Data Privacy Act and its Compliance Requirements

17th flr Net One Center, BGC, Taguig

Breakfast Forums and Meetings
With Atty. Divina Ilas-Panganiban, Atty. Neonette Pascual
and Atty. Reena Mitra-Ventanilla

The stage is set and the regulators are in gear for the implementation and enforcement of the Philippine data privacy legislation, along with the impending deadline for the registration of data processing systems with the National Privacy Commission. Avoid having the Sword of Damocles hanging over your heads and learn how to get your organization compliant with the Philippine Data Privacy Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulation. Learn more about the Philippines’ primary data privacy legislation and its practical implications on information processing in your business operations – handling applicant and employee data, contracting with third party providers, and interfacing with customers.

Session Objectives

  • Learning about the current state of cybercrime and the importance of cybersecurity
  • Familiarizing yourself with key concepts and compliance points of the Data Privacy Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations
  • Assessing the practical implications and application of the law to your business operations
  • Evaluating your present readiness to immediately comply with the law’s general principles and requirements on data processing

Who Should Attend

  • Companies processing personal information whether as employers, service providers, or retailers
  • Individuals leading in or are responsible for information technology and communication systems, human resources management, and data protection
  • Exponents and advocates of the individual’s right to privacy and of the current global movement towards the protection of personal information


ECCP Members: Free | Non-Members: Php 800
* Maximum of 25 slots available. Snacks will be served.
Registration closes on Friday, 14 April 2017.

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Atty. Divina Pastora V. Ilas-Panganiban is a partner in Quisumbing Torres’ Intellectual Property Practice Group and Information Technology & Communications Industry Group. She is an accredited arbitrator of the Philippine Intellectual Property Office and often serves as resource speaker in local and international seminars on IP and IT laws. She has 17 years of experience in the fields of intellectual property law, commercial law and litigation. She currently serves as the Vice-President and Director of the Philippine Chapter of Licensing Executives Society International and the Co-Chair of the committee on Intellectual Property Rights, The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines.

Atty. Neonette Pascual has 11 years of experience handling matters involving contracts, incorporation, compliance, litigation, and corporate housekeeping. Neonette's practice focuses on general IP advisory, IP litigation, trademark and patent enforcement and maintenance.She assists in licensing and IP commercialization transactions, including franchising arrangements. She also handles IT advisory, data privacy, information security, anti-piracy, and anti-counterfeiting matters. She is currently an associate in Quisumbing Torres' Intellectual Property Practice Group and Information Technology & Communications Industry Group.

Atty. Reena Mitra-Ventanilla has 10 years of experience handling intellectual property rights prosecution, litigation, and enforcement. For a time, she also practiced civil, criminal, labor, and maritime laws. She is the current Secretary of the Licensing Executives Society of the Philippines. Reena's practice focuses on intellectual property-related issues and concerns, including trademark availability opinions, trademark registration and litigation, enforcement actions, and the preparation of documents and pleadings filed before the Intellectual Property Office, regular courts, and other tribunals. She has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, personal care, consumer goods, fashion, food, and automotive industries. She is currently an associate in Quisumbing Torres’ Intellectual Property Practice Group and Information Technology & Communications Industry group.