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Join DLA Piper’s complimentary Employment seminar on 1 June

Posted: 18th May 2016

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Employment specialists will gather early next month to discuss how organisations can prepare for stricter European data protection laws set to come into effect from 25 May 2018.

Hosted by DLA Piper’s Employment practice, the complimentary seminar qualifies for CPD and takes place from 8.00 – 9.30 am on Wednesday 1 June at DLA Piper’s office at Collins House, Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2AA.
With the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) heralding a new dawn in data protection, accountability obligations and restrictions on international data flows are set to have far-reaching consequences for employers.
DLA Piper will explain how the changes will impact the employment relationship at every link in the chain, and make clear which steps employers should take to prepare. For many organisations in Scotland, a wholesale culture change could be necessary in order comply with the new laws, which require a firmer approach to processing employees’ personal data. Organisations unable to comply with the news laws will be at high risk of onerous European sanctions being enforced. Changes to the law on areas such as consent to data processing, data privacy notices, criminal records checks, automated decision-making and notification of privacy breaches will pose particular challenges for employers.

Advance registration is required. Please contact

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