Trans-Atlantic Discussion of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS) Directive, and their potential impact on business and trade with the EU – March 1

  • March 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) invites you to a Trade Talk on the EU’S General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its implications for business in the European Union. The GDPR shall apply May 25, 2018. The challenges for EU and non EU companies are high with possible fines of 10 to 20 million Euros or 2 or 4% of the company’s annual global turnover (whichever is higher) to mention only the financial sanctions. Companies will also face the transposition of the Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS) into EU Member States’ laws before May 2018.  The NIS is designed to strengthen cybersecurity in networks and information systems.  How will this affect international commercial partnerships?  How do you prepare for these new compliance requirements? How can you turn data protection and cybersecurity into a competitive advantage?


Featuring via video-conference from Paris, France

Cécile Théard-Jallu
Partner, De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés Law Firm


Georgie Courtois
Partner, De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés Law Firm



Ellen Wasylina
CoChair, Energy and Environment, WIIT
CEO, Transatlantic Global Advisory, LLC


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