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Collection of publications on industrial development policy, business strategies, agricultural and rural development, SMEs, foreign direct investment and the information society, among others. Prepared by: Division of Production, Productivity and Management. ISSN: 1020-5179.

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Corporate governance and data protection in Latin America and the Caribbean
No.223

Corporate governance and data protection in Latin America and the Caribbean

This paper describes and discusses the relation between cybersecurity and corporate governance with a special interest on data protection in Latin America and the Caribbean. The motivation for the work resides in the growing role that data protection and privacy laws and regulations in developed countries reserve for corporate governance. These laws increasingly assign responsibilities to boards of directors and management with the expectation to incentivize firms to take data protection seriously in the face of cybersecurity and privacy risks. The paper presents these new rules and explores their current and potential use in the region, focusing on the rules...

  • Lehuedé, Héctor J.
June 2019
LC/TS.2019/38
66 p.