LexisNexis GDPR Conference: The International, Regional, and Local Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation

Course Outline

The reach of the GDPR extends far beyond the European Union across legal jurisdictions and industry sectors, with ramifications affecting practices relating to data privacy in Hong Kong, China, and the international legal sphere. LexisNexis is proud to have esteemed practitioners from an eclectic range of sectors in the legal industry to share their expert perspectives on this monumental legal development.

Course Schedule

Date: 19 September 2018 | Time: 0900 - 1700 | Fee: HKD4,500

Venue: Cliftons Hong Kong (Rooms 508-520, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Rd, Central)

CPD: 6 CPD Points (Accredited by The Law Society of Hong Kong)

Level: Intermediate | Language: English

Mr. Stephen Wong         The interplay of technological development and the trending topics under GDPR
  • Addressing the privacy risks arising from technological development
  • Enhanced rights and control of data subjects
  • Statutory requirements on accountability and transparency
Mr. Dominic Wai Is complying with the PDPO enough for the purpose of GDPR – An overview of the compliance requirements and risks under Hong Kong PDPO and EU GDPR
  • Overview of Hong Kong PDPO and EU GDPR
  • Cross-border investigation, litigation and enforcement
  • Internal investigations – issues
  • Regulatory investigations
  • Privilege issues
Mr. Mike Swift International study of GDPR and Global Privacy and Data Security Law
  • The extraterritorial effect of GDPR in Asia and North America with case studies in a global context
  • The Impact of GDPR on the development of privacy laws and norms around the world, like US-EU Privacy Shield
  • The study on the national privacy and data security law in US
Ms. Song Ying Decode Key Risks and Compliance Requirements under Data Protection System of Mainland China
  • Legal frame work re data protection in China
  • Data protection supervision agencies in China
  • Public enforcement in China
  • Private enforcement in China
  • Compliance proposals for MNCs in mainland China to handle with data protection
Ms. Heidi Chui GDPR Industry Focus : How does GDPR impact Financial Services? Any extra challenge for banks, securities firms and insurance companies?
  • Overview of the relevance of GDPR to Financial Services
  • The impact of GDPR on Financial Services in terms of compliance, IT, and human resources
  • Specific issues for banks, fund houses and insurance companies, solutions and actions