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Sign up for Simpson Associates and IBM for their GDPR Roundtable

Posted: 28th October 2016

Join Simpson Associates and IBM for our GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) roundtable event on the 17th November 2016 at IBM Edinburgh where we will discuss how organisations can improve their Data Governance and prepare for the imminent General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will be formally adopted on the 25th May 2018 to make Europe fit for the digital age. It forms a single set of rules across the EU whereby consumers have the right; to be forgotten, to know what information is stored and to the protection of their personal data. Failure to show compliance will result in fines of up to 20m Euros or 4% of annual turnover, whichever is the highest. During this roundtable session, we will be joined by Greg Campbell, Information Lifecycle Governance and E-discovery Legal Consultant at IBM. Greg will discuss the current steps organisations need consider, in order to reduce the risks associated with the GDPR legislation and ways in which they can start showing compliance in order to avoid hefty fines.


13:00 – Registration

13:30 – Welcome and agenda – Paul Agnew, Simpson Associates

14:00 – Gregory Campbell, Information Lifecycle Governance and eDiscovery Legal Consultant, IBM

15:00 – Questions and roundtable discussion.

15:30 – Close


Following the session Simpson Associates will work with you to score where you are against new regulation, understand where you need to improve and set a bespoke programme to get you where you need to be, this will include your data protection compliance, data privacy and security risks. Places for the session are limited and are on a first come first serve basis. Unless stated otherwise above: IBM United Kingdom Limited – Registered in England and Wales with number 741598. Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU

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