Data Protection in Europe & Beyond: A Webinar

Data Protection in Europe & Beyond: A Webinar

European Institute of Management & FinanceWe’re excited to announce that on Thursday, November 2nd at 14:00 GMT, Taxlinked, in collaboration with the European Institute of Management & Finance in Cyprus, will host its next webinar, focusing on data protection in Europe and beyond.

This is a very timely subject considering that, come May 2018, Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will finally be enforced.

As you may know, this new rule wants to broaden the scope of the region’s data protection law to include all international firms handling EU residents’ data and bring greater consistency to Europe’s data protection regulations.

We have a great set of panelists ready to discuss the latest on GDPR and data protection across the globe, so make sure to book your seat today!


Submit Your Data Protection Questions

Data protection and privacy is a trending topic these days, especially considering the GDPR and all the compliance requirements being brought forth via its enforcement.

As financial practitioners, we’re sure you have plenty of questions on this new regulation and how to better protect your clients’ privacy.

Please remember that your questions drive our discussions, so we look forward to receiving them.


Our Data Protection Experts

Dr. Nick Skrekas, International Lawyer & Economic Analyst, Greece

Dr. Nick Skrekas
International Lawyer, Economic Analyst, Consultant & Public Speaker

Dr. Nick Skrekas is an international financial expert, an expert in Maritime Finance and Law, a legal specialist on international law as well as acclaimed consultant. Dr. Skrekas has worked in top law firms as an expert on EU international programs and as a financial analyst in bulge bracket investment firms. He also has a background in cutting edge financial media like The Wall Street Journal and has authored two books for Thomson Reuters. He has deep experience in financial analysis, international mergers and acquisitions, cross border securitization, due diligence, project finance, international banking and securities law, IPOs, distressed deals, private equity and corporate finance. 

Dr. Skrekas has a Bachelor of Laws with Honors, a Bachelor of Economics, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments, a Masters of Laws, an MBA and Doctorate of Philosophy in Law from top Australian institutions, always graduating with exceptional grades like High Distinctions. His qualifications are recognized in Australia, the UK, the US and the European Union.  Dr. Skrekas is also a member of the International Bar Association and he is a certified analyst.

He has a superior record of more than two decades of professional experience in law, global investments and financial media.

Tomaso Falchetta, Advocacy and Policy Team Lead, Privacy International, UK

Tomaso Falchetta
Advocacy and Policy Team Lead, Privacy International
United Kingdom

Tomaso primarily develops the organisation's international advocacy with the UN, the EU and other relevant intergovernmental bodies. Previously, he worked for Child Soldiers International and for Amnesty International's (AI) International Secretariat in the International Law and Policy Program where he was legal and policy advisor. His main responsibilities included providing advice on international human rights and humanitarian law, drafting intervention before human rights courts and bodies and representing the organization in meetings of UN human rights law experts.

Tomaso is an Italian lawyer and has a Law Degree from the Law College in Ferrara (Italy.)

Sam Pfeifle, Content Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), USA

Sam Pfeifle
Content Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
United State of America

As content director, Sam oversees everything content-related coming out of the IAPP, from the Daily Dashboard to the monthly Privacy Advisor to the IAPP's various blogs, books and Resource Center items, to training and KnowledgeNet content and information.

Pfeifle came to the IAPP after stints overseeing a number of B2B publications, including titles in the physical security, workboat and 3D data capture industries. He began his journalism career with the alternative newsweekly The Portland Phoenix, and wrote a local music column for the paper for 15 years. Pfeifle has a BS in education and a BA in English from the University of Vermont, and spent two years as a high school English teacher in New Hampshire.

In his free time, Pfeifle plays in a bluegrass band, serves on the local school board, coaches baseball, writes scathing letters to the editor of the local paper, and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children in Maine.

This Taxlinked webinar is being co-organized with the European Institute of Management & Finance based in Nicosia, Cyprus.

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