Recent News 

29 March 2018 - ADGM Registration Authority granted membership of GPEN

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The ADGM Registration Authority is honoured to be granted membership of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN). GPEN is an international network of data protection authorities, comprised of over 60 members from around 50 different countries for the purpose of facilitating cross border enforcement of privacy protection laws and strengthening personal privacy and data protection in a global context.

GPEN membership provides ADGM RA’s Office of Data Protection the opportunity to build relationships with data protection authorities internationally and provides a platform to share best practice and facilitate cooperation on privacy law enforcement. ADGM is the first member from the GCC.

More information on GPEN can be found here.

 

 News and Event Archive

28 January 2018 – ADGM and CNDP sign Memorandum of Understanding

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ADGM and The National Commission of the Control of the Protection of Personal Data (CNDP), celebrate international Data Protection Day by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation and information sharing on data protection and privacy, during the inaugural ADGM Annual Data Protection Forum.

  

28 January 2018 – ADGM holds inaugural Annual Data Protection Forum

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On 28 January 2018, ADGM held the inaugural Annual Data Protection Forum. The event featured a keynote address by Mr Lahoussine Aniss, Secretary General of The National Commission of the Control of the Protection of Personal Data (CNDP), Morocco.

Industry experts, Ms Carolyn Robson and Mr Nick O’Connell also presented along with Mr Tim Land from the ADGM Office of Data Protection.

To view the ADGM slides from the event please click here.

 

 2017 News 

 20 December 2017 – Office of Data Protection Established

 

The ADGM Registration Authority has established an Office of Data Protection to carry out the administration of ADGM’s data protection regime. The Office of Data Protection aims to foster a secure and trusted environment for both companies and individuals, and is responsible for supervision and enforcement of the regime.

In addition, the Office of Data Protection publishes dedicated pages on www.adgm.com containing updated information and guidance to assist both ADGM companies and individuals.

If you would like to see further information and guidance on specific topics, please feel free to make a suggestion by emailing us at: data.protection@adgm.com

 

 13 August 2017 – ADGM Granted ICDPPC Membership

 

The ADGM Registration Authority is honoured to be granted Observer status of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC). With Observer status, ADGM joins the global forum of data protection regulators and privacy commissioners, to participate in discussing and sharing experiences on data protection and privacy developments and issues.

More information on the ICDPPC can be found here.

 

 11 January 2017 – ADGM & Al Tamimi & Co. Data Protection Outreach Event

 

The ADGM Registration Authority partners with Nick O’Connell, Partner at Al Tamimi & Co. to provide an outreach session on data protection and the ADGM data protection regime. Taking place in the ADGM’s Auditorium, 4th Floor ADGM Authorities Building, from 9am.