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Interview with Lionel Gendarme - Partner at Grant Thornton Luxembourg

lionel gendarme grant thorntonIn preperation of the GDPR+1 Data Privacy Conference which takes place on the 22nd May 2019 in Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) we had the opprotunity to interview Lionel Gendarme - Partner at Grant Thornton Luxembourg.

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Interview with Katryna Dow - CEO and founder of Meeco

Katryna Dow SquareIn preperation of the GDPR+1 Data Privacy Conference which takes place on the 22nd May 2019 in Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) we had the opprotunity to interview Katryna Dow , CEO and founder of Meeco.

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Interview with Dr. Anja Keller - data protection officer of Deutscher Fachverlag

In preperation of the GDPR+1 Data Privacy Conference which takes place on the 22nd May 2019 in Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) we had the opprotunity to interview Dr. Anja Keller, data protection officer of Deutscher Fachverlag.

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Interview with Alexandre Mollard - data protection officer of Lombard International Assurance

Alexandre MollardIn preperation of the GDPR+1 Data Privacy Conference which takes place on the 22nd May 2019 in Luxembourg we had the opprotunity to interview Alexandre Mollard, Chief Compliance Officer and Data Protection Officer of Lombard International Assurance.

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Interview with Gerry Rankin - Global Head - Privacy Risk Management of Anonos BigPrivacy

Gerry Rankin Anonos BigPrivacy Gray Background1In preperation of the GDPR+1 Data Privacy Conference wich takes place on the 22nd May 2019 in Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) we had the opportunity to interview Gerry Rankin, Global Head - Privacy Risk Management of Anonos BigPrivacy.

 

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Interview with Xavier Lefevre - CEO of Fair & Smart

Xavier LefevreWe now live in a GDPR world where companies doing business in Europe can be fined with up to 20 million Euros or 4% of the total annual worldwide turnover in the preceding financial year, whichever is higher, if they or their services do not comply to GDPR.

As the dust settles, the post implementation began and we await increasing enforcement actions under GDPR.

In preperation of the GDPR+1 Data Privacy Conference which takes place on the 22nd May 2019 in Luxembourg we had the opprotunity to interview Xavier Lefevre, CEO of "Fair&Smart SAS" - a french service provider based in Metz, France, offering a simple, efficient and secure data privacy management solution - regarding his impressions on the influence of the GDPR on his business case.

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Seminar: Effects of the e-Privacy Regulation (ePR) on business (Speaker: Martin Kerz, DURY Rechtsanwälte)

castle 3415423 128012. March 2019, 10:00-14:00, IHK Trier (Educational Center Room E7)

On 12 March, Martin Kerz, attorney at law from the law firm DURY Rechtsanwälte, gave a seminar at the IHK Trier on the effects of the e-Privacy Regulation (ePR) on companies. The meeting was organised by the EIC Trier in co-operation with the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Trier as well as the Chamber of Handicrafts Trier. In the cource of the seminar, attorney Martin Kerz discussed, among other things, which requirements are placed on SMEs in the implementation of the ePR, what is already known about the planned regulations, from when these regulations are obligatory and how to best prepare for it.

Find out more about the target group and the programme of the event below.

Conference IAPP Data Protection Intensive: France (Paris, 12-13 February 2019)

ssl 2890762 1280On 12 and 13 February 2019, companies from all over the world gathered in Paris to attend the Data Protection Intensive: France 2019 conference of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). We at DURY Compliance & Consulting GmbH also took the opportunity to exchange ideas with other data protection actors and experts from the data protection industry.

During the presentations, which were held in English and French, the participants gained a comprehensive insight into various topics and questions relating to the General Data Protection Regulation and were able to familiarize themselves with the rights and duties of the data controller and the processor as well as with the role of the data protection officer. Some presentations also dealt with the modalities of data protection impact assessment and the right to privacy. Data Protection Officers also had the opportunity to report on their data protection practices in 15-minute keynote speeches. In addition, the IAPP presented its Privacy Core e-learning tool, which will facilitate the training of data protection staff in the future. The networking sessions between the presentations rounded off the event and gave participants the opportunity to deepen the topics covered in the presentations, discuss issues raised and discuss challenges and best practices.

Workshop "292 days of the GDPR - New examples from daily practice" (12 March 2019, Ockenfels)

privacy policy 3344455 1280On 12 March 2019, DURY Compliance & Consulting GmbH (represented by its managing director, Ms Sandra DURY ass. jur.) took part in a workshop on "292 days of the DSGVO - new examples from daily practice", organised by the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of Rhineland-Palatinate. Please read below which topics were dealt with during the workshop.

New study by techconsult: German companies have difficulties implementing the GDPR

Grafik Studie 1Seven months after its introduction, the General Data Protection Regulation still poses challenges for many companies in Germany. This was the result of a study (Called the "DSGVO Index" in German) conducted by analyst firm techconsult in November 2018 with the support of Microsoft, Tarox, Avedos, SEP and QSC, covering all industries and sizes. As part of the study, 259 German companies were asked about their experiences with the GDPR.

Below you will find more information on the objectives and results of the study.