Mexico To Lead Data Protection Consortium
DATA PROTECTIONOctober 18, 2010
The Ibero-American Data Protection Network unanimously chose Mexico to lead the consortium, which includes the governments of Spain, Portugal, Andorra and 19 Latin American countries and focuses on exchanging knowledge of data protection issues through dialogue and collaboration, reports the Hunton & Williams Privacy & Information Security Law Blog. The election comes on the heels of Mexico's recent enactment of its Federal Data Protection Law. According to the report, Jacqueline Peschard, head of Mexico's Federal Institute for Access to Information and Data Protection, will represent Mexico during its two-year term.