India’s efforts to create a robust data protection framework have garnered significant attention in recent policy debates. While the spotlight is mostly on Silicon Valley giants, such as Facebook, Amazon, and Google, the economic costs of data protection will be borne by all companies in the digital sphere. How can we evaluate these economic costs on businesses­­­­­­­­­ –both domestic and foreign? What is the impact of the new data protection regulations on the innovation ecosystem in India?


  • B.N. Srikrishna, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
  • Bhairav Acharya, Public Policy Manager, Facebook


  • Rahul Matthan, Partner, Trilegal