Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is pleased to restart the series of the public lectures in cooperation with Ellex Kļaviņš – everyone is welcome on 11 November at 16:00 at Strēlnieku 4 k-2 to hear a hands-on presentation on GDPR issues from a practicing lawyer from UK, André Bywater, titled “Navigating GDPR pain points - handling data breaches (including via technology) and other challenges in the real world of data protection”.
André Bywater, Partner at Cordery legal compliance company, is a commercial lawyer with a focus on regulatory compliance, processes and investigations. His practice has engaged both the private and public sectors. He was Brussels-based for many years focusing on a multitude of EU issues during which time he worked across Europe and beyond. He has assisted and advised mainly European and US in-house counsel and other company personnel. Further, he has also addressed a variety of legal matters in the context of EU-funded projects building the expertise and capacity of government ministries and agencies in Central and Eastern Europe and further afield. He therefore brings to the practice a wide range of experience and skills.
Mr. Bywater qualified as a lawyer in the UK in 1993. He is a Cambridge University graduate and a fluent French speaker with a reasonable command of Russian.
In the academic year 2019/2020 RGSL is hosting 4 events where distinguished academics and industry experts present topics of importance to our society and industry. These events offer a unique opportunity to engage with key influencers, experts and officials on today`s critical issues that not only have a direct impact on day to day lives but also globally.
The language of the lecture: English.