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Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2010;
Practical compliance strategies and execution
during and after PDPA sunrise period



Tues,  Jan 28th
4PM Malaysia Time

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On 15th November 2013, PDPA was enforced in Malaysia. As it applies to commercial transactions, business MUST (from now onwards) pursue data user registration as the ultimate compliance exercise kick-off. In parallel, establishing the ideal data protection team and to managing practical business issues affected PDPA. It is a recurring process and not a one-off process. In conjunction with the World's Data Protection Day (28th January 2014) Noriswadi Ismail (Noris) of the Malaysian Data Protection Academy (DPA), and Co-Founder/Managing Consultant of Quotient Consulting will provide practical overview of PDPA, its 7 data protection principles and issues to manage, within and after, the sunrise period.

The cherry picked issues include:

* Data user registration
* Consent; Opt-in and opt-out management
* Privacy policy; the dos and don'ts
* Data transfer beyond Malaysia (Section 129 of PDPA); What, Why, When, Where, Who and How
* Data Protection audit - as a business case
* Privacy impact assessment - as a business case
* Privacy by Design (PbD)- as a business case
* Top 10 predictions for Malaysia's PDPA regime and snapshots of latest development form the proposed European Data Protection Regulation

Host: Evanna Phoon

(Founder of

Speaker: Noriswadi Ismail (based in London)

(Executive Director/Head of Data Protection Academy Advisory Board)

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Speaker Profile

Noriswadi Ismail is the Co-Founder and Managing Consultant of Quotient Consulting (QC), a 360-degree data protection boutique consulting firm based in Kuala Lumpur and London.

He recently passed the prestigious Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection, managed & administered by PDP, supported by the The United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and accredited by the Law Society of England and Wales and The Bar Council, England and Wales. He received the results on 17 January 2014.

He holds LLB (Hons) from Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia and LLM in Information Technology & Telecommunications Laws from Strathclyde Law School, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom. pdpa3

Prior to leading QC, he worked as legal assistant, corporate counsel, regulatory and risk management counsel and general counsel/company secretary in various leading legal firms and a leading ICT public listed company in Malaysia for more than a decade. In 2008, he clinched the Malaysian Institute of Management-Public Bank Berhad Young Manager of The Year Award, a stringent and competitive national award that recognises exemplary Managers across Malaysian business. His position at the time was the General Counsel/Company Secretary of HeiTech Padu Berhad, Malaysia (a leading ICT public listed company having investments and operations in Malaysia,  Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and Russia).

In QC, he consults, advises, researches and educates on 360-degree data privacy matters. His clients and affiliates including government departments, multinational companies, government-linked companies, universities, start-up companies, non-profit organisations, and global professional advisers.

pdpa4He is a proud member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and alumni of two prestigious scholarship schemes; the British Chevening (the United Kingdom Government Scholarship) and the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan).

During the spring and summer of 2011, he was a visiting data protection researcher in the University of Oxford’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the Faculty of Law and the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, Department of Public Health. On 28th December 2012, he was recognised and appointed as the Privacy by Design Ambassador by Dr. Ann Cavoukian, the Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada.

He is the author of ‘Understanding Personal Data Protection Law’, LexisNexis and the Lead Editor of ‘Beyond Data Protection, Strategic Case Studies and Practical Guidance, Springer’ – both published in 2013.

As at July-September 2013, he has run 12 half marathons. On 21st April 2013, completed his first full marathon in Virgin London Marathon 2013 for Cancer Research UK. pdpa1

Besides English, Noris speaks Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and basic Arabic.

Noriswadi will be sharing with subscribers of FounderMethod on Personal Data Protection Act in conjunction with World's Data Protection Day on 28 January. Don't miss the opportunity to engage & interact directly with the Expert of PDPA