[Webinar] Data Privacy in the Spotlight: A Guide to PDP Decree Compliance


[Webinar] Data Privacy in the Spotlight: A Guide to PDP Decree Compliance

Event Details


20 Jun 2023


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm



Event Descriptions

EuroCham and its Digital Sector Committee would like to invite you to join us in our upcoming webinar: “Data Privacy in the Spotlight: A Guide to PDP Decree Compliance“, with around two weeks remaining until the effective date of Decree 13/2023 on personal data protection (PDP Decree) on July 1, 2023.

As the effective date is approaching, it is essential for businesses and organizations to familiarize themselves with the requirements and align their practices accordingly to be prepared for the upcoming changes. For those who missed our previous event on the PDP Decree, this webinar provides an excellent opportunity to catch up and gain valuable insights.

Furthermore, the urgency for compliance escalates as the Updated Draft Cybersecurity Administrative Sanctions Decree, which regulates penalties for non-compliance with the PDP Decree, is set to take effect on December 1, 2023. It is of utmost importance for businesses to understand the implications of this draft and take appropriate measures to ensure compliance.

During this webinar, we will go beyond the basics and dive deep into the intricacies of the PDP Decree, providing practical guidance tailored specifically to the business community. Don’t miss out on this informative session that will equip you with the necessary knowledge and tools to navigate the complexities of the PDP Decree.


Key Talking Points:

• Overview of the PDP Decree

• Key Compliance Issues under the PDP Decree

• Roadmap to Compliance

• Potential Enforcement Landscape – Implications from Draft 3.0 of the Cybersecurity Administrative Sanctions Decree


Details of the event:

Date & time: Tuesday, 20th of June, 3:00PM – 4:30PM

Platform: Zoom

Fee: Free of charge for EuroCham members

           Non-members: 300,000VND/pax

Contact: Ms. Khanh at eventsupport@eurochamvn for more information


  • Bruno Sivanandan
    Bruno Sivanandan
    Co-Chair of EuroCham Digital SC, CEO & Founder of Cycle

    Mr. Bruno Sivananda, the CEO and Founder of Cycle, brings a strong computer engineering background to his leadership role. Prior to founding Cycle, he gained valuable experience in OCR technologies while working at ITESOFT. He then transitioned into international project management for TECHNIP, where he successfully implemented ITESOFT solutions across multiple countries, including France, Scotland, Malaysia, Australia, and the US between 2015 and 2016.

    Building upon his achievements, Mr. Sivananda advanced to a consulting position at THALES from 2016 to 2017. During this time, he developed and presented a comprehensive roadmap for ITIL and ISO27001 compliance, with a specific focus on the CMDB and quality.

    Continuing his professional journey, he joined WEAVE (now ONEPOINT) in 2018 and remained with the company until 2020. In his role as an enterprise architect, he undertook two significant assignments. Firstly, he collaborated with CHANEL, where he worked on enhancing the IS data architecture. Additionally, since 2019, Mr. Sivananda has been based in Vietnam, operating his consulting business and serving various clients such as EUROCHAM, OLMIX, CREDIFY, DIROX, DRCOM, DAVENSI, and many others.

  • Khanh Nguyen
    Khanh Nguyen
    Senior Associate at Rouse Legal Vietnam

    Khanh is a qualified lawyer and a registered IP agent before the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam. Apart from over 7 years of extensive experience in IP enforcement and management, he also excels at consulting matters related to commercial law, personal data protection, cybersecurity, media, and advertising law. His practice lays special focus on dispute resolution and has been serving many clients from various industries around the world in protecting their IP rights in Vietnam.

    Khanh holds a LLM in American Legal Studies from Regent University School of Law and Juris Doctor from Handong International Law School. In addition, he has a Bachelor of Law degree in Business Law, University of Economics and Law, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City. He is also Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) by International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

    Khanh co-authors a wide range of legal articles about intellectual property, cybersecurity, and data privacy published on Rouse Insights. He also frequently speaks at workshops and webinars as a legal expert in these fields.

  • Yen Vu
    Yen Vu
    Principal/Vietnam Country Manager of Rouse Legal Vietnam

    Yen has over 17 years of experience in intellectual property. Her specialty in contentious and non-contentious IP matters has a focus on enforcement, protection, and commercialization of trademarks, patents, copyright, and domain names. Her expertise in IP stretches across multiple regions including Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. She also has extensive experience in advising clients in data protection and data privacy in Vietnam. Yen has worked with the Digital Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam to contribute comments to the Ministry of Public Security on the draft decree of personal data protection. She also speaks at workshops on data protection and digital transformation in Vietnam and SEA organized by the World Economic Forum and Lexology.

    Yen advises leading multinational companies on optimizing their IP portfolios in Vietnam and has extensive experience in enforcing their rights in trademark appeals/oppositions, trademark litigation, patent disputes as well as domain name disputes at WIPO Arbitration Centre.

    She also handles dealing with media and entertainment law, licensing and franchising, trade secrets, and employment law in relation to intellectual property.

    Yen has notable publications in AsiaLaw & Practice, World Trademark Review, Vietnam Investment Review and Privacy Laws & Business. She has also co-authored the book “International Copyright Law” published by Globe Law and Business.


    • Recognised as “Notable Practitioners” by Chambers & Partners, 2019 – 2023
    • Listed as “Trade Mark Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property, 2018 – 2022
    • Ranked as “Global Leader” for Trademark Practice by World Trademark Review, 2020 – 2023
    • Gold ranking for Enforcement and Litigation by WTR 1000, 2020 – 2023
    • Listed as “Recommended Individual” by IAM Patent, 2020 – 2022

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