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GTDT Live: Data Protection & Privacy. A more harmonised Europe? Data protection under the GDPR

Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Time: 3.00pm - 7.00pm.
The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP

Getting the Deal Through is delighted to present its inaugural conference, GTDT Live: Data Protection & Privacy - A more harmonised Europe? Data protection under the GDPR.

Event Coverage

GDPR reporting requirements could be “impossible”, GTDT conference hears

Events Coverage – 18 July 2017

Mandatory data breach notification rules incorporated in the GDPR are unrealistic and staggered or phased reporting by companies will likely be tolerated by enforcers as a workaround, lawyers told GTDT Live: Data Protection & Privacy in June.


Breach notification exemptions need clarifying, data lawyers say

Events Coverage – 18 July 2017

GDPR rules that exempt companies from filing data breach notifications within a 72-hour window need to be clarified, otherwise they will remain “completely open” to disparate interpretations, panel members told Getting the Deal Through’s inaugural data protection conference in London.


A Q&A with Robert Streeter

Events Coverage – 11 July 2017

As data protection and privacy officer at News UK, Robert Streeter is responsible for advising the publishing company on its compliance with the GDPR ahead of May 2018. In a keynote interview with Hunton & Williams partner Wim Nauwelaerts at GTDT Live: Data Protection & Privacy, Streeter reflected on the challenges companies will likely face, due to disparate data protection laws and a lack of regulatory guidance.


GDPR harmonisation drive already under threat, Nauwelaerts says

Events Coverage – 11 July 2017

The EU General Data Protection Regulation is not yet applicable, but major impediments already threaten its intended harmonisation objectives, Brussels-based Hunton & Williams partner Wim Nauwelaerts told the inaugural GTDT Live: Data Protection & Privacy conference in June.


Disparate data protection laws will remain after GDPR, Hewlett Packard counsel says

Events Coverage – 11 July 2017

Despite the intended harmonisation of data protection laws under the GDPR, lawyers and other stakeholders will have to continue working with a patchwork of data privacy rules implemented across different member states, Hewlett Packard’s senior privacy counsel has warned.


Mid-sized and non-regulated entities still grappling with GDPR, lawyers say

Events Coverage – 11 July 2017

Multinational companies and regulated entities are much further ahead in implementing the requirements of the GDPR, compared to their smaller and mid-sized rivals, lawyers told GTDT Live: Data Protection & Privacy in June.

Programme

Speakers

Chaired by - Wim Nauwelaerts, Hunton & Williams

Keynote speaker - Robert Streeter, Data Protection & Privacy Officer, News UK

Anne-Marie Bohan, Matheson

Julia Bonder-Le Berre, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Peter Huppertz, Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner

Rocco Panetta, Panetta & Associati

Aaron P. Simpson, Hunton & Williams

Helena Tapp Barroso, Morais Leitao Galvao Teles Soares da Silva & Associados

Programme

3.00pm - 3.30pm: Registration and welcome coffee

3.30pm - 4.00pm: Keynote interview

Robert Streeter, Data Protection & Privacy Officer, News UK

4.00pm - 5.00pm: Piecing together the puzzle: the GDPR at member state level

Although the GDPR shows the desire for one harmonised legal framework for data protection in the EU, political concessions were necessary to gain passage of the regulation across the region. Which areas, and which industries, will that affect the most at the member state level? What differences in interpretation and enforcement, both by national authorities and courts, must companies be aware of, and how should their compliance programmes reflect those? Can the mechanisms of the GDPR counteract these differences over time?

5.00pm - 6.00pm: Data breaches: is the GDPR the solution companies need?

It was broken, and it needed fixing: data breach notification across the EU under the current system is a nightmare for companies, and the GDPR does introduce strict, but harmonised rules on notification. However, will these new rules really reduce the compliance burden of companies that suffer a data breach in the EU, or increase it? Which aspects of the new notification regime may be difficult to comply with in practice, and how should companies best prepare? How does the EU compare with the US and elsewhere?

6.00pm onwards: Drinks reception hosted by Hunton & Williams


Venue

The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP

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Hunton & Williams

Associate sponsor




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