Data Protection and Transfers: A World of Growing Challenges
14 November, 12 noon – 1:00 PM CET (GMT +1)
Host: Antonella Alfonsi
Presenters: Norman Heckh, Stefan Surina, and Stefan Wilke
As consumer, business, and government activities grow increasingly digital, data protection and data transfers are critical and complex issues. What recent developments should you know about? We'll discuss:
- The European legal environment for data protection, including use of customer data in specific countries and data protection during M&A transactions.
- EU data protection reforms adopted in 2012, including accountability requirements of the proposed General Data Protection Regulation and efforts to resolve conflicts between amendments.
- How Western European data protection regimes go international – an insight view on choosing the strictest data protection rules of the EU as a starting point for international data privacy strategies.
- How businesses are addressing data transfer restrictions, including a complex case study involving consolidation of human resources data from seven Central European countries into sites in the U.S. and Canada.
Gain new insights on the rapidly evolving legal and regulatory environment for data protection and transfers.