USIBC Initiatives

Privacy Working Group


Privacy has emerged as a critical policy element of the U.S.-India commercial relationship following the August 2017 India’s Supreme Court ruling that Indian citizens have a fundamental right to privacy.  This decision will have wide-ranging implications for innovation, the digital economy and foreign investment community as India develops its privacy laws, regulations, and enforcement mechanism.

The U.S.-India Business Council’s Privacy Working Group formally convenes a cross-section of the senior executives from leading multinational companies and investors to proactively advocating for a clear and fair privacy regime in support of the U.S.-India business corridor.

This initiative provides a dedicated, streamlined structure whereby members from diverse industries can engage with the Government of India and other stakeholders as the country develops its privacy law.

The Working Group draws from expertise of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation, as well as from the knowledge of our sector leads and participating members.