How will your business be affected and what you can do to keep one step ahead of the new and wide-ranging GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)?

In this 20-minute video, Manu Sharma, director of Grant Thornton’s data privacy and cyber security services, leads a panel discussion on recent affairs and upcoming legislation affecting data protection and privacy.

The panel includes: Dai Davis, partner of Percy Crow Davis & Co and adviser to Grant Thornton; Franklin Akinsuyi, a senior manager in our data protection team and a director with DataLaws Ltd; and Paul Olukoya, an associate director within our data privacy team.

Topics covered include: 

  • key highlights of the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • differences between the Data Protection Act 1998 v GDPR
  • who is affected, including those outside of the EU
  • ‘Privacy Shield’ proposals versus US-EU Safe Harbour framework
  • timeline for implementation and enforcement of GDPR
  • what should organisations be doing to prepare for the new legislation. 

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