Webinar July 14, 2016

Roadmap to the GDPR Educational Series: Brexit Analysis, Outsourcing & Processors

Event Detail


Please join us for the third program in our series of educational sessions for our clients and friends on the General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR Roadmap series is a combination of webinar and in-person events designed to provide you with the critical information you need to assess and address the myriad issues raised by the passage and implementation of the GDPR. The series is co-chaired by Peter Swire, senior counsel, and Jan Dhont, chair of our EU Privacy & Security Practice. Other speakers from the firm and community will join us throughout the series.

Our third webinar session will cover:

Brexit
Peter and Jan will provide brief thoughts and guidance on the recent Brexit vote in the UK and its potential impact as companies implement the GDPR.

Planning to Implement the GDPR: Outsourcing & Processors
For controllers of personal information, the GDPR will require substantial upgrades to contractual arrangements with processors as well as due diligence in the selection of processors and continuing oversight of processing activities. For processors, the GDPR will similarly require greater attention to contract terms and will impose new, express compliance requirements. Most significantly, controllers and processors will become jointly responsible for information security and exposed to fines and civil damages for violations, with penalties that can reach 4 percent of a firm’s global revenue. This webinar will explain the changes in law and discuss how organizations should adjust their outsourcing and contractual programs to respond to the new requirements.

SPEAKERS:
Peter Swire, Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird LLP,  Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business
Jan Dhont, Chair, EU Privacy & Data Security Practice, Alston & Bird LLP
Karen Sanzaro, Counsel, Technology & Privacy Group, Alston & Bird LLP

To register for the webinar program on July 14, please click here.

Webcast
Program will begin at 1:00pm ET
Login information will be provided to participants in advance of each program.

CLE
Programs are provided as a complimentary service to clients and friends of Alston & Bird. CLE credit is provided for Georgia, Texas, California, New York, Pennsylvania and Missouri. Additional states are available upon request.

CPE
Webinars are also pre-approved for 1 CPE credit. Attendees requesting CPE credit will need to self-report after the event by filling out the CPE Submission Form on the IAPP website once you have logged into your privacyassociation.org account.


Additional GDPR Roadmap Sessions:

New Data Privacy Rights Your Company Will Need to Address – Projected Date: August 24
Governance and Accountability Under the GDPR – Projected Date: September 27
Breach Notification and Breach Response – Projected Date: November 2 
New Role of the Regulators and Enforcement Under the GDPR – Projected Date: December 7
The Extraterritorial Reach of the GDPR – Projected Date: January 18

We will provide notice of each individual session via email and at alstonprivacy.com.  

Questions? Lindsey Fisher at lindsey.fisher@alston.com or 212-210-9445.


July 14, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm ET
Meet The Speakers
Media Contacts
Nicholas Clarke
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 212.210.1222
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