Our guest speaker: Monika Kuschewsky - partner at Van Bael & Bellis
Organisations process and share an ever increasing volume of personal data as do individuals, for instance, on social networking sites. Monika Kuschewsky, partner at Brussels law firm Van Bael & Bellis and head of the firm's European data protection practice, will discuss the changing legal landscape regarding data protection law in Europe and what this means for you and your businessMonika Kuschewsky is a partner at Van Bael & Bellis, a leading independent law firm headquartered in Brussels.
Monika heads the firm’s European data protection law practice and is supported by an international team of lawyers from more than 15 different countries. She is qualified as a company data protection officer (Betrieblicher Datenschutzbeauftragter (GDDcert.)) and has extensive experience managing pan-European data protection law projects and audits for multinationals and small and medium-sized companies established in Asia, Europe and the USA. Monika develops and implements tailor-made compliance programmes and regularly provides data protection law training to clients. She also represents clients before the national data protection authorities in Europe and oversees multi-jurisdictional filings.
Monika advises on all questions of data protection law with a particular focus on international data transfers, outsourcing and HR as well as on data security and other data protection issues, which are relevant to global companies, such as outsourcing and cloud computing. She constantly provides hands-on practical advice regarding the data protection divide between the EU and the US, be it in the field of whistleblowing, e-discovery or others, as well as dealing with the challenges for data protection compliance raised by new technologies and practices, such as social networks, RFID, biometrics and behavioural advertising.
Monika has published articles on data protection law and regularly speaks at conferences.
Monika obtained her law degree from the Free University of Berlin in Germany and an LL.M. in Legal Studies from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. She is a member of the Bar of Berlin, Germany
Participation & how to reserve
The networking lunch is open to members and non-members.
12:15 - 14:00
Restaurant Vert de Gris (first floor)
Rue des Alexiens 63 (see map)
Parking Albertine (Place de la Justice 16 - see map) - 5 minutes walk to restaurant
Pre-registration and pre-payment (preferably via PayPal)
compulsory before 21 May 2011:
IBAN: BE49 3630 3075 2171 - BIC: BBRUBEBB
No-shows or cancellations after registration deadline will be invoiced.
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