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IJE / IBJ for a Deep Dive on the GDPR - 1 Year Later

May 24, 2019 • Brussels, Belgium

Starts: 9:00 AM (GMT)
Ends: 1:30 PM (GMT)
Site: Crowell & Moring
Address: Rue Joseph Stevens 7, B-1000 Brussels View Map (view map)

On May 25, 2019, we will celebrate the first birthday of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are proud to invite you to our seminar with special guest speaker Mr. David Stevens, the newly appointed Chairman of the Belgian Data Protection Authority, who will shed light on the implementation of the GDPR from the point of view of the Authority.

During this Deep Dive we will also lead a discussion and exchange of experiences from the company standpoint: What has happened since May 25, 2018? How do companies and data subjects deal with their various rights and obligations in practice? What issues do companies struggle with and what are the questions they ask their lawyers? What did the regulators do? How did our digital lives change? Is our data now truly better protected than before? 

Specific topics will include:

  • Frequent debates about basic concepts: making the distinction between “controller”, “joint controller” and “processor” is not always straightforward in practice.
  • Vendor management issues, including data processing agreement negotiations.
  • Evolutions in consent options for direct marketing.
  • GDPR enforcement across Europe?
  • Recurring topics in discussions about HR privacy.
  • Managing GDPR in an international environment.
To conclude, we will also take a look at the possible future of the GDPR.

Language: English

Contact: Caroline Bogaert (

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Emmanuel Plasschaert
Partner – Brussels
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Maarten Stassen
Partner – Brussels
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Frederik Van Remoortel
Partner – Brussels
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