Data Protection Masterclass III: Corporate Transactions and Data Protection

04/07/2011 04:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Corporate, Mergers + Acquisitions | Europe, and Privacy + Data Security

Morrison & Foerster
One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
United Kingdom


Lorna O'Neill
+44 207 9204007

Click here to access the recorded webcast.

This Masterclass, the third in our series, will explore the impact of the European data protection regime on a range of corporate and commercial transactions. In a panel discussion, we will examine the common issues facing vendors, purchasers and joint venture partners, regardless of sector or size, with a focus on how to get the deal done.

Session 3: Corporate Transactions and Data Protection

Topics Will Include:

  • Identifying data protection “hotspots” in corporate transactions:
    • Preliminary issues arising around origination
    • Due diligence and the investigation process, including data rooms
    • Negotiating and contracting, including warranties and indemnities
    • Execution and implementation issues
    • Post-completion/integration data issues
    • Specific risks associated with different tranactions
  • Continued use of customer databases
  • Handling employee data.


  • Ann Bevitt
    Partner, Morrison & Foerster, London
  • James Halstead
    Partner, Morrison & Foerster, London
  • Anthony Nagle
    Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster, London
  • Karin Retzer
    Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster, Brussels

CLE credit is pending.

Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP (Authorisation Number 3538/MOFO) certifies that this activity has been approved for CPD credit by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the amount of 1.5 hours.

You may also be interested in the past seminars in the Masterclass Series:

Session 2:
Privacy and Data Security in Outsourcing
Please click here for the recording and materials. We hope that you find this a useful summary; please feel free to forward to colleagues.

Session 1:
Key Trends & Developments in Data Privacy in Europe including an update from the Information Commissioner's Office
If you are interested in receiving materials from this seminar please contact Lorna O’Neill at the address above.

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