Friday, March 2, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM EST
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Holiday Inn Cleveland South 
6001 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131

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Kathleen G. McKiernan- Executive Director 
British-American Chamber of Commerce Ohio 
 Doing business with Europe?

 Ready for the Fine in May?

 GDPR, Data and your new cost of doing business with the EU 

Join us for a Business Breakfast Briefing as we review the GDPR, its fast approaching impact on you, your business and your clients.

What is this about?

 If you hold data on any individual or business in Europe, as a US business, you are subject to penalties by the European Union if you fail to comply with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation, effective May 25, 2018.

 Who does this apply to?

 Any business with European operations, customers and exports, amongst others.

 Who Should Attend?

CEOs, CIOs , COOs, Corporate Counsel , Accountants , Export Compliance Officers and Advisors, Others engaged in business with Europe. 

Topics we will cover:

  • Overview of GDPR: Why, When and How it Applies to US and Ohio Companies
  • GDPR Impact: The impact on day to day operations and the steep Penalties for Non-Compliance
  • What you need to do before May 25, 2018
  • Actions you need to take after May 2018
    • The role of the Data Protection Officer
    • How to perform a Data Protection Impact Assessment
    • What to do if and when you get a Breach Notification
  • GDPR & Brexit Update


Steve Bridges, Managing Director, former British Consul General - Chicago Grant Thornton LLP, Chicago, IL 

Lindsay HohlerPrivacy and Cyber Risk Senior Manager- Grant Thornton LLP, Arlington, VA

Scot Ganow, Senior Counsel -Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLC, Dayton, OH

John Barnes, Partner, Controls Advisory-Grant Thornton LLP, Cleveland, OH

British-American Chamber of Commerce Ohio 

P.O.Box 273 Willoughby, OH 44096