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As companies struggle to protect and safeguard personal information, managing the legal responsibilities related to processing personal data consistent with applicable laws is a growing challenge. A well-constructed and comprehensive compliance program can provide an effective risk-management tool. Our colleagues from the DLA Piper Information Law Team have published a handbook with an overview of the applicable privacy and data protection laws and regulations across 58 different jurisdictions, including a section on enforcement. Edited by Cameron Craig, Paul McCormack, Jim Halpert, Kate Lucente, and Arthur Cheuk, the DLA Piper 2011/2012 Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook is available here.