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22.02.2016

Risk Radar Briefing on data related risks: GDPR and Safe Harbour

This session will explore the following areas;

– Overview of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) developments

– Implications for data centre operators and cloud providers

– Current status of Safe Harbour / EU-US Privacy Shield

– Other lurking issues

Event Description

Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2016, 17.00 – 19.30

Location: TechUK, 10 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AD and afterwards at the – The Last, 73 Shoe Lane, EC4A 3BQ

Content: New rules implemented by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mark the biggest changes in 20 years and have major implications for data centre operators and cloud service providers.  Data driven businesses of all sizes will face more bureaucracy, more legal uncertainty and more risk.

In October 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the EU-US Safe Harbour Agreement, which allowed the free movement of data between the two regions) was invalid due to the inadequate level of protection against surveillance by the public authorities of data transferred to the US. This has huge implications for companies transferring data in and out of the US.

Agenda

17.00-17.15 Arrival and registration

17.15-17.30 Introduction and welcome – Andrew Jay, Executive Director, CBRE

Chairman, UK Council of Data Centre Operators

17.30-18.30 Briefing and Q&A

18.30-19.30 Networking with buffet and drinks sponsored by Future-tech

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