On March 5, 2020 the Cybersecurity Law Report will host a webinar with panelists, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP partner Bridget Treacy and Refinitiv’s chief privacy officer Vivienne Artz, on the General Data Protection Regulation’s (“GDPR”) territorial scope entitled, “Gauging GDPR’s Global Reach.” This webinar will explore the global effect of the GDPR in both the digital and geographic arenas.
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Update: We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and, like many of you, re-assessing our in-person gatherings and events over the next few months. As an immediate step, we have decided to postpone our London Breakfast Meeting and will circulate details of a webinar on this topic shortly. We thank you for your understanding.

On March 17, 2020, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP will host a breakfast briefing in our London office, with guest speakers from Deloitte’s Cyber Breach Support team, to explore UK and EU cyber enforcement trends and discuss the current cybersecurity threat environment. In the face of record-breaking fines handed out by the regulators, securing networks, hardening systems, and protecting data from cyber attacks is becoming ever more critical. Understanding common cyber threats, including the attack vectors, how they work, and how they can be detected, is key to working with IT security colleagues to protect an organization from cyber attacks and respond to incidents.
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On November 18, 2019, Hunton Andrews Kurth will host a networking luncheon in the firm’s Brussels office. The luncheon will feature Isabelle Vereecken, Head of the Secretariat of the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”), and will focus on the role of the EDPB and cooperation between supervisory authorities (“SAs”) in cross-border matters.

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On November 19, 2019, Hunton Andrews Kurth will host an in-person breakfast briefing in the firm’s London office to explore the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), against the backdrop of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

In the seminar, we will discuss:

  • The CCPA in the context of the GDPR, covering the similarities and

Recent headlines underscore the security challenges faced by public-facing businesses. From physical threats to cyber attacks targeting a wide range of critical infrastructure, companies in diverse sectors, such as the financial, retail, entertainment, energy, transportation, real estate, communications and other areas, face a challenging landscape of risks and potential liabilities. Join us on October 28, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. EST, for a webinar to discuss these issues, including why companies should consider SAFETY Act protection and how to obtain it.

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On October 15, 2019, Hunton Andrews Kurth will host a luncheon seminar in our Brussels office on Addressing GDPR Challenges: An Interactive Session on Handling Data Breaches. In this roundtable discussion, our speakers will lead a dialogue to share experiences on handling data breaches under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
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On June 12, 2019, Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) hosted a roundtable discussion in the firm’s Brussels office on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers (“SCCs”). More than 30 privacy leaders joined together to discuss the challenges of the current SCCs and provide their insights on the updated versions. Hunton partner David Dumont led the discussion, while CIPL President Bojana Bellamy illuminated CIPL’s work in this area. The session also featured Cristina Monti, Policy Officer in the International Data Flows and Protection Unit of the EU Commission DG Justice and Consumers.

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On June 12, 2019, Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) will host a roundtable discussion in the firm’s Brussels office on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers. The seminar will feature Ms. Cristina Monti, Policy Officer in the International Data Flows and Protection Unit of the EU Commission DG Justice and Consumers. Participants will:
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On May 3, 2019, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) honored Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) President Bojana Bellamy with the 2019 IAPP Privacy Vanguard Award during its Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C. The IAPP also honored European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli with its 2019 Privacy Leadership Award. Since the early 2000s the IAPP has recognized professionals and organizations making a difference in the world of privacy through these yearly awards.

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During the week of April 1, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (“CIPL”) at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP hosted its annual executive retreat in Washington, D.C. (the “Retreat”). During the Retreat, CIPL held a full-day working session on evolving technologies and a new U.S. privacy framework followed by a closed members only half-day roundtable on global privacy trends with special guest Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland.
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