Caitlin Fennessy

Senior Policy Advisor, Data Flows and Privacy Team

U.S. International Trade Administration

Caitlin Fennessy is a senior policy advisor with the Data Flows and Privacy Team at the U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA). Since joining ITA in 2009, Caitlin has focused on privacy policy and transborder data flow issues as they impact trade. Caitlin leads ITA’s work on European privacy issues and from 2014 through 2016 served as part of the Department of Commerce’s EU-U.S. Privacy Shield negotiating team.  Following the adoption of the Framework, Caitlin became the Department of Commerce’s Data Protection Authority (DPA) Liaison under the Privacy Shield.  Caitlin has also led ITA’s work to increase the interoperability of the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System and EU Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) to assist industry in cross-regional compliance. 

Caitlin currently sits on the Research Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. In 2015 and 2016, Caitlin also served as an adjunct professor of international privacy policy at the University of Maine School of Law.

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2.0 CLE

What the Future Holds for E.U-U.S Privacy Shield

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
3:00pm to 5:00pm