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GDPR Conferences with Thorntons Solicitors

Posted: 15th May 2019

Lessons learned and remaining compliant in Year 2

One of Scotland’s largest leading law firms, Thorntons, is holding half-day conferences at its Edinburgh and Dundee offices on the importance of managing data protection risk in light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.

Liam McMonagle, commercial lawyer and Partner at Thorntons Solicitors, said: “This conference is a must for all Data Protection Officers as well as those involved in GDPR compliance. Our aim is to address the changes and uncertainties they face one year after GDPR came into effect including those presented by Brexit.”

These conferences will combine guidance and practical breakout sessions with Thorntons GDPR experts as well as, David Freeland of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Dave Austin, Detective Constable in the Economic Crime and Financial Investigation Unit.

The conference will feature sessions covering regulation and enforcement of GDPR, marketing, personal data breaches and crime prevention. Attendees will also have the choice between two breakout sessions available covering topics such as Data Protection and Brexit and the use of technology to minimise data protection compliance workload with guest speaker Andrew Archibald from Palea Systems.

There is a nominal charge to attend this event with a limited number of places available, please note attendance is restricted to two per organisation.

The conferences take place from 9am – 12.45pm on Tuesday 21 May in Edinburgh and Thursday 23 May in Dundee.

For full details on the half-day conferences and to book a space in advance, please visit www.thorntons-law.co.uk/events. Alternatively call 01382 229111 or email events@thorntons-law.co.uk

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and must be booked in advance.

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