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Part III – So You Think GDPR Does Not Apply to American Companies? Think Again.

Webinar Series: Countdown to Effective Date for GDPR

Time is ticking! The European Union's impending General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will go into effect May 25, 2018. Please join Baker Donelson shareholder Tracy Weir, Nicole Wolters Ruckert of Kennedy Van der Laan (Amsterdam), and United Kingdom based attorney Nicola Cain of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (London) for our third session of a three-part webinar series.

Our series provides a roadmap for businesses to prepare for GDPR and answers the following questions:

  • Who Does This Affect? All companies that have personal information of EU citizens or that conduct business in the EU, regardless of their home country, must be in compliance with GDPR.
  • Why Should You Care? GDPR mandates accountability and demonstration of compliance. Large monetary fines up to €20 million or four percent of global revenues will be imposed on companies for noncompliance.
  • Who Enforces GDPR Compliance? Member states in the EU.

Webinar #3: Wednesday, March 14 – 72 days*

Our final webinar in the GDPR series:

  • Explores the six principles of processing personal data under Article 5.
  • Addresses when consent is necessary for processing personal data and methods for obtaining valid consent.
  • Considers the data subject rights and how to address them in a compliance framework.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. CT
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET

Presented by: Tracy Weir, Nicole Wolters Ruckert, and Nicola Cain

Continuing Education Credit:
This program is pending approval for 1.0 CLE general credit in Tennessee.

GDPR Webinars:
On behalf of the Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity Team at Baker Donelson, we invite you to view the first two webinars of this series:

Webinar #1: Wednesday, January 17 – 128 days*
What is GDPR? Why do I need to care about it? What initial steps does a business need to take to create an action plan?
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Webinar #2: Wednesday, February 21 – 93 days*
What are the GDPR rules governing accountability and governance, data protection by design and by default? What are the requirements concerning security measures, including breach notification obligations? What is a data protection impact assessment and when must one be performed? Do I need a data protection officer?
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* Days from webinar date until GDPR is effective.

Presented by Baker Donelson and TerraLex Member Firms*, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, LLP (London) and Kennedy Van der Laan(Amsterdam).

*TerraLex is one of the world's leading international legal networks. With more than 155 top independent law firms and more than 17,000 attorneys in 100 countries, TerraLex members provide the legal resources and expertise needed to conduct seamless business worldwide.

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