Mary Deligianni, head of our data protection and cybersecurity practice, participated as a speaker and as a panelist at the 4th Data Privacy & Protection Conference, which took place in Athens on 25 June 2019. In her presentation, Mary had the chance to speak about the greatest challenges that companies faced in their effort to comply with the GDPR, the role of the European and national data protection authorities and the forthcoming legislative and regulatory developments in the area of data protection.
Data Protection & Cybersecurity
Zepos & Yannopoulos sponsors the 3rd Annual T.R.A.D.E. Conference organized by AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers) which will be held from 11 to 13 April 2019 in Athens. The conference will deal with the legal challenges and opportunities arising from the global digital revolution and its impact on the international trade.
Our senior associate Mary Deligianni, who is specializing in data protection law, will make a presentation on the impact of the GDPR on the distribution and franchise networks.
Mary Deligianni, senior associate and member of our data protection & cybersecurity practice, participated in the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, which took place in Brussels from 23 to 25 October 2018. The conference, which is widely recognized as the premier global forum on privacy and data protection, provides a unique opportunity for privacy lawyers to interact and exchange opinions with the data protection authorities, IT experts and businesses from around the globe.
Zepos & Yannopoulos in cooperation with CEO Clubs Greece hosted an event addressed to CEOs members of the Club. With less than a week left for the entry of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into effect, it is imperative that businesses understand the real dimensions of the GDPR for them and act accordingly. Apart from the extensive obligations and heavy fines that it imposes, GDPR may be seen not only as another layer of the overall compliance, but also as an opportunity to create a comparative advantage over competitors.
Mary Deligianni, senior associate who specialises in data protection and technology law, made a presentation in the 5th Information Security Conference, which was held on 15 February 2018. Mary dealt with the management of data breaches, including not only the reporting obligations arising from the GDPR, but also other practical issues, such as the contents of a Data Breach Response Plan, the communication of the incident to the public and the need for cyber insurance.
Takis Kakouris, partner, who specialises in data protection and privacy, participated as a panelist in the Law Forum on Data Protection & Privacy, which was held on February 17, 2017 with great success at Hotel NJV Athens Plaza and was organised by Palladian Conferences. Takis Kakouris sat at the panel for cloud computing and presented the legal aspects thereof from a data protection perspective.
To download a copy of his presentation (in Greek) please click below
The Cloud Privacy Check (CPC) is the largest European information platform whose aim is to provide guidance on the data protection issues arising from the use of cloud services. The CPC, which can be freely accessed at www.cloudprivacycheck.eu , is a practical tool addressed to both cloud customers and cloud providers and explains in a simple way the steps that should be followed, so that all parties involved in cloud activities may ensure that such activities are conducted in line with the European data protection laws.
Τhe presentation was addressed to in-house legal counsels and CIOs.