Annual Conference on European Protection Law 2016

7-8 Apr 2016

“Our office Associate Michalis Fieros attended the Annual Conference on European Protection Law 2016. The conference was organized and hosted by the Academy of European Law on the 7th and 8th of April at Brussels. The two day conference was focused on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on Personal Data Protection within the EU.

The presentations and discussions involved a number of topics including:

  • ‘‘GDPR: Key novelties and implementation challenges’’
  • ‘‘The Impact of the GDPR on Businesses’’
  • ‘‘The Impact of the GDPR on Consumers’’
  • ‘‘Practical implementation of the GDPR: preparing for accountability requirements’’

The GDPR was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 27 April 2016. While the Regulation will enter into force on 24 May 2016, it shall apply from 25 May 2018.”

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