Today marks exactly two years until the introduction of major changes in EU data protection, including mandatory data breach reporting, when the General Data Protection Regulation takes direct effect. Olswang will be hosting a number of webinars in the count down to 25 May 2018, and what better way to start your business's preparations than by joining Olswang's webinar on how to manage data security breaches. 'Lessons from the US and impending change in Europe: what you need to know about managing data security breaches' held in conjunction with Epiq and Brit Global Specialty. Our webinar will cover important updates on the following:
  • US trends and developments in managing data security breaches – Brookes Taney, Vice President of Breach Solutions, Epiq
  • UK trends and developments in data litigation – Dan Tench, Partner, Olswang
  • What will the new GDPR European regime mean for companies both within and outside Europe? – Elle Todd, Partner, Olswang
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For all those avidly (and patiently) watching the progress of the General Data Protection Directive, just a quick update from Datonomy to let you know that the final text has today been published in the Official Journal. You can find the text (all 88 pages, 173 recitals and 99 articles of it)  - in all official languages - here. Regulation 2016/679 (a number that will soon become imprinted on practitioners' minds) will come into force on 25 May 2018. The official texts of the accompanying law enforcement directive and of the passenger name record directive have also been published today. The Datonomy team have been tracking the marathon journey  of the proposal from the leak of the draft proposal at the end of 2011 to today's final procedural milestone. The countdown  now begins in earnest, and Datonomy will be bringing you practical commentary on how to prioritise and gear up … Continue Reading ››