San Francisco, March 21, 2018TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, today announced it is co-hosting an APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules Framework Workshop with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and ITI for a discussion on how it works and the benefits it provides to both companies and countries that participate and adopt its principles. As the only U.S. approved third-party agent to provide APEC CBPR certification for companies headquartered in the United States, TrustArc will be co-hosting the event, which is being held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C.

Who: Co-hosted by TrustArc CEO Chris Babel, the APEC CBPR event will include keynotes by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and acting FTC Chair Maureen Ohlhausen. Please see the agenda for a complete list of speakers and panelists here.

What: APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules Workshop

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) Framework has become the model for ensuring interoperability across privacy regimes. Over the past year, more APEC economies, such as South Korea and Singapore, have announced participation in the system, enhancing company efforts to seamlessly move data across borders. Australia, the Philippines and Taiwan have announced their intention to join. APEC leaders and industry representatives will discuss ways to better understand how the framework works and the benefits it provides to both companies and countries that participate and adopt its principles.

When: Monday, March 26 from 1-5 p.m. ET. Registration opens at 12:30pm ET. Welcoming remarks and keynotes by Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Department of Commerce and Acting Chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Maureen Ohlhausen will begin at 1pm ET. A closing Reception will take place at 5 p.m. ET.

Where: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20062, USA

To register, please click here.

About TrustArc

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