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Attending the UK’s premier data protection law conference will give you the opportunity to:

Robert Bond, Partner, Speechly Bircham

Gain an in-depth insight and understanding of the new EU regulatory proposals and their impact upon the data protection landscape in the UK

Richard Cumbley, Partner, Linklaters

Examine the consequences of recent developments for the public and private sectors

Hazel Grant, Partner, Bristows

Understand a variety of regulatory regimes outside of the UK and how these can impact organisations

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Chaired by: Bridget Treacy, Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams

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Assess recent developments in data protection and benefit from practical advice to ensure compliance

Nick Graham, Partner, SNR Denton

Rosemary Jay, Senior Attorney, Hunton & Williams Renzo Marchini, Counsel, Dechert Bridget Treacy, Partner, Hunton & Williams Eduardo Ustaran, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse Mark Watts, Partner, Bristows


“Expert instruction and advice from industry leaders. A calibre that I have come to expect from LexisNexis” Paul Crum-Ewing, Liberty Global Europe

Data Protection Law & Practice Why attend this conference? 2012 promises to be an important year for those involved in the area of data protection. The new EU Data Protection Regulations will transform the way that those charged with complying with the law will need to approach their work and significantly affect the ramifications for failing to apply the law correctly. There can seldom have been a time when it has been more vital for those involved in data protection to ensure they are fully aware of changes in the regulatory sphere.

Hear what previous delegates have said:

Chaired by Bridget Treacy, Managing Partner of Hunton & Williams, and featuring presentations from an array of the finest minds in the area of data protection law in Europe, Butterworths’ Data Protection conference is indisputably the place to update yourself on all the major developments. Ensure that you are prepared to face the challenges of compliance lying ahead, armed with the legal insight and practical knowledge you need!

Jennie Rooney, MTG AB (Viasat)

Who should attend? • In-house legal counsel from the public and private sector seeking advice and guidance on the area of data protection and regulatory compliance

“Concise, interesting and valuable.” James Ralan, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

“Lovely venue with friendly atmosphere and approachable speakers. Good range of subjects covered” “Superb. Extremely useful” Lydia Fairfax, Geldards LLP

Sponsorship Opportunities Promote your brand, showcase your expertise and meet new clients. Various sponsorship opportunities are available at this event. For more information contact Jon Martin on +44 (0) 20 7400 2562 or email

• Heads of IT, from the public and private sectors, charged with formulating a data protection strategy

• Private practice solicitors and barristers practising in the area of data protection and information law

• Solutions providers of data protection technology • Anyone looking to get to grips with this often complex area of law

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Pre-Conference Networking All our delegates will be able to take advantage of our preconference online networking. Our system, Leebug, allows you to connect with other delegates, discuss and debate the issues, set up meetings and submit questions for the panels.


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Thursday 31 May 2012

08:30 Registration & Refreshments





Practical advice on handling an ICO audit as well as carrying out your own

Chairman’s opening remarks Bridget Treacy, Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams


• The Information Commissioner’s Office has mandatory powers to require public bodies to submit to audit and is looking to extend those to the private sector • Increasingly, invitations are being made to companies to allow the ICO to conduct audits and impose obligations as part of enforcement • What is the extent of ICO powers in this regard? • How are how the powers being used? • Assessing the use of audit as a compliance tool Rosemary Jay, Partner, Hunton & Williams

The transformation of data protection law From nerdy to business critical • Why has data protection become such a key business issue? • What are the risks of getting it wrong? • Practical issues affecting compliance today • Key challenges for the future Eduardo Ustaran, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse


Assessing the practical implications of the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation • Background to the proposal • Accountability • New definitions • Applicable law & jurisdiction • Data transfers • Controllers & processors • Right to be forgotten • Notification & authorization • Data breach • Sanctions & remedies • Harmonization? Hazel Grant, Partner, Bristows Mark Watts, Partner, Bristows

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Bespoke data transfer solutions: what works… and what doesn’t • Defining the issue • Considering the options • Creating a bespoke solution • Why BCRs deserve a second chance Bridget Treacy, Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams

Data breaches


Interactive panel discussion: Practical advice and legal opinions on current issues in data protection • Do the new European recommendations adequately and successfully address the shortcomings of the law? • Will they work well in practice? • What are the other key developments in data protection law? • How are other jurisdictions approaching the issues? • Your opportunity to ask questions, participate in and shape the debate Ruth Boardman, Partner, Bird & Bird Robert Bond, Partner, Speechly Bircham Richard Cumbley, Partner, Linklaters Nick Graham, Partner, SNR Denton Eduardo Ustaran, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse

‘Apps’ and data protection • With the phenomenal growth of companies producing their own mobile applications and links with social networks like Facebook, there is a growing need to understand the particular challenges presented by this type of activity to data protection compliance • Explore this area, gain an insight into how the law applies and practical tips to ensure your organization is compliant Nick Graham, Partner, SNR Denton

The EU Cookies regime - picking up the pieces

• Learn about the new rules for data breach • Understand which EU countries already have breach notification requirements • What we can learn from experience of the existing rules and rules for telcos Ruth Boardman, Partner, Bird & Bird

The long and the short of it: are FATCA and the Patriot Act a threat to European businesses? • What are FATCA and the Patriot Act about? • Myths and misdescriptions • Are there EU equivalents, and what do they say? • Are they a threat to cloud services take up? • Is the only ‘safe cloud’ a ‘German cloud’? Richard Cumbley, Partner, Linklaters

Morning Refreshments • The old regime • The new regime • The current state of play in EU • The IAB “I” solution to OBA • The Art. 29 WP Opinion on “Consent” • ICC UK Cookie Code • What next? Robert Bond, Partner, Speechly Bircham



Data protection and the cloud – will the proposed new Regulation liberate cloud take-up? • Moving data into the cloud – the position under the existing law: impediments and solutions • Will the Regulation make it easier for cloud customers to satisfy regulatory requirements? • Will cloud providers be liberated to offer better solutions into the EU • Will the new sub-processor provisions permit providers more flexibility? • Is the proposed regulation an opportunity missed? Renzo Marchini, Counsel, Dechert


Chairman’s closing remarks and Q&A session


Close of Conference

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Take this excellent opportunity to position your organisation at the forefront of the market. This conference will provide an excellent platform to raise your organisation’s profile in front of key industry participants and showcase your expertise and services as the pre-eminent organisation in the field.

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