A Deep Dive into India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Act

You’ve probably heard about India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Act (similar to EU’s GDPR and other data protection acts around the world).

But do you know how it’s going to impact your business? Do you know what steps you need to take to ensure that you comply with its rules and regulations?

In this webinar hosted by OTTVerse, Mehak Khanna (Partner at Khaitan & Khaitan), introduced us to India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Act. She walked us through its ramifications on online businesses (like video content providers/OTTs), the compliances required, and also took questions from the audience.

About the speaker

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Mehak Khanna is a seasoned corporate lawyer with 15 years of law firm and in-house legal experience and has led strategic legal advice for both large listed conventional companies as well as new age fast growing tech companies, and investors. She has overseen intricate restructuring and M&A transactions, orchestrating contract drafting and negotiations, delivering corporate advisory services, managing real estate transactions, navigating the complexities of technology/IT/data privacy contracts and issues, ensuring regulatory compliance, resolving disputes, addressing FEMA/RBI matters, conducting IP work, and participating in litigation on both domestic and international fronts including countries such as Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Middle East, United States, Turkey, European Union, and Southeast Asia.

She is a recipient of prestigious awards such as ET Prime Women Leadership Award 2021, Asian Legal Business India Rising star, 2021, FORBES under 40- Top General Counsel 2020 and 40 under 40 Rising star Award by Legal Era 2020, and regularly engages with industry and economy in forums and media such as Mint, Business Standard, News18 and many more.

Watch the Webinar here

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Krishna Rao Vijayanagar

Krishna Rao Vijayanagar, Ph.D., is the Editor-in-Chief of OTTVerse, a news portal covering tech and business news in the OTT industry.

With extensive experience in video encoding, streaming, analytics, monetization, end-to-end streaming, and more, Krishna has held multiple leadership roles in R&D, Engineering, and Product at companies such as Harmonic Inc., MediaMelon, and Airtel Digital. Krishna has published numerous articles and research papers and speaks at industry events to share his insights and perspectives on the fundamentals and the future of OTT streaming.

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