King & Spalding (JD Supra South Korea)
Proposed Changes to South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Act
On November 2018, the South Korean National Assembly considered a bill to amend the Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”) to give the Personal Information Protection Commission (“PIPC”) enforcement powers of its own.
South Korea Joins APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System
On June 12, 2017, South Korea’s Communications Commission announced that it joined the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (“APEC”) Cross-Border Privacy Rules System (“CBPR”), a voluntary initiative that helps protect information transferred among the participating APEC member countries.