Inaugural Data Privacy Asia Conference 2015

October 13, 2015


SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez was one of the featured speakers at the inaugural Data Privacy Asia Conference organized by International Centre for ASEANA Management (iCAM) and Measurity. The three-day conference was held at the Grand Hyatt Singapore last August 25-27 and was attended by 38 speakers and 136 delegates from across 16 countries.

Ms. King-Dominguez spoke on “Resetting Philippine Privacy Settings: The Data Privacy Act and What it Means for Philippine Business” during the session on “Future Directions in ASEAN.” She was also part of the panel on “Data Privacy Framework for ASEAN Economic Community Growth & Success” together with Supawat Srirungruang of Rajah & Tann (Thailand) Limited, Deepak Pillai of Haryati Deepak, and Zacky Husein of Assegaf Hamzah & Partner. The panel discussion was facilitated by Steve Tan, Deputy Head, Technology, Media & Telecommunications of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP.

The inaugural Data Privacy Asia Conference brought together industry professionals ranging from a wide variety of sectors including technology services, financial services, real-estate and the public sector, among others, to discuss globally important issues of data protection, privacy and cyber-security as key considerations that businesses have to face in the interconnected economy. More information on the conference, session topics and featured speakers may be found at

Ms. King-Dominguez is a member of the firm’s Special Projects, Banking, Finance & Securities (BFS), and Litigation groups, and chairs the firm’s Training Committee. Her specializations include investments, mergers and acquisitions, and telecommunications and media. She also advises on advertising, media and related laws, including laws on censorship and content. She regularly counsels clients on labeling and other consumer laws.