Beginning Thursday, 15 October 2020 12:30
End Thursday, 15 October 2020 14:00
Location Online Webinar
Event fees British Chamber members: €0.00 (incl. VAT)
Non-members: €50.00 (incl. VAT)

With Data Privacy and Adequacy forming a part of the current negotiations between the UK and the EU, keeping up to date with the most current information is vital to ensuring that you are not left behind by developments. Join us at the Chamber on the 15th of October for a webinar featuring Sophia in 't Veld MEP, which should help participants understand the complexities of this area.

Data Adequacy is granted to a nation outside the EEA if they provide a level of data protection comparable to European Law. With the EU Commission stating that it 'cannot predict' whether the UK will be fit for this agreement, agreements and regulatory changes around this area could affect any business that deals with personal data. With data protection becoming more important for companies since the advent of GDPR, changes around this area are likely to affect most businesses

Sophia in 't Veld is a Dutch MEP and leader of the Democrats 66 party in the European Parliament. We look forward to her informed opinion in this vital area of European cooperation. 

 

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MEP | European Parliament

Sophie in 't Veld has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2004. She is a member of the Renew Europe Group and serves as the parliamentary leader of the delegation of the social-liberal Dutch political party Democrats 66 (D66) in the European Parliament.

In 't Veld has built a profile around a number of priorities: privacy and data protection, fundamental rights, rule of law, migration and asylum, and pensions. As regards privacy and data protection, she was the liberals' shadow rapporteur on the GDPR and ePrivacy Regulation.
Furthermore, In 't Veld chairs the LIBE Committee’s Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group (DRFMG), is Renew Europe's coordinator in the LIBE Committee and serves as vice president of the LGBTI Intergroup in the European Parliament.

This event is held under the Chatham House Rule.
It aims to provide anonymity to speakers and to encourage openness and the sharing of information. It is now used throughout the world as an aid to free discussion. When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

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