Middle East Privacy Update: Developments in Legislation, Part 1
October 25, 2021
Major developments in data protection laws have transpired in the Middle East throughout 2021. The recent developments pose a number of changes to the law as it stands in different countries in the Middle East. With these changes comes uncertainty to clients and companies as they familiarize themselves with new requirements, principles, and obligations.
Join us for Part 1 of a series: Middle East Privacy Update: Developments in Privacy Legislation, where we will begin to unpack the developments that have occurred in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia over the last several months.
OneTrust DataGuidance analysts will be joined by legal professionals to discuss the following points:
- Overview of the recent developments in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, and the associated challenges for businesses in the region
- What to expect from regulators in terms of enforcement of data protection laws and their requirements within various Middle Eastern countries
- Challenges and areas of interest under the PDPL and comparison with other data protection laws in the region