Pablo Palazzi

Organisation: Center for Technology and Society Universidad de San Andrés (AR)

Mr. Palazzi is partner of Allende & Brea, a law firm in Buenos Aires, in the IT & IP Department. Before that, he worked as a foreign associate at Morrison & Foester LLP in New York.
Mr. Palazzi obtained his law degree at the School of Law of Universidad Católica. In May 2,000 he obtained an LL.M. from Fordham Law School (New York). He is admitted to practice law in Argentina and in New York. Mr. Palazzi´s clients includes several Internet companies, social networks, online payment systems, hardware and software manufacturers, online retail companies, healthcare providers and manufacturer of healthcare devices, and companies in the banking, insurance, IT, retail and manufacturing sectors. Mr. Palazzi was involved in the drafting of the nation data protection act and its regulations and also in the data protection law for the city of Buenos Aires.
Mr. Palazzi has written several books in Spanish on data protection matters including: “International transfer of personal data to Latin America” (Ad Hoc, 2003), “Credit Reporting Law” (Astrea, 2008) and a comment to the data protection law of Argentina; in Europe Mr. Palazzi coordinated the book “Challenges of privacy and data protection law - Perspectives of European U.S. law” (Larcier, 2008), edited together with Prof. Yves Poullet and María Verónica Pérez Asinari.
Mr. Palazzi is a member of the editorial board of International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University), a founding member and current director of the Latin American Data Protection Law Review (annual law review on data protection), and member also of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), where he is the KnowledgeNet chair for Buenos Aires. He has been a frequent speaker at PLI seminars in New York, the IAPP summit in Washington DC and the Privacy Laws & Business conference at Cambridge (UK).