Intellectual Property

New guidelines for binding corporate rules (BCR) – Argentine Agency of Public Information

Resolution N° 159/2018 from the Argentine Agency of Public Information (“AAPI”) has been recently published in the Official Gazette. This Resolution implies new guidelines and basic contents for binding corporate rules (“BCR”).
The principal aim of the AAPI implies the establishment of certain basic rules for the design of the policy documents regarding company self-regulation of the same economic group for international personal data transfers. In other words, the Resolution provides in Annex I a reference document to design BCR. 
In this way, every company that executes international data transfers to jurisdictions with non-adequate levels of protection, and have celebrate self-regulation rules in order to justify the transfer, must submit this rules before the AAPI for approval. The submission has to be done within 30 days following once the data transfer is executed. 


Nuevas normas registrales sobre bases de datos personales

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