Regulatory Ramblings

Respect Personal Data – A Look Into India’s New Personal Data Privacy Law

January 31, 2024 Reg/Tech Lab - HKU-SCF FinTech Academy - Asia Global Institute - HKU-edX Professional Certificate in FinTech Season 1 Episode 37
Regulatory Ramblings
Respect Personal Data – A Look Into India’s New Personal Data Privacy Law
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In our latest Regulatory Ramblings episode, Anandaday Misshra meticulously unpacked India's groundbreaking Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023 (DPDPA). The legislation, signifying a significant stride for India in the digital era, emphasizes individual empowerment over personal data while imposing stringent guidelines for responsible data handling. Anand sheds light on the comparison between the DPDPA and the EU's GDPR, examining their similarities and potential conflicts. The discussion with host Ajay Shamdasani extends to the potential impact on legal and compliance staff in banking, financial institutions, and multinational corporations operating in India.

Anand, founder and managing director of AMLEGALS, provides depth to the conversation with his 27 years of expertise, specializing in arbitration, data protection, contracts, employment law, taxation, and white-collar crime.

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Introduction to Anand's Legal Journey
Overview of DPDPA - India's Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023
What does DPDPA mean for compliance officers in banking and multinational corporations?
Strategies for effective data protection
Strategies for formulating data protection policies
Data protection and impact assesment
Comparison with EU's GDPR
Career thoughts