International Law

International Projects

Act Now training has an international reputation for its information law expertise. Our team have travelled far and wide to deliver training and consultancy on Data Protection and Freedom of Information law. Below is a list of some recent projects we have delivered. Get in touch for details.

United States of America

In April 2020, Act Now addressed the 21st Annual NAPCP Commercial Card and Payment Conference in Las Vegas. In a session entitled "Complying with the GDPR and United States Privacy Legislation". Act Now examined the impact of GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on the Payment Card industry. Act Now also presented webinars pre and post conference on these subjects to the NAPCP community.

Dubai (UAE)

We are delivering a series of workshops on the General Data Protection Regulation in March and April 2018. Details:


In December 2017, Act Now addressed a conference of Scientific Archivists on the implications of GDPR on their roles.

Isle of Man

We have run a number of workshops, listed below, on the Isle of Man.

  • GDPR Practitioner Certificate
  • SIRO and IAO Training
  • DP, FOI, SAR and Breach Management Training
  • DP and FOI Training

Our director, Ibrahim Hasan, has also spoken at an international GDPR conference hosted by the Isle of Man Commissioner.


In January 2015 Act Now travelled to Brunei to deliver data protection audit training to staff working for the Government of Brunei..

This was phase 2 of our Brunei consultancy project. Phase 1 involved developing a Data Protection Audit Manual based on the Data Protection Policy released by the Brunei Government. This included guidance on DP audit planning, preparation and the use of DP audit templates.

Read the blog To Brunei and Back - A tale of training far far away


Act Now travelled to Shanghai, China to train young Chinese and Hong Kong lawyers on behalf of the Law Society and the Bar Council.


We are currently working with the health service in Ghana to design and deliver a certificated data protection training course.


Act Now delivered a paper at Ethicomp (a Data Protection and Privacy conference). This was a three day conference attended by delegates from around the world. It was arranged by De Montfort University.


Act Now delivered training on the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2001 to schools and other organisations.


Act Now sat on the panel to discuss issues surrounding Privacy in Europe at Ethicomp (a Data Protection and Privacy conference) in Rome. This was a three day conference attended by delegates from around the world. It was arranged by De Montfort University.

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