The Long Arm of the GDPR: What it Means for Non-European Companies

The Long Arm of the GDPR: What it Means for Non-European Companies

October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in force since May 2018. The extraterritorial reach of the GDPR is a challenge that non-European businesses have to deal with. Outside the EU, the GDPR applies when an organization's data processing activities relate to offering goods or services to, or monitoring the behavior of, EU residents. But what does it really mean in practice? How are regulators enforcing and interpreting the GDPR? What can we learn from recent enforcement actions? Stop reading posts that start with "I'm not a lawyer but..." and come get a clear understanding of how the law applies to you.


  • Paul Lanois


    Director, Technology, Outsourcing, Cybersecurity and Privacy


    Paul Lanois is Director in Privacy and Security at Fieldfisher. Paul has lived and worked in Paris (France), London (UK), Luxembourg, Zurich...

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