Why should US businesses care about EU data protection law? | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Why should US businesses care about EU data protection law?

Why should US businesses care about EU data protection law?

We are delighted to invite you to a seminar at Harvard Law School, led by White & Case.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Harvard Law School, Hauser Hall - 102 Malkin Classroom
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, 02138 Cambridge, MA

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Tim Hickman, Partner and Matthias Goetz, Associate from White & Case London offer their insights on why US businesses ought to care about EU data protection law, including:

  1. How EU data protection differs from US privacy laws
  2. Some practical tips on navigating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018
  3. An introduction to the EU-US Privacy Shield and correcting some common misconceptions around this
  4. An analysis of the risks of doing business in Europe after 25 May 2018
  5. Addressing how EU regulators will enforce penalties against US businesses
  6. Providing an overview of the vast fining and enforcement powers (fines of up to the greater of €20 million or 4% of worldwide turnover)

An online copy of our extensive GDPR handbook is available here.