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The EU General Data Protection Regulation – Implications for Asian Businesses

  • 27 Sep 2018
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Mayer Brown, 18F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
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The ACC Hong Kong Board of Directors invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Mayer Brown.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC: The EU General Data Protection Regulation – Implications for Asian Businesses

Does the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply to Asian businesses? What is the scope of the GDPR and its application?  What changes do you have to make in order to comply with the GDPR? Come and join our seminar to take a closer look at the GDPR, which came into force on 25 May 2018. 


Gabriela Kennedy, Partner

 Gabriela Kennedy is a partner of Mayer Brown and head of the Asia IP and TMT group. She is also co-leader of Mayer Brown’s global Intellectual Property practice. She is based in Hong Kong, practising intellectual property, media, information technology and telecommunications law. She handles the full spectrum of intellectual property work from litigation to licensing, strategic advice and portfolio management. Gabriela advises extensively on technology and data protection issues in Hong Kong and throughout Asia, particularly in relation to business processing outsourcing, the cross-border transfer of data, data compliance and data breaches. She has handled a number of data breach complaints filed with the Privacy Commissioner in Hong Kong and has conducted in-depth data audits and drafted/devised privacy manuals and procedures for the Asia operations of a number of multi-national companies. She has been involved with a number of international organisations in discussions involving standard setting for the cross-border transfer of data and the formulation of strategies to deal with cyber-security.


VENUE:  Mayer Brown, 18F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central
DATE:  Thursday, 27 September 2018
TIME:  12:30 PM for lunch, 1:00 to 2:00 PM for presentation
RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than Friday,
21, September 2018
. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.

If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC HONG KONG members. If you are not an ACC HONG KONG member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC HONG KONG Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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