2/14/18 EU GDPR -- Are You Ready?
Complying with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Are you ready?
What You Need to Know:
Do you currently have or plan to have customers, clients or employees in Europe? If yes, the the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact your business when it comes into force on May 25th, 2018. Failure to comply with the GDPR could result in stiff fines as high as 4% of your company’s overall revenue.
In 2016, the US Department of Commerce launched the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework to provide US companies with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the EU to the United States. Over 2,300 companies use this program to transfer data. Privacy Shield may play an integral role in your overall GDPR compliance strategy.
Why Europe is a key market for US business
What are the GDPR requirements, including:
Accountability and transparency
Security and privacy by default
Communication with your customers and business partners
How GDPR can impact your business, including:
What processes and tools should be put in place
How to start the compliance process
How to turn GDPR into a business advantage
What is the Privacy Shield Program and how to apply:
New Requirements under Privacy Shield
Application and Review Process
Know what to keep an eye on in the future
The US Commercial Service of Philadelphia, the Mid-Atlantic District Export Council, BDP International, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, the British-American Business Council, and the German-American Chamber of Commerce, and a EU-US Privacy Shield expert from the International Trade Administration partnered to inform and help local companies prepare for compliance by the 5/25/18 deadline.
Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Continental Breakfast Provided
510 Walnut Street, Mezzanine
Philadelphia, PA 19106
$25/person FACC Members &
the guests they register
Meet Our Speakers:
Rebecca Rakoski, Esq.
X-pan Law Group
Cybersecurity Data Analysis Expert
Jordan Fischer, Esq.
X-pan Law Group
Policy Advisor, Data Flows and Privacy Team
Office of Digital Services Industries, Industry and Analysis
International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce