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May 8, 2023

Tilleke & Gibbins Shares Data Protection Expertise with Lao Officials and European Business Leaders

Dino Santaniello, head of Tilleke & Gibbins in Laos, and Naiyane Xaechao, a paralegal in the Vientiane office, recently met with officials from the Department of Cybersecurity in Laos’ Ministry of Technology and Communications, as well as representatives from the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Laos (ECCIL), to discuss a white paper drafted by the firm regarding the Law on Electronic Data Protection. The aim of the meeting was to provide recommendations for amending the law to comply with international standards on data privacy while also taking into account the unique needs of Laos.

During the discussion, Dino and Naiyane shared their deep knowledge and expertise in the field of data protection as they addressed various questions raised by the officers and ECCIL representatives. The meeting showcased Tilleke & Gibbins’ commitment to staying up-to-date on legal developments and working closely with government officials to ensure that laws are fair and effective for all stakeholders.

The firm’s white paper and the valuable insights shared by Dino and Naiyane will contribute to the ongoing efforts to strengthen data protection in Laos and bring the country closer to international standards.