SILICON VALLEY, Calif. (PRWEB) April 14, 2016
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Françoise Gilbert will speak at the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, which is taking place Tuesday, April 19, at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco, California. This whole day event, covering a range of issues such as cybersecurity, cross-border eDiscovery, data protection, and records management, is designed specifically for attorneys from law firms and corporate legal departments, as well as for litigation support professionals.
Gilbert will be addressing the topic, “How to handle cross-border transfers in the aftermath of the Schrems Case, post Safe Harbor and the birth of the GDPR.” She will discuss how the EU–U.S Privacy Shield and the EU General Data Protection Regulation will impact U.S. based companies, which carry out international data transfers, by creating new compliance responsibilities and legal obligations.
Gilbert, a shareholder in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, focuses her practice on U.S. and global data privacy and security in a wide variety of markets, including, among others, Internet, cloud computing, big data, connected devices, robots, and other emerging technologies. Her clients include public or multi-national entities, cloud service providers, big data analytics companies, connected device developers, B2C and B2B businesses, publishers, Internet stores, insurance companies, financial institutions, manufacturers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofit organizations, software developers, and others.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group
Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group is a multidisciplinary legal team focused on guiding emerging technology companies through all the stages of their development, from initial business formation through angel or venture capital financing to initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. Drawing on the firm’s broad platform, the group offers clients a streamlined approach to meeting their diverse legal needs – a single team that can scale up its services as clients’ businesses grow. The attorneys regularly advise clients on a host of pressing legal issues, from IP protection and software/IT matters through labor and employment, compensation, and tax issues.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.