Charting the Course: Navigating Global Privacy and AI Regulations with Bermuda’s Privacy Commissioner

Event Date/Time:

Friday, May 31, 2024 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET

Jump into the forefront of privacy regulation with Bermuda’s privacy commissioner, Alexander White, and Venable privacy attorney David Patariu as they guide you through the realms of privacy, AI, and cybersecurity. Explore the aftermath of Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) 45 in Bermuda, uncovering insights and key takeaways that are reshaping global privacy agendas. Delve into the work of the International Enforcement Working Group (IEWG) and Bermuda’s strategic alignment as a signatory to the IEWG’s Joint Statement, signaling a commitment to articulating privacy expectations for both companies and individuals. Gain exclusive insights into the intricate decision-making process behind Bermuda’s participation and get a sneak peek into the future with our preview of GPA 46. This webinar isn’t just an invitation—it’s your gateway to staying ahead in the ever-evolving world of privacy regulation, ensuring you are prepared for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.


Alexander White
Privacy Commissioner

Alexander White currently serves as Bermuda’s first privacy commissioner, appointed by H.E. the Governor of Bermuda, to take office in January 2020 as founding head of the country’s data protection authority. Commissioner White is a lawyer licensed in Illinois and the District of Columbia. He served as a founding member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board and founded the IAPP State, Local, and Municipal Government Affinity Group. On January 10, 2017, Commissioner White was appointed by former Secretary Jeh Johnson to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC) for a three-year term.

Prior to establishing the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Bermuda, Commissioner White served as state deputy chief privacy officer for South Carolina, developing a statewide privacy program from its earliest days for over 70 state agencies and entities operating in finance, healthcare, education and higher education, law enforcement, and other sectors.

Venable LLP

David N. Patariu focuses his practice on matters related to artificial intelligence, privacy, cybersecurity, and data protection. David has counseled clients on regulatory compliance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), intellectual property (IP), product development, and due diligence. He has a background in the technology industry, advising clients on compliance with laws and regulations at the state, federal, and global levels. His knowledge spans a range of security issues, including data breaches, information privacy, cyberattacks, network architecture, incident responses, and risk management.

David is a member of the bar in California, Texas, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia.