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Why should US businesses care about EU data protection law?

February 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tim Hickman, Partner and Matthias Goetz, Associate from White & Case London offer their insights on why US businesses ought to care about EU data protection law, including:

How EU data protection differs from US privacy laws
Some practical tips on navigating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018

An introduction to the EU-US Privacy Shield and correcting some common misconceptions around this

An analysis of the risks of doing business in Europe after 25 May 2018
Addressing how EU regulators will enforce penalties against US businesses

Providing an overview of the vast fining and enforcement powers (fines of up to the greater of €20 million or 4% of worldwide turnover)

Co-sponsored by RCC (https://rcc.harvard.edu/).

Non-pizza lunch will be provided.

Details

Date:
February 6, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Department:
Student Orgs Events

Venue

Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom

Organizer

Publicity Contact Name
Heinrich Nemeczek
Publicity Contact Email
hnemeczek@llm18.law.harvard.edu