Elie Mystal has successfully avoided jury duty since he moved back to New York in 2003, but this week they finally caught up with him. This week, he had to perform his civic responsibility of sitting in judgment of his peers (like he doesn’t do that enough already). Today he got an up-close look at the voir dire process in a criminal trial. While he was not picked, he feels like his McMurphy-esque fingerprints will be all over the case.
With its critical impact on the world economy and global trade, privacy legislation in Asia has been extremely active in the last several years. A recently released report, Privacy Laws in Asia, written by Cynthia Rich of Morrison & Foerster LLP for Bloomberg BNA, analyzes commonalities and differences in the privacy and data security requirements in countries including Australia, India, Hong Kong and more.
This report gives you at-a-glance access to a side-by-side chart comparing four key compliance areas, a country-by-country review of the differences and special characteristics in the law, and explanations of the common elements of the privacy laws in 11 jurisdictions.