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DATA PROTECTION

Khaitan Legal Associates is a full-service Indian law firm with offices in London, Mumbai, and New Delhi, as well as correspondent offices across different cities in India.

In an age where technology, the growth of e-commerce, social media, and the Internet of Things are creating a large expanse of data, the disruption of existing norms around individual privacy is a foregone conclusion. Understandably, countries across the world are responding to the technological revolution by creating path-breaking jurisprudence and statutory provisions in this regard. We, at Khaitan Legal Associates, have regularly assisted our clients in assessing, reviewing, and strengthening their data safety framework and ensuring compliance with the constantly evolving legal landscape in this regard. Data protection is a growing concern in the Indian markets, and we provide specialized services to ensure our client’s seamless transition through every evolution in the law.

Our clients range from Fortune 500 blue-chip companies to growing and start-up businesses across a cross-section of sectoral competencies. This diversified experience enables us to understand not only the legal but also the business and commercial requirements of our clients.

Thought Leadership

  • Chaired a committee constituted by a leading industry body, providing recommendations to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, on the impact of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, on various stakeholders of the Indian insurance sector such as insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries and other data analytics and risk solutions providers.
  • Advised a regulated insurance data repository on the provisions of the proposed Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, and suggested potential submissions to be made to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India on the impact of the bill on stakeholders in the sector.
  • Conducted data protection workshops for students and faculty across several leading universities in India, with a view to enhancing awareness around privacy and data protection.

Shruti Dvivedi Sodhi

Partner

Sangeeta Jhunjhunwala

Partner
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