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Program Overview

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR has unprecedented extra-territorial reach. Many North-American firms, companies and associations will be subject to the regulation, which has no grace period. Penalties for non-compliance are significant-- as high as 20 million euros or 4 percent of annual worldwide turnover. In addition to their own compliance, corporations with employees or customers in the EU must take steps to help ensure that any vendors they permit to access EU personal data are compliant. This webinar will present the basics of the GDPR and this new era of “privacy by design.”

Who Should Attend

  • Manage, own or work in law firms that collect or receive any EU personal data for any reason
  • Advise multinational organizations or organizations that monitor the behavior of EU residents or offer goods and services to EU residents
  • Have an interest in data privacy
  • Have an interest in corporate regulatory compliance

What will you learn

  • The GDPR’s data protection principles, penalties and enforcement
  • How the GDPR’s intersects with your practice and clients
  • Key steps for GDPR compliance


Laura Clark Fey

Laura Clark Fey, Esq., CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP, leads Fey LLC, a boutique law firm in the United States, dedicated to helping US and multinational organizations develop and implement solutions to their unique global data privacy and information governance challenges. Laura is a member of the Globalization Working Group of the DRI Center for Law and Public Policy, and current chair of the DRI Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee’s Privacy Specialized Litigation Group.

John Magee

John Magee, BCL, LL.M., is technology partner with leading Irish law firm William Fry, where he has a particularly strong reputation in the privacy and cybersecurity fields. He is member of the Globalization Working Group of the DRI Center for Law and Public Policy and the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He also sits on the Data Protection & Technology Working Group of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland.

Tobias Schelinski

Tobias Schelinskiis a partner of TaylorWessing, an international law firm with 33 offices in 20 countries. Tobias is based in Hamburg, Germany, and advises national and international clients on privacy law and other tech law related issues. He is member of the Globalization Working Group of the DRI Center for Law and Public Policy.

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