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Data Protection Requirements in a Shifting Global Regulatory Landscape
November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please join the Northern Virginia Chamber, VEDP – International Trade, and the Northern Virginia Technology Council for an interactive networking event with speaker Katie Davies of Radius.
We’ve seen remarkable changes in the global regulatory environment. The European court ruling in September 2015 invalidated the EU-US Safe Harbor agreement which left many businesses scrambling to determine what they must do to comply with Europe’s strict data protection laws. The historic Brexit referendum has raised many questions for businesses wondering if they have an adequate level of data protection. On the flip side, these regulatory changes present an opportunity for U.S. cyber security companies.
During this event, the following topics will be discussed:
- How to become compliant with the current EU data protection directives
- Key regulatory changes to the current EU data protection directives
- How the shifting European regulatory environment applies to common scenarios for U.S. businesses
- What steps can be taken to ensure compliance
- Opportunities for U.S. Cyber companies
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Program
4:15 – 4:30 p.m. Q&A/Networking
Katie Davies is the VP International Solution Development for Radius, a company focused on setting up and managing international operations. Katie is an expert in a wide variety of international and cross-border issues including HR, corporate tax, immigration, data protection, and other considerations that businesses face when operating internationally. Katie has been with Radius since 2005 and was previously the Director of Operations for The Beanstalk Group in London (a subsidiary of the Ford Motor Company). Prior to that, she was for 11 years a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), London within the global mobility and expatriate tax practice.