SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) February 08, 2018
Francoise Gilbert, shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present on the possible effects the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have on businesses during a program titled, “GDPR - How will it impact your business if you or your clients have customers in Europe?,” set for Feb. 12 in San Francisco and Feb. 15 in Silicon Valley. Ms. Gilbert will address how the GDPR’s new stringent compliance obligations, enhancements of individuals’ privacy rights, and significant increases in potential fines are drastically altering the global data privacy and security landscape.
A shareholder in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, Ms. Gilbert focuses her practice and research on U.S. and global data privacy and security matters. She counsels clients on complex issues and compliance requirements, related to evaluating and strategically managing privacy, security, and e-business risks. Some of her favorite engagements include designing data protection programs that comply with the European Union GDPR, shaping digital advertising campaigns, integrating privacy and security controls in data analytics and artificial intelligence projects, identifying and addressing personal data issues likely to arise from products or services used in digital cities, connected devices, intelligent vehicles, and other emerging technologies. Ms. Gilbert is the author and editor of the leading two-volume treatise “Global Privacy and Security Law,” published by Wolters Kluwer (http://www.globalprivacybook.com), which analyzes in depth the privacy and data protection laws of 68 countries on all continents. She has received law degrees and obtained bar admissions both in the United States and in France, and holds CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.