Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Hosts Cybersecurity CLE Event

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Hosts Cybersecurity CLE Event
How US Businesses and Organizations Can Comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation
March 13, 2018

When the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018, it will not only affect American businesses and organizations with operations in the EU, but it will also impact organizations with online marketing practices targeted at EU countries. Companies in the hospitality, travel, software services and e-commerce industries as well as institutions of higher education with overseas activities will be particularly affected and should prepare now for compliance with the regulation.

Speakers Alexander R. Bilus and Dr. Axel Freiherr von dem Bussche will:
•    Provide an introduction to the GDPR and to whom it applies
•    Outline practical steps to implement in order to be compliant
•    Provide insights on working with regulators and handling data subject requests
•    Highlight future EU data privacy regulations, including the ePrivacy Directive and cybersecurity laws

Dr. Axel Freiherr von dem Bussche is the Head of the Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice Group at Taylor Wessing and also coordinates the international US Group for Germany. He specializes in the technology sector and in data protection. The focus of his practice is advising on transactions, software licensing, outsourcing, F&E projects, sector-specific drafting of contracts, internet and gambling laws and regulatory issues. In particular, he deals with matters which have an overseas element as well as advising foreign clients expanding into Germany.

Alexander (Sandy) R. Bilus is co-chair of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice. He helps clients understand the legal liabilities they face if a cyberattack or data breach occurs and their compliance obligations to help minimize these risks. Sandy helps clients prepare for cybersecurity incidents, conducts internal investigations in response to potential breaches, and provides representation in related litigation.

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This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for two hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for two hours of total CLE credit. Of these, zero qualifies as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and zero qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law, municipal court law, and/or matrimonial law.