Data protection is a hot topic in many countries, and it’s especially important for businesses to be aware of current laws when it comes to protecting their customers’ information. Nowhere is this truer than in Vietnam, where the recent implementation of Decree 13 has spurred an unprecedented level of regulation related to data collection and storage. This new law intends to protect user privacy while providing guidance on how companies should safely manage data. This episode will provide an overview of the requirements outlined in Decree 13 so that organizations can make educated decisions about what measures they need to take in order to comply with all applicable regulations
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Le Ton Viet
Viet is a member of the Asia Data Protection & Security Practice Group of Meritas.
He has a particular focus on data security, marketing and advertising practices, international data transfer and other privacy and cybersecurity matters.
He counsels a broad range of clients on data privacy regulation and breach response.
Additionally, he represents clients in various transactions in the field of hotel management, real estate and insurance.
Prior to joining Russin & Vecchi, Philip worked in Vietnam as an attorney at a top tier regional law firm and later with a commercial firm involved in blockchain.
Philip advises on corporate and transactional matters, and on financing arrangements.
Philip has been legal advisor to a handful of startup companies. He is knowledgeable in the fintech, blockchain, and e-commerce industries in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the US.
Philip has also worked with manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and many entities in cross-border transactions.
He advises on inbound investments involving corporate finance, manufacturing, intellectual property, and mergers and acquisitions.