October 3

Olsztyn Conference

AEA-EAL Olsztyn 2017 Seminary

Conference on the subject of personal data security

OLSZTYN, POLAND

7-10 SEPTEMBER 2017

PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF THE EU REGULATION 2016/790 CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA. HOW LAWYERS SHOULD BE PREPARED?

Conference “Practical aspects of the EU regulation 2016/679 concerning the protection of personal data. How the lawyers should be prepared?” took place on September 7-9, 2017 in Olsztyn. The AEA-EAL was a co-organizer of this event with its four prestigious speakers from United Kingdom (Iain Mitchell QC), Hungary (Peter Homoki), China (Susan Ning) and Poland (Manana Topolewska). Dean of the Olsztyn Bar Association Katarzyna Skrodzka – Sadowska and AEA-EAL President Maria Ślązak welcomed participants underlying that presence of lawyers and other guests from seven countries shows a European dimension of the conference. AEA-EAL President highlighted also importance General Data Protection Regulation (further GDPR), its practical aspects of implementation and preparation of lawyers and law firms for the new legal regime. AEA-EAL speakers presented relations of the coming law with the professional secrecy, guidelines of international organization of lawyers on implementation GDPR rules by lawyers and on how to advise clients on application of the Regulation, influence of the GDPR on business processes inside the company as well as on non- EU regulations in the area of data protection including transfer of data to another jurisdiction. The presentations also touched upon the best personal data protection practices under the GDPR, the tools for safe, effective and compliant with law transfer of personal data and practical examples of GDPR implementation challenges for lawyers. Participants also benefitted from the comprehensive cultural program, which allowed them to discover the beauty and hospitality of Warmia and Masuria Region.

Conference presentations are available here

August 2

AEA-EAL Annual Congress in Barcelona, June 15-17, 2017

On June 15-16-17, took place at the Barcelona Bar Association the congress of the our Association, with a very important and successful conference on the new European Regulation about cross-border insolvencies, and the forthcoming Proposal for a Directive on preventive restructuring frameworks and Fresh Start opportunities.

This new Regulation and the forthcoming Proposal for a Directive represent a major step forward in achieving uniform insolvency regulation at European level. This is to avoid obstacles in the management of processes, since more and more companies have branches, and workplaces spread throughout Europe.

The conference in Barcelona brought together a dozen experts from different countries who debated before the participants about their respective systems and the opportunities and advantages of a more harmonized system.

The conference was opened by the member of the Board of the Barcelona Bar, responsible for international affairs.

But not all was work! There were different very kind events for the network and relaxing.

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