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The Medical Professional Liability Association (MPL Association) is the world’s leading trade organization representing the MPL community. Association members are international and U.S.-based MPL indemnity and insurance companies, risk retention groups, captives, trusts, and other entities. 

The Association’s international members are based in seven countries and/or nations—Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Scotland, and the Netherlands—and their operations cover parts of Europe, Scandinavia, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and a variety of other British Commonwealth nations.

The MPL Association offers comprehensive resources for professional education and training, networking, compilation and dissemination of data, and risk mitigation strategies all designed to help international companies broaden their understanding of global medical indemnity and insurance issues.

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International Perspective

Privacy—An Australian Perspective

In increase in digital traffic has led to a stronger focus on legislation governing the security of personal data in Australia. Data is extremely valuable and open to misuse. When the security of personal health information is at stake, the bar is set even higher.

BY NERISSA FERRIE AND GAE NUTTALL



For more information about membership, contact Ginny McGuinness, Senior Director of Membership & Business Development, at gmcguinness@MPLassociation.org.

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