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Practical Approach to GDPR for IPs

This year's challenge is the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into force on 25 May 2018. Anyone who handles data must comply with data processing legislation, and the new Regulations tighten up existing procedure and introduce more significant penalties for data breaches.


You've read the headlines, and you've seen the fines - this is something that we all need to understand so that we can best protect ourselves in practice. 

Our webinar will look at the provisions of the GDPR and consider the practical implications for IPs, in terms of our own businesses and the insolvent entities to which we are appointed. We will attempt to understand how to deal with data relating to our appointments and the risks in doing so.

Recorded 23 March 2018


£50 + VAT per person

CPD Learning Outcomes

  • Clear concise update on GDPR and the updated data processing requirements that we face
  • An understanding of how these requirements impact on your day to day work.
  • How best to approach data processing in your business and your appointments

Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest or role in insolvency looking for a technical update, a fresh approach or a concentrated introduction to GDPR.

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