Greenberg Traurig’s Françoise Gilbert to Chair the PLI 17th Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

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Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Françoise Gilbert will be chairing the PLI's Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, which is being held from May 16 - 17, 2016, at the PLI Center, located at 685 Market Street in San Francisco.

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Françoise Gilbert will be chairing the PLI's Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, which is being held from May 16 - 17, 2016, at the PLI Center, located at 685 Market Street in San Francisco. This annual conference will focus on the critical legal issues relating to information privacy and cybersecurity faced by companies that use personal information.

In addition, Gilbert will be speaking about, “Global Privacy & Cybersecurity I: Europe.” She will discuss how the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the EU-US Privacy Shield (once enacted) will impact U.S. companies that process personal information of EU citizens, and will offer practical advice on how they can prepare for the new compliance obligations and legal responsibilities. Gilbert will also moderate the session "CPO Challenges: Managing the Global Cacophony." This panel will address and examine the governance challenges faced by Chief Privacy Officers and their ever-changing role within companies.

Gilbert, a shareholder in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, focuses her practice and research 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, sensors, artificial intelligence, 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.

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