Global Developments in Data Protection (ONLINE)
Global Developments in Data Protection
Date: Thursday,9th February
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
CPD: 1 hour LCI, FCI (Compliance), CDPO
Fee: €25 for members, €35 for non-members
Since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in 2018, data protection regimes have proliferated in different jurisdictions across the globe. This increasingly complex, and sometimes conflicting, patchwork of regional and national legislation and regulation creates challenges for firms operating across borders. Managing this complexity centrally and without specialist expertise in those jurisdictions can be particularly challenging. The continued flow of high profile enforcement cases reiterates the importance of effectively interpreting jurisdictional requirements for a firm’s reputation and financial outlook.
This webinar will seek to give participants a download on the current status of data protection regimes in the Asian, European and American regions together with added insights on regulatory priorities and enforcement trends. Participants will also be advised of common blind spots, how to navigate contrasting requirements and pointers regarding upstream developments to be aware of.
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Tom O'Connor, Head of Compliance and Designated Person for Regulatory Compliance at KB Associates
Tom O’Connor chairs the Compliance Institute Data Protection & Information Security Working Group. Tom has worked in financial services since 2006 and is currently Head of Compliance for a leading third party fund management company, holding Pre-Approval Controlled Function (PCF) designations. Tom was previously Head of Compliance for a leading independent fund administrator and has also held roles as a regulatory consultant in the UK and Ireland working on regulatory compliance projects for major international institutions. Tom holds a Diploma in Finance Law from the Law Society of Ireland, a Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention from the International Compliance Association and the MSc in Compliance from the Compliance Institute.
Eilis McDonald, Data Protection and Technology Associate at DLA Piper Ireland
Eilís McDonald is a commercial technology lawyer, specializing in data protection, privacy and cyber security. Eilís advises clients in the technology, industrial, financial services, life sciences and consumer goods sectors on a broad range of data protection matters including privacy governance, compliance frameworks and processes, ePrivacy and digital marketing, AI product launch and IT transformation. Eilís also advises on complex outsourcing and technology transactions mainly in the financial services sector. Eilís is qualified in Scots law and recently passed the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test examinations in Ireland. Eilís was recognised as a key lawyer in Data Protection in this year’s The Legal 500 (Legalease) Europe directory.
Kieran de Terra, Privacy and Cybersecurity Associate at DLA Piper, San Diego
Kieran de Terra is an Associate in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice group (Data Protection, Privacy, and Security sub-group) in the firm's Downtown San Diego office. Originally from Ireland, Kieran has been working as a privacy and cybersecurity attorney in San Diego since 2015. As this practice area has grown into prominence for all businesses over the previous years, Kieran has been at the forefront in assisting both start-ups and Fortune 100 companies with their global privacy compliance needs, both from a legal and consulting approach. Kieran has advised clients on privacy law in numerous industry sectors including news and media publishing, financial services, ad-tech, blockchain, cannabis, retail, multifamily housing PaaS and SaaS providers, wearable health and medical devices, social media, and IoT. Kieran holds three certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) – Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and both Certified Information Privacy Professional EU and US (CIPP/E & CIPP/US). He is also a Fellow of Information Privacy with the IAPP.
Venus Cheung, Registered Foreign Lawyer (Data, Technology & Sourcing, Commercial) at DLA Piper
Venus Cheung is a data and technology lawyer who focuses on data protection, technology transactions, IT regulatory, and general commercial issues. She has extensive experience across advising international businesses around day-to-day data protection compliance, IT operations, procurement, and supplier due diligence, as well as navigating the complex data and IT regulatory frameworks under the China and other APAC jurisdictions. Venus also has experience in advising telecoms clients and other IT companies throughout Asia Pacific, on a spectrum of matters including software development, product licensing and regulatory compliance on network and connectivity products, arrangements to roll out new technologies, cloud computing and data centre services, value-added telecommunication services licenses (VATS), and other telecoms licensing requirements in APAC jurisdictions.