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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