• EU General Data Protection & Privacy Regulation: What impact on business?

    March 27 2012, 01:00 - 01:00
    Location: Hotel InterContinental Paris Le Grand 2 rue Scribe, Paris, 75009

    The AmCham organized a very successful conference this Tuesday on the topic of EU General Data Protection and Privacy regulation: What will be the impact on Business?

    Thanks to the very high-level of speakers and participants, there was a great quality of exchange amongst the stakeholders. The program benefited greatly from the keynote remarks of Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, Présidente of the Commission National de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), and Peter Hustinx, the European Data Protection Supervisor (links to their filmed speeches below).  

    The event was organized with the support of AmCham EU, and thanks to the financial support of our corporate sponsors: (Platinum): GE, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, (Gold): Hogan Lovells, (Silver): DLA Piper.   

    The program consisted of two panels: one institutional and one business.

    Peter Hustinx, European Data Protection Supervisor; Nicolas Dubois, Policy Officer, Data Protection, DG Justice, European Commission; Wendy Moore, Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs for the US Embassy; Michael Donohue Senior Policy Analyst, OECD, and Jean Gonié, AmCham EU Vice Chair for the Digital Economy and Microsoft Europe, completed the institutional panel.

    Business perspectives was widely represented across different sectors and regions (US, France and Europe) during the second panel, with speakers:

    Joseph Alhadeff, Chief Privacy Strategist, Oracle Corporation; Marisa Jimenez, European Privacy Policy Counsel, Google; Marc Mossé, Director for Legal & Public Affairs, Microsoft France; Christian Pardieu, Counsel, Europe Privacy Leader and Government Affairs & Policy, GE; Hans Martens, International Privacy and data Protection for Europe, Eli Lilly

    The panels were moderated by:

    Winston Maxwell, Partner, Hogan Lovells

    Jim Halpert, Communications, E-Commerce and Privacy practice of DLA Piper US 

    Videos of the keynote remarks made by

    Isabelle Falque Pierrotin: here

    Peter Hustinx: here

    Wendela Moore: here

    Photos from the event are available online: here

    White Paper from the Digital Economy Working Committee « droit à l’oubli en France »