The New EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What You Need to Know Now

10/05/2016 11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.

Privacy + Data Security

Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Alex van der Wolk and Lokke Moerel


Rob Famigletti
(212) 336-4004

The European Union has overhauled its data privacy regime, and companies have only 18 months to achieve compliance with the EU’s brand-new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Think you don’t need to worry about the GDPR because you’re a U.S. company? Think again.

  • GDPR will have an unprecedented reach to non-EU companies targeting or monitoring EU consumers.
  • GDPR will have particular repercussions for digital business models, including interest-based advertising and consumer profiling.
  • GDPR will expand the obligations of service providers, changing the allocation of risk between customers and providers and requiring a review of all data processing and cloud contracts.
  • GDPR will affect not only your global data privacy compliance program, but may affect your products and services as well.
  • And with penalties of up to EUR 20 million or 4% of a company’s global annual turnover, you can’t afford not to prepare.


  • Prof. Lokke Moerel
    Senior Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Berlin, and Professor of Global ICT Law, Tilburg University
  • Alex van der Wolk
    Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Brussels


  • Networking Lunch 
    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Seminar
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Continuing Education Credits:
Credit is pending for California.

Please join us in Palo Alto on October 5, 2016 for a practical discussion about what you can expect and how to begin preparing.


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