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Updates on Effects of Brexit on Privacy and Data Protection Considerations

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: February 02, 2017
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  • Brexit overview
  • Effect of Brexit on GDPR
  • Effect of Brexit on New Privacy Shield
  • Best practices recommendations
  • Handling UK Data in U.S.
  • Conclusions
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: February 2, 2017


Now that Brexit is a reality, organizations doing business or even serving customers in the United Kingdom are struggling to understand which data protection requirements they should follow and how. Technically the General Data Protection Requirements (GDPR) of the European Union will no longer apply to the UK. So what are organizations supposed to do if they are doing business not only in the UK but also in other EU countries? In this session, a panel of experts will walk the audience through the salient UK requirements, as well as the salient GDPR requirements post Brexit.

This program was recorded on February 2nd, 2017.

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Jill M. Williamson

Rimon, P.C.

Ms. Williamson joins Rimon Law from Liquidity Services, Inc. where she was Chief Compliance Officer.

At Liquidity Services, she designed and led the global compliance program for a publicly-traded company with offices in 15 countries and operations in over 100. She was responsible for the overall management and oversight of global compliance programs, responding to government inquiries, training and communications, managing the compliance and ethics hotline, leading internal investigations, compliance budget, and board reporting.

Prior to Liquidity Services, Ms. Williamson worked as a Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at CIGNA Corporation. She was the subject-matter expert in anti-corruption, sanctions and anti-money laundering compliance. She also directed and conducted investigations of allegations of significant legal or policy violations.

Ms. Williamson also has significant experience representing sovereigns before US Federal Courts and international tribunals covering such foreign sovereign immunity, Alien Tort Claims Act and humanitarian law. Specific representations included advising a United Arab Emirates corporation on resolution options for disputes with the Yemeni Government over oil and gas investments in Yemen, representing the Government of Ethiopia in arbitration of an international border dispute, and arbitration of mass claims between sovereigns arising out of the border war with Eritrea before ad hoc tribunals.

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Richard Hogg

Global GDPR Offering Manager

Richard is the Global GDPR Offering Manager at IBM. In this role in the last 6 years he's consulted with Fortune 10 global Financial Services, Insurance, Pharma and Telco organizations to assess information governance initiatives and their cost and risk, developing a business case with focusing recommendations on quick wins to further the clients objectives, by engaging with them on executing an Information Governance Program. Client benefits have covered defensible disposal, eDiscovery, records and retention management, legacy data cleanup and archiving.

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Jason C. Stearns

Director of Legal & Compliance Group

Jason C. Stearns, IGP, CRM, is a Director in the Legal & Compliance group at BlackRock, where he leads the global implementation of IG standards and requirements. Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Stearns worked at UBS as Director and Portfolio Manager, Group Information Governance; and as Corporate Records Manager for New York Life Insurance Company. Mr. Stearns is also Chair of the IGP Board of Directors, which is responsible for administering the IGP credential and guiding its future.

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